Scouting Friday's Class A football regional: Central Catholic at Winamac

Scouting Friday's Class A football regional: Central Catholic at Winamac

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Scouting Friday's Class A football regional: Central Catholic at Winamac

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Central Catholic (11-1) at Winamac (9-3)

Time: 7 p.m.

Radio:
ESPN-AM 1450

Last week: Central Catholic defeated Pioneer 38-7 in the Sectional 34 championship. Winamac defeated West Central 49-13 in the Sectional 33 championship.

Series: First meeting.

Tournament history:
Central Catholic is the three-time defending Class A state champion and seeks its sixth regional title. Winamac previously won sectionals in 1985 and 2000 and also won a regional championship in 2000.


Sagarin ratings:
Central Catholic 76.87, Winamac 49.64

Opponents’ records: Central Catholic 77-64, Winamac 48-60

About Central Catholic: The Knights ended the regular season ranked No. 1. … Central Catholic has won 21 straight state tournament games. … The Knights have won eight straight since suffering a 14-12 loss at Culver Academies on Sept. 7. … Central Catholic is 3-0 against Class A teams and played none during the regular season. … Scoring averages: 32.4 offense, 11.7 defense. … Statistical leaders–Rushing: Brad Schrader (187-1,190 yards, 16 TDs). … Passing: Ty Preston (87-161, 1,193 yards, 8 TDs, 7 INTs). … Receiving: Timmy Mills (27-504 yards, 2 TDs). … Tackles: Ross Corcoran (126), Sam Kochert (111). … Interceptions: Will Jones (6), Andrew Hubertz (5).

About Winamac: Until this season, the Warriors had not played beyond the sectional semifinals since 2000. … Winamac has won four straight. … The Warriors’ losses came at Pioneer (42-14), vs. West Central (49-7) and at Caston (20-15). … Winamac is 7-3 against Class A teams. … Scoring averages: 31.8 offense, 21.3 defense. … Statistical leaders–Rushing: Tyler Katschke (237-1,569 yards, 20 TDs), Zach Shidler (103-797 yards, 14 TDs). … Passing: Shidler (53-110, 1,050 yards, 9 TDs, 13 INTs). … Receiving: Levi Schultz (18-375 yards, 4 TDs), Parker Fox (14-333 yards, 3 TDs). … Tackles: Brandon Dickson (140), Katschke (136). … Interceptions: Shidler, Fox and Schultz (4).

What’s next: The winner plays either Sheridan (8-4) or North Miami (9-3) for the Class A north semistate championship. Central Catholic would travel to Sheridan or play host to North Miami.

If you go: Roudebush Field is at 715 School Dr. in Winamac.

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