After beating Tarboro in the 2019 championship game, the Cardinals fall to the Vikings for the second time in three seasons, 25-7.
Girls soccer will be played at Grimsley and softball will be played at Davie County and North Davidson.
A former player guides the Spartans to their first NCHSAA state football championship with a 24-16 victory over Cleveland.
A preview of East Surry's game against Tarboro for the Class 1-AA state football championship Saturday.
Mount Tabor takes on Cleveland at 7 p.m. Thursday at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill.
Mount Tabor is in a NCHSAA state championship football game for the first time since 2007 and the Spartans (10-0) are seeking their first title.