After spotting visiting Whitmer a 14-0 lead less than six minutes into the game, Central Catholic rallied for three touchdowns on passes from quarterback DeShone Kizer in the second and third quarters to take a 21-14 victory in Three Rivers Athletic Conference football Friday night before a crowd of over 7,000 at Gallagher Stadium.
Kizer, who finished 10-of-22 passing for 185 yards, threw touchdown passes on 11 yards to Jermiah Braswell, and three yards to Marcus Winters to earn the Irish a 14-14 tie just before halftime.
Kizer then found Winters on a game-deciding 79-yard TD pass with 8:21 left in the third quarter as Central moved to 4-0 overall, 1-0 TRAC.
Whitmer dropped to 1-3, 0-1.
The Panthers got two TD passes from sophomore quarterback Matt Winzeler to Chris Boykin (69 and 15 yards) in the games first 5:28.
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