PITTSBURGH, Pa. (EYT/D9) – The Kerle Tire Game of the Week will kick off the PIAA Class 2A Playoffs tonight with a Friday night first round matchup between Central Clarion and Westinghouse, and EYT Media/D9Sports will have all of the action live from Westinghouse Stadium in Pittsburgh.
The Kerle Tire Pregame Show will start at 6:30 p.m. followed by kickoff at 7:00 p.m. with the area’s favorite broadcast team, Mike Kalinowski and Bob “The Governor” Dunkle, on the call.
ABOUT THE GAME
Central Clarion (10-1) captured a convincing 35-0 win over Brookville last week, clinching the first D9 title since Clarion-Limestone joined the consolidation with Clarion and North Clarion to form Central three seasons ago.
The Wildcats will meet up with Westinghouse, which enters the contest with an 11-0 record.
Central Clarion quarterback Jase Ferguson has thrown for 2,638 yards and 32 touchdowns.
Receiver Ashton Rex has put up gaudy numbers this season with 58 receptions for 1,516 yards and 13 touchdowns.
Defensively, Central Clarion has forced 37 turnovers.
Read the full game preview here.
HOW TO WATCH
The game is being aired exclusively at NFHSNetwork.com and requires an NFHS subscription.
The following local sponsors have signed on to make this year’s Kerle Tire Game of the Week possible:
ALL AMERICAN AWARDS & ENGRAVING
BAUER TRUCK REPAIR
CLARION COUNTY COMMUNITY BANK
CLARION FOREST VNA
ERIC SHICK AGENCY
J&J FEEDS & NEEDS
J&J TRAILER SALES
JANNEY MONTGOMERY SCOTT, CLARION, PA
KERLE TIRE COMPANY
LAUREL EYE CLINIC
LUTON’S PLUMBING & HEATING
MCMILLEN’S CARPET OUTLET
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