OPC JV GAME PREVIEW (TEAM CENTRAL): “Matchups will be formed early in the game and we will see little battles during the game”

The countdown begins to CanadaFootballChat.com Ontario Prospect Challenge on the May 1st weekend.  In the days leading up to OPC, CFC will preview the teams, coaches and players participating in the big event.

After many hours of preparation, Team Central’s junior varsity squad is ready for showtime at the Ontario Prospect Challenge (OPC).

On Saturday, Team Central will battle Team East at TD Place in Ottawa.  Kickoff is set for 5:15PM.

“The talent that came out for Team Central was very deep,” commented Team Central Head Coach John Parkes. “We as coaches had a lot of very hard choices to make, but at the end of the day came up with a very exciting roster.”

As for what to expect in the game itself, Parkes said that while it’s too early to tell what will unfold on the field, the tempo could be set early on between the two teams.

“Matchups will be formed early in the game and we will see little battles during the game, but at this point it is all up in the air,” assessed the Team Central Head Coach.

Dawson Puk


Linebacker Dawson Puk will be a force to be reckoned with on Team Central.

“One player that has really been turning it on during the OPC Regional Tryout and the Top 100 is 5’10 195 pound linebacker, Dawson Puk from Milbrook, Ontario,” offered Parkes. “He is a hard hitting ball hawking linebacker.”

“I expect him to have a big game at the OPC Central-East game.”

Parkes hopes that all OPC participants will each play a role in not only in their own success but also to make the game as intriguing and thrilling as possible.

“I think in games like this, players and coaches are just looking to have a fun experience,” said the Team Central Head Coach.  “A game like this is about showcasing talent and giving players the opportunity to make plays.”

With each team comprised of the best of the best from Ontario, Parkes expects the eclectic group of players to seize the opportunity while demonstrating why they deserve to play in this big game.

“All-Star games are a fun experience for the players and coaches,” expressed Parkes. It’s a great chance to meet the other top players in your region.”

“HAVE A GREAT TIME! Showcase your talent; these are the kind of things I expect in an All-Star game.”

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