Central Dragons Return after Perfect Season
September 1, 2022
Few superlatives could overstate what the Central High School football team accomplished last year.
Perfect through 14 games until being knocked off in the PIAA Class 3A semifinals by Central Valley in a battle of unbeatens, the Scarlet Dragons scored 40 points or more 12 times en route to winning Laurel Highlands Conference and District 6 championships. Jeff Hoenstine set a Pennsylvania prep record by throwing 57 touchdown passes and was named the class player of the year by the commonwealth’s sports writers — he, running back Parker Gregg, lineman Josh Waite and wide receiver Eli Ling...