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Dragons Begin Year with Win v. NBC


August 29, 2019

Gary M. Baranec

Central's Jeff Hoenstine completes a pass to teammate Ben McConahy to score a touchdown against Northern Bedford Friday, Aug. 23. The Scarlet Dragons opened up a 35-0 lead at halftime en route to a 49-21 victory.

It was a great season opener for the Central Scarlet Dragon football team last Friday, Aug. 23, as it hosted neighboring Northern Bedford at the Roaring Spring Athletic Field. Central jumped out to a commanding 35-0 first-half advantage and coasted to a 49-21 victory.

The Dragons took advantage of numerous early mistakes by Northern Bedford (three fumbles) and led 21-0 after just one quarter. NBC fumbled the opening kickoff and Central drove 30 yards for a quick score. Freshman Jeff Hoenstine was at quarterback and zigzagged 29 yards for the season's opening score.

Midway through the quar...

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