Centerville’s Senior Night was a special one for the Seniors. Not only did they win on Senior Night, but they watched a fellow teammate achieve a school record that has stood for fourteen years. Centerville got things started early and never looked back as they were firing on all cylinders in a commanding 52-7 win.
Centerville’s Jamari Pamplin had himself a Senior Night. Not only leading the Bulldogs to a 52-7 win, but breaking school history. Jamari carried the load for the Bulldogs on a wet and muddly Friday night. Pamplin rushed for 248 yards on 24 carries. This workload pushed Pamplin to another 1,000 yard season where he sits now at 1,115 rushing yards. Pamplin also became the All-Time Leading Rusher for the Bulldogs as he ran past Alex Jones record of 2,391 rushing yards (2004-2007). Jamari now sits at 2,479 rushing yards on his career with at least two games left in his career. Pamplin also was busy in the touchdown department as he had 4 rushing touchdowns against the Indians. This bringing his season total 18 rushing touchdowns. Jamari is averaging right around 160 yards rushing a game, and at the pace the Bulldogs are at he will be looking to cap off his year with 20+ touchdowns and 1,500 rushing yards on the 2021 season.
Jamari Pamplin wasn’t the only Bulldog that shined bright on his Senior Night. The Bulldogs also welcomed the return of standout wide receiver Keegan Schlotterbeck who played his first minutes of the 2021 season. Keegan returning from injury had himself a warm welcoming with 2 receptions for 53 yards and touchdown. Javontae Pamplin also complimented the offense with two touchdown day. Javontate rushed one time for 37 yards and the score, and caught 3 for 41 yards and a touchdown.
The Seniors led big on defense as well as they held the Indians to only one score coming from special teams. Bryce Robertson had 6 total tackles, Memphis Lee had 8 total tackles, Luke Tinkle had 9 total tackles, Peyton Heaston had 5 total tackles, Zach Thompson and Avery McCoy had 2 total tackles, and Devin Frazier, Graham Butler, Jarrett Thornburg all had 1 total tackle. Junior Linebackers Jacob Crowe and Colin Clark led the team in tackles with 23 total tackles combined.
Centerville 7-0 now turns their attention to Sunday night when they will learn their draw for the 2021 State Tournament. Centerville will then switch gears to Friday night when they host the Knightstown Panthers in a Tri-Eastern Conference Matchup. This game however is subject to change.
Photo Credits – DAJO PHOTOS – Football: CHS vs Union City – See complete gallery at: https://dajophotos.photoreflect.com/store/thumbmarket.aspx?e=10777078