Taste of Champaign: Panthers leave no doubt they belong in state title game after dismantling Mustangs

Central all-stater Isaac Genenbacher, center, and his teammates celebrate their 44-8 victory over Colfax Ridgeview-Lexington on Saturday in the Class 1A state semifinals in Colfax, Ill. | Photo courtesy Andrew Eyler

COLFAX, Ill. — Ross Riley’s explanation for the Camp Point Central football team’s Class 1A semifinal win over Ridgeview-Lexington was a simple one. That was fitting because the Panthers’ 44-8 victory was simple domination. “We were just going, and I was just running. I don’t know what else to say,” exclaimed a jubilant Riley. “It’s…

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