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Central working for physical game vs. Opelika

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PHENIX CITY, Ala. -

The Central Red Devils could not hold on for a win against Carver-Montgomery last week. The Red Devils are working to avoid the same fate this week against Opelika.

The Central Red Devils have already put last week's loss to Carver out of their minds. They know all focus has to be on their upcoming battle with Opelika.

 "We just can't make turnovers, you know. That is probably a pivotal point in the game," said Central head coach Woodrow Lowe.

 "You must come out physical or you're going to get hit in the mouth. They'll come out physical and execute. We have got to do the same thing," said Central senior guard Vertaio Wilson.

Central players are still very optimistic about their playoff chances. They know the tough region leaves them room for error.

Despite the close loss to Carver last week, this is a confident bunch who believes they can make it all the way to the state title game.

And their focus has not changed since the beginning of the year.

"We have a dream of going all the way. That is what we plan on doing this year," said Central sophomore defensive end Walter Pritchett.

"You know, that is the thing about this game. You have to do what you do and do it at a high level. We want to keep doing what we do best," said Coach Lowe.

The Red Devils say a little love from the home crowd will help propel them to victory.

"It's our house and nobody is going to beat us in our house," said Pritchett.

Dayne Young

Dayne is a sports anchor and reporter for WRBL. He started covering the Chattahoochee Valley in September 2012. More>>

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