High School Football: Jacksonville-Area Week 2 Roundup

Table of Contents Croatan 20, West Craven 14Jacksonville 48, White Oak 6New Hanover 34, Northside

Croatan 20, West Craven 14

Croatan scored 20 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to rally past host West Craven on Saturday.

The Cougars trailed 14-0 after three quarters.

Alex Barnes rushes for 76 yards on 16 carries, including a 3-yard touchdown run for the Cougars. Caden Barnett added a 1-yard scoring run and Anthony Bentz had a 20-yard touchdown run for Croatan.

West Craven’s scores came when Taqundre Cherry threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Nihkel Rush and when Brayden Manley ran for a 1-yard touchdown.

Croatan (1-1) visits East Carteret on Friday while West Craven (0-1) plays host to New Bern.

Jacksonville 48, White Oak 6

Quarterback Josh Benton ran for 161 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries and threw for 91 yards and two more scores to lead Jacksonville to its 11th consecutive victory over White Oak.