These schools have been rivals since 1965 when the first game was played. They play within the same football conference and the outcome of the game usually has large playoff implications. Eastern Alamance won last season’s contest by a score of 41-20. Western Alamance looks to rebound this season and defend their home turf when the rivalry resumes.
An early pick 6 for Western put them on the board 7-0. Eastern reciprocated with a touchdown and tied the score up at 7. Western scored and sent the game into halftime with a score of 13-7. A TD by the Eagles in the 3rd claimed the early second-half lead 13-14. A touchdown plus the extra point put Western up 22-13. In the 4th quarter, Eastern secured a field goal threatening the Warriors’ win. The Warriors won the battle tonight in North Carolina with a final score of 22-16.