Monday, November 9, 2009

Football playoff pairings announced

The NCHSAA football playoff pairings were announced Saturday and five South Piedmont Conference teams will have a chance for the state title.

Jay M. Robinson, Hickory Ridge and A.L. Brown are in the 3AA West bracket while Northwest Cabarrus and Concord are in the 3A West bracket.

Here are the first round pairings:

Class 3AA West:

No. 5 Hickory Ridge at No. 8 North Forsyth
No. 14 Jay M. Robinson at No. 3 A.L. Brown

Class 3A West:

No. 9 Northwest Cabarrus at No. 8 Concord

Two first round conference rematches should be interesting Friday. Northwest Cabarrus beat Concord 40-32 in their last meeting, while A.L. Brown beat Robinson 34-14 earlier in the season.

To look at the full brackets, visit Games will be played Friday night.