Raiders fall at South Granville

by | Nov 6, 2021 | Articles, Midway

Trey Gregory runs with a pitch on Midway’s second scoring drive.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Host South Granville, the No. 9 seed in the East bracket of the NCHSAA 2-A football playoffs, took a 44-21 win over No. 24 Midway on Friday night.

The Vikings (5-6) led 16-0 on a pair of touchdowns and 2-point conversions before the Raiders (6-5) got on the board on Wyatt Holland’s scoring pass to Kendrick Tyndall with 7:21 left in the half.

The Vikings led, 30-7, at the half.

The Raiders scored in the second half on a Holland pass to Jamir McCrae in the third quarter and a scoring reception by Nate Smith that drew the visitors within 36-21 with 7:31 to go.

South Granville travels to eighth-seeded Nash Central (6-5) in the second round.

Khawan Bobbitt (3) runs for a South Granville first down.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Charlie Vestal throws for South Granville’s second score.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Wyatt Holland passes on Midway’s first touchdown drive.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Kendrick Tyndall (12) takes a reception for Midway’s first touchdown.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Randy McMillan (54) of the Raiders blocks an extra point.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Wyatt Holland gains on a keeper on Midway’s third scoring drive.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Nate Smith is headed for six points after a catch for the Raiders.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Junior Acosta kicks Midway’s third extra point at South Granville.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Midway’s defense makes a fourth-down stop in a 44-21 setback.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

Midway coach Cory Barnes talks to his team after the game.
(Dunn Area Sports Photo/Paul Burgett)

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