BALD EAGLE TOWNSHIP – After a long break, Central Mountain will close out their dual meet schedule with a road trip to Hollidaysburg. It is quite a contrast of outcomes this season for these two teams. For the Golden Tigers, wins have not come easy, while the Wildcats sit among the top teams in the region, suffering only two losses in the 2017-18 season. The last loss, a tie that was settled through criteria, came at the hands of Mifflin County in the District 6 Team Duals semi-final eliminating Central Mountain from contention for a trip to the state team tournament.
Hollidaysburg, 3-9 overall, picked up wins over Warwick (39-33) at the BEA Duals, Penn Valley (42-32) and Punxsutawney (43-33). Comparing common opponents, the Golden Tigers lost to BEA (56-16), Bellefonte (49-28), Shikellamy (47-21) and State College (43-28). The Wildcats also suffered an early season loss to the Eagles (39-33) but picked up wins over the Red Raiders (50-15), the Braves (43-16) and the Little Lions (56-12).
Both teams hope to use tonight’s season finale as a springboard for the D6 AAA individual district tournament looming Feb. 24, The varsity match is slated for 7 p.m. this evening.
The record-online will offer live audio stream of the match and will also broadcast audio on WBPZ AM 1230 with Tom Elling offering up the call to bring you all the action. The stream will go live approximately 15 minutes before the start.
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