Dinwiddie and Thomas Dale both had hopes of a Central District title entering the season, but both have fallen short in the first half of the season, as they sit at 2-3.
Friday, both start the second half of their season in our On the Sidelines Game of the Week, and hope to clear a big hurdle towards a hopeful playoff berth.
The Generals lost close games to Varina, Highland Springs and Meadowbrook, but are still very much in the hunt for a playoff spot in Division 5. Thomas Dale, which plays in Division 6, needs to win the district in order to earn a spot, and will need to win the rest of its games and get help from another district counterpart in knocking off Meadowbrook.
Both teams bring solid running games to the table and strong defenses will be on display as well.
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Friday at Thomas Dale High School.
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