North Carolina High School Athletic Association

This Day In NCHSAA History

October 11, 2013

            On this day in history in the NCHSAA, Dixon outlasted Croatan 62-57 in a wild East Central 2-A football game at Dixon. Malik Simmons led the way for the winners with 350 yards rushing in 30 carries and three touchdowns, while Croatan countered with quarterback Andrew Colburn throwing for 468 yards and six scores. Colburn had scoring tosses of 33, 18, 16, five, 60 and 29 yards.  The two teams combined for almost 1,200 yards in total offense, with Dixon rolling up 660 yards.