Football: Cherryville vs. Pine Lake @NW Cabarrus HS
7:30 PM at Pine Lake (Northwest Cabarrus High School ). This is the first meeting. Cherryville (2-6, 1-1) vs. Pine Lake Prep (0-7, 0-2). Players to watch: Cherryville – FB Darius Wingate, RB R.J. Abernathy, DB Caleb Hollars; Pine Lake Prep – QB Zach Pacious, P Alex Wrench, WR Joe Berg. THE SKINNY: First-year Pine Lake Prep, still searching for its elusive first victory, was overmatched in a 59-point loss to Bessemer City last week. The Pride must tighten a defense that allowed three running backs to rush for more than 100 yards. A bright spot was Austin Pirkle’s 68-yard touchdown catch from Pacious. Pirkle caught eight passes for 133 yards. Cherryville won 48-0 against Gastonia Highland last week.