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After all, there are only four leagues throughout the state with three teams alive, and the NCC is the lone one among the 2As. Im excited that this area is getting better, Northeastern coach Antonio Moore said.Were getting there and people are going to see it. For Northeastern, getting there has become expected. The Eagles (11-2), who have either earned a share or won outright the past four NCC crowns, have 10 or more wins for the seventh-straight year and with a victory Friday would reach a regional final for the fourth time since 2010. However, an outright conference title this fall for NHS, seeded first in the 2A East, could have well meant it would stand today as the leagues lone remaining playoff member. Since the teams had all beat each other the Eagles past the Aces and Edenton topping Hertford County they all got conference champion seeds. Another factor was the Bears enrollment placing them in 2AA compared to their fellow NCC winners in 2A. Add to it an upset of sorts when Hertford County (9-4) won at High Point Andrews, and now the conference could have at least two regional finalist and state title contenders. Bears coach Terrance Saxby cited the late season meetings with Northeastern and First Flight, both decided by a point, that have find out this here his club playing its best football at the right time. We were in situations where the games couldve gone either way, and the kids kept fighting and believing, Saxby said.
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