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Central Gaffs the Gators, 31-13 (See Video Highlights Below)

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Our Central High football team came out on the opening drive and used a reverse-lateral-trick play to score its first touchdown.  A fumble recovery, a blocked extra point and a blocked punt, along with a potent offense, led to a 31-13 final score as the Wildcats moved to 2-0 for the season.

With 9:19 remaining in the first quarter Ed Cutno on a reverse trick play threw a 7 yd pass to Josh Watts and Mathew Thibodeaux added the PAT.  Then with 4:03 remaining in Quarter one, Antonio Dunn scored on a 1 yd run with Thibodeaux adding the extra point.  St. Amant got its first 7 points as time expired in the first quarter to make it 14-7 Central.  At the 5:08 mark of the second quarter Will Briscoe tossed a 29 yd pass to Antonio Dunn for a score and Thibodeaux again added the PAT.  Half time score, Central 21, St. Amant 7.

At the end of the third quarter St. Amant drove for a score but the extra point attempt was blocked by Louis Covington of Central.  In the fourth quarter Briscoe ran in from the one for a score with Thibodeaux adding the extra point.  Thibodeaux added a 28 yd field goal later in the quarter to cap the scoring at 31-13 in favor of Central.

Central piled up 491 yards of total offense to 243 by St. Amant.  Briscoe went 21 for 33 for 275 yards, 1 Td and 2 INT.  Davis, Cutno and Dunn combined for 14 receptions totaling 182 yards and Dunn added 59 yards on the ground on 13 carries.  On Defense, Pourciau, Vest, Osezemwinde, Johns and Ghorum combined for 27.5 tackles and 2.5 sacks.

Click here for the full statistics for the game: GAME STATS and cumulative stats through week 2: RUNNING STATS.

The photo slideshow below is compliments of Mike Spangler. Visit his website at spanglerportraits.com and look through the hundreds of shots of this and previous games. Mike sells these images at reasonable prices and they are certainly great pictures. If you have some to add, please e-mail them to dave@centralspeaks.com.

Each of these Clips is about 90 seconds so enjoy these video highlights:  Depending on the speed of your internet connection you maye need to pause the video a few seconds to allow it to download before resuming play.

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