HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Catholic (3A), Grimsley (4A) capture state titles (summaries)

Published Friday, May 7th, 2021

By CHRIS HOBBS

HobbsDailyReport.com

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.

3A SUMMARY: 2020-21 NCHSAA 3A Football Championship – Charlotte Catholic 14 – Havelock 7

4A SUMMARY: 2020-21 NCHSAA 4A Championship – Grimsley 28 – C Gibbons 8 (1)

 

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