STANLY FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Bulldogs, Rebel Bulls open conference play
Published 5:36 am Friday, September 30, 2022
The Albemarle Bulldogs and South Stanly Rebel Bulls varsity football both opened conference play Thursday night with home games.
Robinson 48, Albemarle 9
The first quarter-and-a-half started well for Albemarle as it hosted 2A’s No. 7 ranked J.M. Robinson.
Albemarle (1-5, 0-1) led 9-7 after a first-quarter 60-yard touchdown pass from Dre Davis to Jaylen Pinkney and a 26-yard field goal from Cristo Sanchez early in the second.
However, Robinson (5-1, 1-0) scored the next 41 points of the game, including 21 unanswered in the first half to lead 28-9 at halftime, and 21 points in the second half.
Albemarle hosts South Stanly Oct. 7 as part of both homecoming festivities and a celebration of 100 years of Albemarle football.
Mount Pleasant 60, South Stanly 0
The losing streak for the Rebel Bulls (0-6, 0-1), including a loss in the final game of last season, reached seven last night with a home loss to the Tigers (4-2, 1-0).
South Stanly was shut out for the fourth time this season and allowed 60 or more points scored for the second straight week.