Eastern beats Williams in second overtime clash for playoff victory

With a heavy rain driving down, Eastern Alamance quarterback Jason Ball hands off to fellow junior Josh Murray during overtime of Thursday night’s NCHSAA 3A East Region second round state playoff game against Central Conference rival Williams. Murray scored from 3 yard out to give the Eagles a thrilling 27-24 victory over the Bulldogs - Eastern’s second overtime victory of the season over Williams. The Eagles will now face Fayetteville’s Terry Sanford High School next Friday at home in the third round.