Not even the 2010 Cedar Ridge football team, which was one win away from playing in the 2-AA State Championship, started 3-0.

But the 2016 Red Wolves have. And they’ve done it by a combined score of 162-12.

In a special Labor Day game, the Red Wolves smashed East Chapel Hlll 47-6 at Red Wolves Stadium for the first 3-0 start in school history. London Saunders rushed for 146 yards and four touchdowns. It was his first career 100-yard rushing game.

Senior Seth Baldwin added 82 rushing yards and a touchdown. Shemar Miles,’s 1st Cedar Ridge Red Wolf of the Week, added 80 yards rushing.

Cedar Ridge only punted once in the victory. Senior kicker Trenton Gill added a 39-yard field goal. Seven of his eight kickoff wound up going for touch backs.

Cedar Ridge rushed for 356 yards.

The Red Wolves have already defeated Jordan-Matthews 55-6 after opening the season with a 60-0 victory over Carrboro.

On Friday, Cedar Ridge hosts Riverside at 7:00 looking for its first-ever 4-0 start.

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