West, East win in football openers

High school football started Friday night, and the West Montgomery football team had a strong showing in their season opener as they defeated Marvin Ridge, 45 to 21.

Junior Jarett Little and sophomore Fred Lomax scored two touchdowns each. Seniors Caleb Drake and Suave Pegues had one touchdown each, and senior Walker Harrison scored 9 points kicking.

West will play at Eastern Guilford Aug. 30, and John Inman will have play-by-play coverage on WMTG starting at 7 o’clock Friday evening. Jackie Morris talks with West coach Nick Eddins on “The Fifth Quarter”, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons in our 1 and 5 o’clock news updates.

East Montgomery also won their season opener Friday versus Union Pines, by a score of 27 to 22. East faces Harrells Christian Academy Aug. 30.

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