Rutherfordton - East Rutherford turned out the lights on county rival RS Central 47-0 in the Thursday Night Lights game on MY 40. The visiting Cavaliers led 40-0 at the half and cruised in the battle of Rutherford County rivals. This was also the conference opener for both in the Southwestern 2A. East Rutherford is 5-2 while RS Central drops to 2-4.
East Rutherford led 7-0 when they got a fumble recovery which led to the first of Demetrius Mauneytwo touchdowns--a 13 yard scamper. He gained 148 yards on 14 carries. Jordan Harris picked off a pass in the end zone and two plays later Calvin Jones jetted 70 yards for another touchdown to make it 21-0. He had 93 yards on 7 carries and two touchdowns. The Cavaliers also scored on a blocked punt and a fumble recovery.