FOOTBALL ROUND UP: Eckard, Bears claw Indians
Running back Jordan Eckard scored three touchdowns, helping Bunker Hill defeat St. Stephens on the road Friday night in Hickory, 39-26.
The Bears (2-0) led 24-6 at halftime behind touchdown runs by Eckard and one each from quarterback Colton Chapman and wideout J’len Wilson.
Janarion Knox led St. Stephens (0-2) with three touchdowns in Friday's contest, including two on the ground and one through the air.
Newton-Conover 50, Lexington 28
The Red Devils bounced back from a loss to Chase last week with a 22-point road victory.
Tyrell Fleming rushed for two touchdowns and caught two more from quarterback Thomas Corpening, who also ran for a touchdown of his own.
Other Red Devils with touchdowns, including Nick Baker (one), Blake Roberts (one), Anthony Clontz (one).