Miami-Dade High Schools

Hilton Joseph throws for three touchdowns to lead North Miami Pioneers

North Miami (9-1) heads into the postseason with momentum, capping off its regular season with a 42-14 win against Edison (4-6) at North Miami Stadium.

Quarterback Hilton Joseph led the charge for the Pioneers, throwing for three touchdowns and 173 yards on 14-of-18 passing. On the ground, Joseph picked up 82 yards and a rushing touchdown on just six carries.

The Pioneers will take on Coral Gables in the first round of the playoffs Friday.

“This win gives us momentum, but now it’s win or go home. Everyone is 0-0 so we have to stay focused and get ready for Coral Gables,” said North Miami coach Ed Williams.

The Pioneers capitalized on miscues by the Red Raiders early in the game, beginning with an interception by linebacker Jasen Dorviler returned 83 yards for a touchdown early in the first quarter.

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