BUY: Hickory continues recovery season with 64-14 rout of Foard | Sports news from the school


Senior Jake Prince added a blocked punt on a dominant night for the Red Tornadoes. Hickory limited Foard QB Aiden Landrum to 62 yards on 8 of 20 passes, sacking and pressuring him on several occasions.

“We’re playing for a possible conference championship, and if it’s not a conference championship, we’re looking at the major implications of the playoffs,” Glass said of next Friday’s trip to Statesville to face the Greyhounds, who are currently one game ahead of Hickory. and North Lincoln for first place in the Western Foothills 3A. “… We have to be locked up this week, there can be no distractions.

“It’s really hard not to overlook some teams knowing that you have this big game coming up,” he added. “Statesville is undefeated, they’re the best team in our league, so we’re looking forward to the challenge. Win or lose, we’ll give them all we’ve got as always.

On the other hand, Foard ends the season at home against St. Stephens, who have lost five straight games since a 21-0 win over West Iredell on September 17.

Remarks: In addition to Baker, Maddox and Prince, other seniors for Hickory include Shawn Rawlins, Josiah Edwards, Zion Ettison, Tripp Young and Jaheim Williams … The Red Tornadoes scored 64 points on Friday and 63 in a West Iredell shutout. the previous week. Prior to the win over West Iredell, Hickory hadn’t scored 60 points in a game since a 68-21 road win over West Caldwell on October 12, 2018. Foard has lost 13 straight games since winning this season. last spring, the longest active losing streak among teams at all three regional conferences – Western Foothills 3A, Catawba Valley 2A and Northwestern 3A / 4A


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