This Friday, Eastside (6-1) will travel to Albion to face the Central Noble Cougars (4-3) in NECC Small School Divisional play. The Blazers are coming off a tough 21-14 OT loss @ Concord, while the Cougars lost 50-14 @ Logansport.

The winner of this game will clinch the division title outright. Since divisional play came back in 2014 for the NECC, Eastside has clinched at least a share in all but 1 season. The Blazers have won 14 NECC titles in their 40-year stint in the NECC. These two will compete in 2A sectional 35 2 weeks from now.