MOUNT PLEASANT, N.C. — The Mount Pleasant High School Tigers made the Northwest Cabarrus Trojans’ visit to The Jungle one to forget Friday, shutting out the Trojans 45-0. The Mount Pleasant student section was in full force for the school’s “Pink Out” in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Mount Pleasant got on the board first with a 29-yard field goal. The Trojans’ defense kept the game close in the first half, not allowing a touchdown in the first quarter. Mount Pleasant finally found the endzone with 4 minutes left in the first half when Jordan Stover caught a 31-yard touchdown pass. Following a Northwest Cabarrus turnover, the Tigers scored again, this time Cody Reece scored from six yards out to make it 17-0 at halftime.
In the second half, Mount Pleasant dictated the flow of the game, scoring 14 points in the third quarter, leading 31-0 entering the final frame. Dylan Reece scored on an eight-yard touchdown to make it 37-0 with eight minutes remaining in the game. Taylor Acosta scored from three yards out, and a two-point conversion put the Tigers up 45-0 with six minutes left in the game.
Mount Pleasant improved to 4-2 on the season.