No. 35 Northwestern beats No. 18 Miami Central in South Florida showdown

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No. 35 Northwestern overcame a 14-point deficit in the third quarter to defeat rival Miami Central, ranked No. 18 in the High School Football America 100, 30-20 Friday night.

Central took a 14-0 lead on the first play of the second half on a 65-yard touchdown pass to Chamon Metayer.

Northwestern then scored 23 unanswered points to take the lead they never gave up.

University of Miami head coach was on-hand and spent time on both sidelines.

Both teams are now 5-2 on the year.

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.