Joshua Allen rushed for 337 yards and five TDs in Victory Christian's 47-19 home win over Marvin Ridge. The Mavericks have played a tough schedule and are 0-5 heading into conference play at Cuthbertson.
Other Oct. 2 scores involving Union County include:
Weddington 20, Charlotte Country Day 17
Piedmont 48, West Stanly 0
Independence 42, Porter Ridge 7
Cameron Tripp threw for two touchdowns and rushed for another and Aaron Braswell scored three TDs while Piedmont's defense earned its first shutout since 2010. UPDATED.
Parkwood rushed for 431 yards on 9.6 yards per carry in a 55-13 road win over Cherryville. The Rebels enter their bye week with a 4-2 record. For details on all seven games involving Union County, see Sunday's print edition of The Enquirer-Journal. Here are Friday's final scores:
Sun Valley 48, Monroe 47
Parkwood 55, Cherryville 13
Piedmont 23, CATA 14
Cuthbertson 28, Providence Day 10
Davidson Day 20, Marvin Ridge 17
North Rowan 14, Forest Hills 12
South Stanly 17, Union Academy 6
Jeremiah Miller and Albert Funderburke scored three touchdowns each to lead Sun Valley High to an exciting win over Monroe. The Spartans trailed by 12 points in the third quarter before raillying for the win. Sophomore QB Demarco Reaves threw three TD passes for the Sun Valley, including the game-winner to Miller from 40 yards out with 29 seconds left in the game on a third and 15 play.
Central Academy's Elijah Inuwa won the 2014 Union County cross country meet again, this time in a career-best time of 15:52.8. Weddington's boys and Marvin Ridge's girls cruised to the team titles.
CATA travels to Piedmont and Monroe hosts Sun Valley in Week 6 of the Union County football season. Porter Ridge and Weddington have byes. See a breakdown of the matchups inside.