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                                Zach Burnett of Kenai Central runs against Homer during a scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 10, at Ed Hollier Field in Kenai.

Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion Zach Burnett of Kenai Central runs against Homer during a scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 10, at Ed Hollier Field in Kenai.

Simmering scrimmages: Prep football teams get ready for opening weekend

The Kenai Peninsula’s prep football programs scrimmaged Saturday in temperatures in the 70s to get ready for next weekend’s season openers. Soldotna hosted Chugiak in a scrimmage, while Kenai Central, Homer, Nikiski and Seward scrimmaged at Kenai Central. Friday, Soldotna is at West at 7 p.m., Nikiski is at Redington at 7 p.m. and at 4:30 p.m. Seward hosts Monroe Catholic. Saturday, Homer hosts Kenai Central at 2 p.m.

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                                Nikiski’s Mason Payne runs against Seward’s Steven Harshman in a scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Ed Hollier Field in Kenai.

Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion Nikiski’s Mason Payne runs against Seward’s Steven Harshman in a scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Ed Hollier Field in Kenai.

Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion Nikiski’s Mason Payne runs against Seward’s Steven Harshman in a scrimmage Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Ed Hollier Field in Kenai.

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