West Central-Ridgewood Week Three 8-Man Football Game Features Battle Between Two Coaching Friends


The West Central Heat football team is out a quick start this season……literally. The Heat are (2-0) and have outscored their opponents 46-0 in the first quarter and 116-30 in the first halves of the two games. West Central has a match up in week 3 with a team that’s almost as hot as the Heat.

The Ridgewood Spartans are in their first year of 8-man football. They are also (2-0) in their first two games and have outscored their opponents by a total of 64-7 in the first quarter and 100-13 in the first half of their two victories.

The coaches, Jason Kirby for West Central and Pat Elder of Ridgewood, have a long and successful history full of respect for each other. Kirby is looking forward to the challenge of facing a quality Spartan 8-man team for the first time.

West Central Heat football coach Jason Kirby

The Heat advanced all the way to the 8-man State Semi-finals last fall before losing to the eventual state champs, Polo High School.

We’ll have the West Central-Ridgewood game on the PCSN on Friday night, with the Sunny 97.7 WMOI pregame show starting at 6:40, kickoff is set for 7:00. You can also hear it live online at radiomonmouth.com or on our free 97.7 WMOI app for your smartphone or tablet.

For the entire interview with Kirby, go to the SPORTS PODCAST section.

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