Top ten teams meet in a Class 3 district semifinal game when 9th ranked Moberly hosts 5th ranked Centralia at Dr. Larry K. Noel-Spartan Stadium Friday. The Panthers are 9-1 after rallying from 12 down midway through the fourth quarter to beat Hallsville in overtime last week. The Spartans are 8-2, after beating Macon in the first round. Moberly coach Cody McDowell says there are Centralia football traits that are consistent….
McDowell says the Panthers offense is led by quarterback Cullen Bennett….
Centralia coach Tyler Forsee thinks team chemistry has been the recipe for this year’s success.
Forsee says the Spartans are hard to gameplan against.
The other Class 3, District 4 semifinal is also a top ten matchup when 10th ranked Southern Boone gets a rematch at top ranked Blair Oaks. You can hear a broadcast of Centralia at Moberly on KTCM, Glory 97.3 and centralmoinfo.com Friday. Brad and Austin will have the play-by-play.