No. 37 Northwestern wins battle of Miami against No. 8 Miami Central

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Northwestern, ranked No. 37 in the High School Football America Top 100 used a punishing defense Friday night to defeat No. 8 Miami Central 21-7. The win gives the Bulls District 16-6A title for the second straight year.  For those of you not familiar with South Florida high school football, District 16 is one of the best in the nation.

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Friday night, the Bull defense forced three Central (7-2) turnovers and came-up with five sacks. While the defense was stuffing Central, Northwestern quarterback Tutu Atwell, who is a Louisville-commit, tossed two touchdown passes, plus had a 52-yard TD run.  Miami Central never got on the board until late in the game.

It was the second week in a row that the Bulls have beaten a Top 100 team. Last week, the Bulls shutdown district-foe Carol City

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Jeff Fisher
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.

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