From Asheville High School: Petie Scarborough
Petie played in the rivalry games during his sophomore, junior, and senior years, but his performance in the 1999 game at Reynolds was legendary. In that game, he caught six passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns as the Cougars knocked off the eventual North Carolina 4A State Champions 16-14. That was the Rocket’s lone loss of the season. Petie went on to set Asheville High School’s single season receiving record with 1,197 yards in his senior year, the same year he was named Gatorade’s Player of the Year in North Carolina. He went on to play football at Mars Hill College and the CFL. He currently lives and works in Asheville.
From A.C. Reynolds High School: John Thomas
John played in the rivalry as a junior and senior. During his junior year, he intercepted a pass for a TD and was the second leading tackler for Reynolds during the game. During his senior year, he ran a blocked a punt for a touchdown and was the leading tackler for Reynolds.