Football: Pine Lake Prep at Cherryville
Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Pine Lake Prep (6-2, 1-1) at Cherryville (2-6, 1-1). Last meeting: Cherryville won 23-6 last year. Players to watch: Pine Lake – RB Austin Cook, LB Will Harwood, DB Zac Gallant; Cherryville – QB Grant Henderson, WR Yung Sherrill. THE SKINNY: Pine Lake needs a win to keep pace with the leaders in the Southern Piedmont 1A conference. The Pride need to tighten a defense that allowed 52 points last week. Running back Austin Cook (250 yards and three touchdowns last week) has been an offensive force all season for the Pride. He has 1,016 yards and 12 touchdowns on 107 carries. Pine Lake’s defense is led by Harwood, who has team highs in tackles (59) and fumble recoveries (five).