Thursday, December 7, 2023

Football: Special teams, big plays lift North Brunswick to fourth straight

North Brunswick 31   Southwest Onslow 7

The North Brunswick defense continued the impressive play it has shown over the last few weeks as the Scorpions rallied from down seven to grab a 31-7 road win against Southwest Onslow.

Michael Rivers. Photo courtesy- Cape Fear Photography.
Michael Rivers. (Photo courtesy- Cape Fear Photography.)

Jc Smith rushed for over 100 yards and North Brunswick used another strong effort on special teams to remain unbeaten at 2-0 in conference and 6-2 overall.

Kiya Moore had a long kick return for a touchdown to even the score at seven-all, while Jc Smith took an 85 yard run to the house to give the Scorps a 14-7 lead at the half.

Jathan Deberry added a short-yardage touchdown. Michael Rivers connected on his third field goal in as many games and Moore scored his second touchdown of the game during the fourth quarter.

North Brunswick (2-0, 6-2) takes a four game winning streak into a home game against Dixon (0-2, 2-5) on Friday, Oct. 21.

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