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The Central (Detroit, MI) varsity football team won Friday's home conference game against Northwestern (Detroit, MI) by a score of 12-6.

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Northwestern----6
Central----12
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Game Story

Michigan High School Football - Northwestern can't get by Central

September 19, 2008: Detroit, MI 48206

Central Trail Blazers (Detroit, MI) fans left the game satisfied Friday as they observed their football team nudge the visiting Northwestern Colts (Detroit, MI), 12-6 in a league test.

With the win, Central improves its record to 2-2 on the season. The Trail Blazers travel to Osborn (Detroit, MI) to confront the Knights in a Detroit Public 2 test on Friday, September 26. The Knights go into the test with a record of 4-0. Osborn won 28-21 in their recent non-league battle against Finney (Detroit, MI)

Coming up next, the Colts face the Pershing Doughboys (Detroit, MI) in a Detroit Public 2 battle, on Friday, September 26. Northwestern will attempt to advance on its 1-3 season record. The Doughboys enter the battle with a 0-4 record after their 22-8 league loss to Cooley (Detroit, MI).

Rankings & Records

Northwestern (08-09)

NationalMI
8,187304
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
4-52-22-11-31-1.444.500170111

Central (08-09)

NationalMI
8,576321
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
3-63-12-11-30-2.333.75074173

Team Scoring Averages

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Northwestern
14.000018.9
Central
-8.08.03.08.2

Team Stat Comparison

NorthwesternCentral
40.8Rushing Yards Per Game-
15.0Passing Yards Per Game-
55.8Total Yards Per Game-
18.2Tackles Per Game-
.3Sacks Per Game-
4.4Points Per Game-

Team Leaders

NorthwesternCentralNational Avg.
#6 Deandre James52.7Rushing Yards Per Game
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22.1
#4 Davia Steward45.0Passing Yards Per Game
-
41.6
#4 Davia Steward69.3Total Yards Per Game
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34.1
#4 Davia Steward8.0Tackles Per Game
-
3.0
#5 Korvon Harris.5Sacks Per Game
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.3
#2 Rapheal Fairchild6.0Points Per Game
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3.0

Record Breakdown

Northwestern (08-09)

Central (08-09)

4-5
Overall
3-6
2-2
League
3-1
2-3
Non-League
0-5
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
2-2
Common Opponent
2-2
2-1
Home
2-1
1-3
Away
1-3
1-1
Neutral
0-2
0-0
Playoff
0-0
4-5
In-State
3-6
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0