Watauga High senior Jake Watson had a monster night as he ran for 112 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-14 win against Gastonia-Ashbrook Friday night at Jack Groce Stadium. The Pioneers rolled up 439 yards on the ground. Quarterback Anderson Castle and wingback Jaiden Bond set the tone early as WHS built a commanding 21-0 lead. For more on this story, the area scoreboard, and more sports headlines, please click on the link below....

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WHS coach Ryan Habich talks about Friday night's win on the Domino's Post Game Show on WATA Radio and Goblueridge.net....

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BOX SCORE
Team        1 2 3 4 T
Ashbrook 0 0 14 0 14
Watauga 7 14 7 14 42

SCORING PLAYS

1st QTR
Watauga 07:05 Anderson Castle runs for 6 yards. (Point after kick by Carter Everett is good.) 0 7

2nd QTR
Watauga 10:55 Jake Watson runs for 1 yards. (Point after kick by Carter Everett is good.) 0 14
Watauga 04:11 #7 Anderson Castle pass complete to #21 Jaiden Bond for 53 yards. (Point after kick by Carter Everett is good.) 0 21

3rd QTR
Ashbrook 11:42 Trey Byers 80 yard kick-off return. (Point after kick by Bailey Wilcox is good.) 7 21
Watauga 02:41 Jake Watson runs for 14 yards. (Point after kick by Carter
Everett is good.) 7 28
Ashbrook 01:54 Trevon Crank runs for 35 yards. (Point after kick by Bailey Wilcox is good.) 14 28

4th QTR
Watauga 09:21 Jake Watson runs for 9 yards. (Point after kick by Carter
Everett is good.) 14 35
Watauga 4 03:38 Jake Watson runs for 3 yards. (Point after kick by Carter

TEAM STAT COMPARISON

                                         Ashbrook Watauga
Total Offense                            200 492
Passing                                     71 53
Touchdowns - Interceptions      0 - 0 1 - 0
Rushing                                  129 439
Penalties - Yards                    4 - 30 4 - 35
Turnovers                                  3 2
Fumbles - Lost                        2 - 3 2 - 2
Interceptions Thrown                  0 0
Defensive Sacks - Yards           0 - 0 2 - 17
Time of Possession             00:21:43 00:26:17
First Downs                               11 24
Third Down Conversions/Attempts 5/8 (62.5%)  2/3 (66.7%)
Fourth Down Conversions/Attempts 0/1 (0.0%)  1/1 (100.0%)

INDIVIDUAL STATS

PASSING

ASHBROOK
Name                  Cmp Att Yds TD Int
Josh Meeks             6    7   71   0 0

WATAUGA   
Name                 Cmp Att Yds TD Int
Anderson Castle       1  1   53   1   0

RUSHING

ASHBROOK
Name              Att Yds Avg TD
Jabari Postell       11 68 6.2 0
Trevon Crank       5 46 9.2 1
Nasir Williams      6 15 2.5 0
Josh Meeks         7 -9 -1.3 0

WATAUGA
Name                  Att Yds Avg TD
Anderson Castle    24 258 10.8 1
Jake Watson         14 112 8.0 4
Jaiden Bond           5 57 11.4 0
Sebastian Best       1 12 12.0 0
Grant Oliver           1 0 0.0 0

RECEIVING -

ASHBROOK
Name                  Rec Yds Avg TD
Jabari Postell           3 26 8.7 0
Elijah Batts              1 24 24.0 0
Trey Byers              1 16 16.0 0
Nasir Williams          1 5 5.0 0

WATAUGA
Name                  Rec Yds Avg TD
Jaiden Bond             1 53  53.0  1