Central’s Football Team Starts Season Strong Beating Muscatine

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Jacob Snider, Sports Editor

Davenport Central’s football team played Muscatine on Friday, August 30th for their first game of the season. With a dominant first half performance from Central’s running back duo, #6 Jadon Leach and #4 Sam Strang, their offensive line, and their defense, Central went to the half, up 20-7. Running back Leach scored two rushing touchdowns and running back Strang another. After halftime, Muscatine scored two defensive touchdowns and a breakaway to the tight end, putting them up 25-20. In the final minutes, Central pulled together the winning drive, finishing it off with a one yard touchdown from Sam Strang. With about 15 seconds remaining, defensive end Javari Terrell #62 recovered a Muscatine fumble to seal off the win. This is Davenport Central’s first win of the season.