DUBOIS, Pa. (D9Sports) – It’s a District 9 Class 2A semifinal doubleheader edition of the Kerle Tire Game of the Week presented by EYT Media/D9Sports.com when Karns City takes on Ridgway and Clarion battles Kane at DuBois’ Mansell Stadium Saturday.
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The Karns City/Ridgway game kicks off at 1 p.m. with the Clarion/Kane game to follow at 6 p.m.
The Kerle Tire Pregame Show for Karns City vs. Ridgway with Pat Kahle and Bob “The Governor” Dunkle starts at 12:30 p.m., while the Kerle Tire Pregame Show for Clairon vs. Kane with Mike Kalinowski and Bob “The Governor” Dunkle starts at 5:30 p.m.
Karns City (8-3) is the fifth seed and beat Keystone, 28-22, last week to advance to the semifinals, while Ridgway (9-1) is the top seed and the defending champion – the Elkers have won three D9 titles in a row with two coming in Class 1A and last year in Class 2A. The Elkers had a bye last week.
The teams met in the regular season with Ridgway winning 19-13 Oct. 11 at Karns City.
Kane (6-4) is the sixth seed and upset third-seed Brookville, 28-22, last week to advance to the semifinals, while Clarion (9-1) is the second seed and had a bye last week.
The Bobcats beat Kane, 47-28, in Kane Sept. 27.
HOW TO LISTEN: BOTH GAMES
Airtime for the Kerle Tire Pregame Show for the Karns City vs. Ridgway matchup is at 12:30 p.m. while the Kerle Tire Pregame Show for the Clarion vs. Kane matchup is at 5:30 p.m. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. for Karns City and Ridgway and for 6 p.m. for Clarion and Kane.
Fans can listen to the game live on exploreClarion.com. Go straight to the website and the player will work on any mobile device (You may need to hit the play button in order to get the stream to play), or click here to listen.
Special Sponsors for this game include: Little Guy’s Tires in Chicora. For all your car, truck and ATV tire services in the Chicora and Karns City area, you can call or text Clay Garing at Little Guy’s Tire at 724-290-0878.
The following local sponsors have signed on to make this year’s Kerle Tire Game of the Week possible all season long: