A.L. Brown defeated Shelby 44-0 Thursday night to kick off the high school football season.
The Wonders’ ground game led the way. South Piedmont Conference co-offensive player of the year Kalif Phillips ran for two touchdowns for Kannapolis.
Dante Pinkston, Malik Patterson and South Rowan transfer Ricky Sherrill rushed for a score each.
Quarterback Keeon Johnson found Keenan Medley for the Wonders’ only passing touchdown.
The varsity game was played Thursday to accommodate the American Legion World Series, which begins Friday in Shelby.
For more results, stay tuned to cabprepsports.blogspot.com. Football scores and updates from fall sports across Cabarrus County will be posted on the blog throughout the season.