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Central Knocks Off Farmington Final Seconds

(Park Hills) Last week 9th ranked Farmington beat Festus on the final play of the game. This week the Knights tasted their own bitter medicine as Central turned the turned the trick on them in Park Hills. Central kicker Justin Bridges hit a 24 yard filed goal in the final seconds, 17-14 Rebels….

The Rebels scored on their first two possessions to go up 14-0. The first touchdown came as Korey Schweiss reached deep in his playbook and called a halfback pass from Jobe Bryant to Grant Manion from 11 yards out. The next one came from the single game, single season and career leader in rushing for Central, junior running back Dayshawn Welch…

Farmington responded with its longest drive, 80 yards in seven plays capped off by a one yard touchdown run from Braden Botkin. The Knights blocked a 43 yard field goal attempt to keep it a one score game, and then tied it up late in the fourth quarter…

Central got the ball back with 4:12 left and used 4:08 of the clock. Central coach Korey Schweiss says he took a play out of the Farmington playbook…

Knights coach Erik Kruppe agreed that the Rebels played the type of football his team strives for…

Central kicker Justin Bridges says it was a thrill to hit the game winner…

Farmington falls to 7-2. Central ends the regular season at 8-1.

Full interview with Korey Schweiss

Full interview with Justin Bridges

Full interview with Erik Kruppe

Full game audio

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