West Johnston came back for a 31-22 season-opening varsity football win over visiting Harnett Central on Friday night.
The Trojans opened the scoring as Hayden Smith found Jaden Meadows on a deep ball.
John Rhody ran for Central’s second TD.
Smith connected with Rhody for Central’s final touchdown.
Sophomore Carl Thames ran for four touchdowns for the Wildcats.
Central led 14-12 at the half. The Wildcats topped the Trojans, 40-20, at HC to lead off the 2017 season.