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Northwood beats Warren County to advance in the football playoffs

Posted Saturday, November 12, 2005

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Pittsboro, NC - The No. 7 seed Northwood Chargers beat No. 10 Warren County 35-20 on Friday night in the first round of the state 2-AA playoffs.

Tobias Palmer scored with a 3-yard run with 3:56 left in the first quarter. Warren County quarterback Victor Hunt answered with a 1-yard run to pull the Eagles (6-5) to within a point. Palmer responded with scoring runs of 27 and 8 yards to give Northwood a 21-6 halftime lead.

In the second half Palmer had touchdowns of 4 and 74 yards, tying the school-record five touchdowns he had set earlier this season against Burlington Williams. Tobias Palmer racked up 202 rushing yards.

The No. 7 seed Chargers (9-3) will take on No. 2 Cedar Ridge (9-3) in next Friday's second round. Cedar Ridge beat Northwood 17-7 three weeks ago in Pittsboro.

SUMMARY

Warren County 6 0 0 14 -- 20
Northwood 7 14 0 14 -- 35

SCORING SUMMARY

N -- Tobias Palmer 3 run (Jordan Robinson kicked), 3:56

WC -- Victor Hunt 1 run (kick failed), 1:25

N -- Palmer 27 run (Robinson kicked), 9:05

N -- Palmer 8 run (Robinson kicked), 4:39

N -- Palmer 4 run (Robinson kicked), 11:03

WC -- Jeremy Davis 29 pass from Hunt (Demario Sims run), 9:23

N -- Palmer 74 run (Robinson kicked), 9:00

WC -- Sims 6 run (run failed), 3:48

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING - Northwood (Palmer 24-202, 5 TDs; Kenny Allen 9-52, Andreas McCormick 5-18, Demetrius Johnson 11-55, Blaine Sturdivant 2-4, Dean Hatami 2-0), WC (Michael Robinson 10-120, Barry Milam 4-3, Carl Moss 1-3, Sims 3-12, Hunt 4-18).

PASSING - Northwood (Hatami 4-7-0-70), WC (Hunt 8-20-0-89).

RECEIVING - Northwood (Zach O'Dell 1-15, Tim Courtney 1-8, Allen 2-47), WC (Jeremy Davis 3-43, Jeremy Simes 1-14, Moss 2-11, Patrick Davis 1-4, Eric Stevenson 1-20, Gary Jones 1-7).

Records - Northwood 9-3, Warren County 6-6.

 
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Northwood beats Warren County to advance in the football playoffs
Tobias Palmer racked up 5 touchdowns and 202 rushing yards.
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