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PIAA Class 3A Title Game Team Preview: The Central Valley Warriors @warriors_cv @CoachLyonsCVfb @cvqbclub @lalexander_

Written by: on Friday, December 10th, 2021

 

Central Valley Warriors

PIAA District 7 – Class AAA
League: WPIAL 3A Section 1
Head Coach: Mark Lyons

Overview: The Central Valley Warriors enter the State Championship for the third straight year. The Warriors managed to win last year beating Wyomissing 35-21 in 2020 and they lost in 2019 21-14 to Wyoming Area. While being strong on offense the Warrior’s defense is stout only allowing 118 points in 14 games while scoring 666 of their own.

How they got to Hershey:

OVERALL PCT LEAGUE PCT HOME AWAY STREAK
14-0 1.000 3-0 1.000 9-0 5-0 W14

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

TIME/SCORE

08-21 Montour  @ Montour (SCR) 10:00 am
08-27 Knoch  @ Knoch (2-8) W 62-0
09-03 Blackhawk  vs. Blackhawk (2-8) W 58-35
09-10 Aliquippa  @ Aliquippa (12-1) W 21-12
09-17 Blackhawk  @ Blackhawk (2-8) W 38-3
09-24 New Castle  vs. New Castle (6-6) W 56-7
10-01 Quaker Valley  vs. Quaker Valley (2-8) * W 69-7
10-08 Keystone Oaks  @ Keystone Oaks (6-6) * W 42-0
10-15 Ambridge  vs. Ambridge (2-9) * W 44-0
10-22 Avonworth  @ Avonworth (9-3) * W 43-6
10-29 Hopewell  vs. Hopewell (0-9) * W 47-6
11-12 East Allegheny  vs. East Allegheny (5-6) (P) W 48-6
11-19 Elizabeth-Forward  vs. Elizabeth-Forward (9-3) (SP) West Allegheny W 51-0
11-27 North Catholic  vs. North Catholic (12-1) (SP) Heinz Field W 52-15
12-03 Central  vs. Central (14-1) (SP) W 35-21
12-11 Wyomissing  @ Wyomissing (15-0) (SP) Hersheypark Stadium 12:00 pm

Key players/Stats:

Antwon Johnson: 1,242 yards passing with 19 touchdowns with an additional 6 rushing touchdowns.

Landon Alexander: 2,166 yards on 203 carries and 28 touchdowns. Alexander is averaging 154.7 yards per game.

Jayvin Thompson comes into Hershey with 28 catches for 750 yards and 9 scores with 64 tackles on defense and 11 interceptions. And Sean Fitzsimmons comes into Hershey with 99 total tackles and 21 sacks.

Offensive keys to winning:

The Warriors need to come out running the ball with Alexander to tire out the Wyomissing defense. The Warriors come in averaging 47.5 points per game and they will need to score to win this game.

Defensive Keys to winning:

The Warriors front needs to stop Amory Thompson and big offensive lineman J’ven Williams. The Spartans walk into Hershey scoring 671 points in 15 games averaging 44.7.

Starting Lineups:

Central Valley
Defense
50 DE, DT Sean Fitzsimmons 6’3″ 275 Sr.
53 OL, DL Jackson Tonya 6’2″ 225 Jr.
67 DE, G Jordan Karczewski 6’4″ 225 Sr.
6 OLB, WR Matt Merritt 6’3″ 216 Sr.
10 RB, OLB Bret Fitzsimmons 5’10” 165 Jr.
34 TE, MLB Payton Bauer 5’9″ 0 Sr.
80 MLB, TE Jack Bible 6’1″ 200 Sr.
3 WR, DB Rylan Jeter 6’0″ 170 Jr.
7 SS, WR Jayvin Thompson 6’2″ 185 Jr.
4 WR, SS Bryce Wilson 5’9″ 161 Sr.
10 LS Bret Fitzsimmons 5’10” 165 Jr.
4 P Bryce Wilson 5’9″ 161 Sr.
7 P Jayvin Thompson 6’2″ 185 Jr.
18 K Serafino Desantis 5’11” 0 Jr.
4 HOLD Bryce Wilson 5’9″ 161 Sr.
23 KR Landon Alexander 6’0″ 180 Sr.
7 KR Jayvin Thompson 6’2″ 185 Jr.
Central Valley
Offense
67 LT Jordan Karczewski 6’4″ 225 Sr.
50 LG Sean Fitzsimmons 6’3″ 275 Sr.
53 C Jackson Tonya 6’2″ 225 Jr.
73 RG Kaden Colville 5’9″ 0 Jr.
2 RT Donovan Jones 6’1″ 0 Sr.
7 WR Jayvin Thompson 6’2″ 185 Jr.
21 WR Deniro Simpson 5’6″ 130 Jr.
80 TE Jack Bible 6’1″ 200 Sr.
23 RB Landon Alexander 6’0″ 180 Sr.
5 QB Antwon Johnson 6’0″ 188 Jr.

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