The Centerville Bulldogs continued their perfect season on Friday night win they battled through the poor weather conditions for a 21-0 shutout win over the Knights.
Although the Knights battled especially on the defensive side of things, the Bulldogs continued their 2021 success over the Knights. Centerville shutout the the explosive offense in the Knights in both games this season, and ran wild against a great Black Wall defense scoring 70 total points in two games.
Centerville was led on the night by their lead workhouse Senior Jamari Pamplin. Jamari carried the football 37 times for 211 yards. This was Jamari’s 4th game rushing for over 200 yards. Jamari in back to back weeks has reached the 200 yard threshold. Jamari also scored two touchdowns for the Bulldogs one from 1 yard out and the other from 16 yards out. Jamari now has 24 rushing touchdowns on the season with 1,639 rushing yards on the season.
Devin Frazier and Javontae Pamplin added some change of pace in the backfield. Although not as many carries as Jamari, both Tae and Frazier had effective rushes on the night. Frazier took one in himself from 10 yards out giving the Bulldogs the early lead as they never looked back. Frazier and Tae continue to be dominant lead blockers for Jamari and continue to push his historic career further and further.
Centerville’s offensive line had its struggle in this one as multiple penalties halted the offense from getting more damage done. However they stilled blocked well giving way to 219 rushing yards on the night. Centerville’s defense continued its dominance up front shutting down the Knights from firing on all cylinders.
The Bulldogs put pressure in the face of Carson Terrell all night and did not let him get comfortable in the pocket throwing the football. Damon Wilson although had a productive day rushing the football for the Knights, in the critical situations of 3rd/4th and short, the Bulldogs defense held strong for the stand. Centerville had 4 tackles for a loss, 1 sack, 2 quarterback hurries, 1 pass defense, and 1 fumble recovery. Collin Clark led the way on defense for the Bulldogs with 16 total tackles and a sack.
Centerville (10-0) now advances to their first Sectional Championship game in school history. They will have a tough task at hand where they will face Indianapolis Scecina Memorial (8-3). Scecina is 6-0 over Centerville in the last 35 years. Scecina won the last meeting last season 32-13 on the Bulldogs home turf. Coach Padgett will look to use the home field and support of the community to be the fuel for the Bulldogs on Friday night as they go for their first Sectional Championship, and continue to make history this season.
Kickoff is slated for 7pm at Craig Field at Centerville Senior High School. Come on out for a huge matchup and cheer on the Bulldogs to a Sectional Crown. Can’t make the game, we got you covered as you can listen to the game with MyTeamLive.TV.
(PHOTOS BY DAJO PHOTOS)