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09-08-17 Berwick at Wyoming Area Pre Game

By BT, 09/08/17, 3:45PM EDT


Berwick Bulldogs Wyoming Area Warriors

 Pre-Game report
Going for win 800 Tonight

Going back to the end of the 2015 season Berwick was ranked 14th nationally with 789 wins.  Tonight 09-08-17 Berwick gets there first crack at the 800 win plateau, a rare occurrence for high schools today.  In 2016 Berwick finished 8-5-0 with the last game a loss in the District Final.  So far in the 2017 season Berwick has a 2-0-0 record and is looking for national notoriety.  Last season Berwick also came into the Wyoming Area game 2-0-0 but ended up losing 34-20 to Wyoming Area who became conference champions.  Berwick did impress in the District semi-final playoffs by trouncing Wyoming Area 38-6.

Going into the game tonight Berwick appears to be a slight favorite with wins over Hazleton 24 - 7 and Dallas 23 – 7.  Wyoming Area on the other hand beat a very good Wallenpaupack team 7 – 3 but lost to Crestwood in the closing minutes 21 – 18. 

Tonight’s weather at game time is projected to be 61 degrees with winds from the northwest at 4 MPH.  At games end approximately 9:30 will be around 56 degrees with winds still a light NW wind of 4 MPH.  Fans planning on attending should be jackets or sweatshirts but all in all it should be a beautiful night.

Berwick has looked extremely impressive on Defense and on Offense has had some fine drives.  So far in the 1st 2 games Berwick has not committed a turnover, quite impressive.   Two things that should Concern the Dawgs are an inordinate amount of penalties and some long snapping problems.  They need to clean this up or they may be in some trouble tonight.

The game will be broadcast live on Rock 103.5 with veteran announcers Jim Doyle and Andy Ulicny doing the play by play.  Metrocast of Berwick will be telecasting the game on tape delay with both video and play by play done by Doug Farley