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Keith Kicks CHS to District 6 Title


November 5, 2020

Gary M. Baranec

Central's Austin Keith (53) celebrates after booting a late fourth-quarter field goal to win the District 6 Class 3A championship over Tyrone on Saturday, Oct. 31. To the left is Devon Boyles and to the right is holder Hunter Klotz.

After having watched its starting quarterback go down with a leg injury and Tyrone rally from a 14-point deficit to tie the game, Central placed its faith in the leg of senior kicker Austin Keith to deliver its first District 6 Class 3A title since 2016.

Keith's 25-yard field goal with 25 seconds left and an interception by Eli Lingenfelter to end the game helped lift the Scarlet Dragons to a 17-14 victory Oct. 31 at Altoona's Mansion Park.

The Dragons moved to 8-0, while the Golden Eagles slipped to 6-1.

Central took a 14-0 lead behind a 2-yard touchdown by junior Parker Gregg in the first...

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