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Kennedy Thunderbirds preparing for redemption rematch

Posted: 1:11 AM, Nov 20, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-20 09:11:37Z

Four of our area football teams will be playing for a valley title this week. And we will be previewing each team this week.

Starting it off with the Kennedy Thunderbirds who are set to a rematch against South Sequoia rival, Shafter. Coach Millan and his players happily accept round two of this matchup because they want to beat the best team to earn a championship. And currently, as the only undefeated team in the county and a No. 1 seed in Division V of the Central Section, the Generals look to be just that.

But a win on Friday, won't be the only the blemish to be cleared for the Thunderbirds. Their 73-19 win against Caruthers was revenge on the Blue Raiders from a year ago as Caruthers knocked Kennedy out of the playoffs in 2017. 

Now, avenging their lone blemish on the season and claiming a valley title is the next goal for the Thunderbirds.

They face Generals on the road on Friday for the Central Section Division V finals at 7 p.m.