The North Rowan Football Cavaliers traveled to Statesville to face the Greyhounds in prep football action and fought to the very end, losing 34-21. Statesville, a pre-season favorite to contend for the North Piedmont Conference title, took a 7-0 lead before the Cavaliers tied the game on a Desmond Gray 27 yard touchdown reception. Statesville scored again to take a 14-7 lead at half. The Greyhounds stretched their lead to 34-7 but the Cavaliers fought back to score twice on 2 TD runs by Xavier Haley of 1 and 2 yards to close out the scoring. The Cavaliers are back in action next Friday when they host Davie. Come out and support Cavalier football.