By CHRIS HOBBS
Charlotte Catholic and Greensboro Grimsley captured state varsity football championships on Friday night.
Catholic, the West No. 4 seed, edged East No. 3 Havelock 14-7 for a state 3A title at N.C. State.
Grimsley, the West 4A champ, won a battle of top seeds, winning 28-8 over Cardinal Gibbons at North Carolina.
Catholic finished 9-1 with postseason wins over Crest, A.C. Reynolds and Monroe to get to another title game.
Havelock finished 10-1.
Grimsley (11-0) had playoff wins over East Forsyth, Durham Hillside and Butler to reach the state 4A title game.