WILSON — The North Carolina Schools for the Deaf eight-man football team ended the regular season on a two-game win streak after defeating Georgia School for the Deaf, 64-52, on Nov. 3.
The regular-season finale doubled as homecoming day for Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf, who has teamed with NCSD to field a team for each of the last seven seasons.
The NCSD team was led by the rushing of quarterback Jeremiah Deans and running back Alfonza Robinson. Deans ran 18 times for 219 yards and four touchdowns, and Robinson added 13 carries for 121 yards and two TDs.
Deans also completed 8 of 11 passes for 193 yards and three TDs, all to Robinson, who finished with five catches for 138 yards.
Deans passed to Richard Hernandez on a pair of two-point conversions, passed to Robinson for another and ran one in himself. Robinson, Malik Brayboy, Morgan Evans and Saw Ka Taw Law led the NCSD defense.