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Central opens high school football season with win

Central opens high school football season with win


Three times Johnny Davis found his brother Jordan for touchdowns, as the Central High School football team opened its season with an easy win.

The Red Raiders handed Eau Claire North its 28th consecutive loss with a 60-21 win Thursday night.

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It took Central all of three plays on offense to score on its opening drive.

Johnny Davis hit Terrance Thompson for a 34-yard gain to start the season offensively. Following that was a 10-yard pass to Jordan Davis, before he then broke away on the third play for a 24-yard touchdown reception.

ABOVE: Eliot Giese (75) pats Jordan Davis (5) on the head, after he scampered for a 24-yard touchdown from brother Johnny Davis on the first drive of the season. TOP PHOTO: Central’s Terrance Thompson catches a two-point conversion from Johnny Davis after that opening touchdown Thursday, Aug. 23 at Central High School.

Jordan Davis finished with three catches for 112 yards and those three scores.

Johnny Davis was 8-for-19 for 178 yards and three touchdowns. He also rushed for 156 yards on just seven carries.

Central’s Johnny Davis runs in the opening quarter against Eau Claire North. The senior finished with 156 yards on the ground Thursday, Aug. 23, at Central High School.

BANGOR 56, Melrose-Mindoro 0
BANGOR, Wis. — Carter Horstman rushed for 161 yards and four touchdowns in the season-opener for Bangor.

The Cardinals (1-0), who lost in the Division 7 state semifinals last season, held M-M to just 93 total yards.

Sophomore Mathieu Oesterle had 140 yards, two touchdowns rushing for Bangor, which won its 30th consecutive game at home.

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