Section 4 football playoffs heat up this weekend with semifinal round games set.  News Radio 1290 WNBF will be at Union-Endicott and Ty Cobb Stadium for Friday night's Class A semifinal between the host Tigers and the Johnson City Wildcats.  Kickoff is set for 7:00 PM with air at 6:50 on News Radio 1290 WNBF.

The teams met in the regular season in week seven at U-E with the Tigers coming out with a 37-22 victory.  Coming into action Friday night the Tigers are 7-1 and have scored 31 points per game.  The Wildcats average 25 points per contest.

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The Tigers are led by high-flying quarterback Devon Hogan who can hurt opponents through the air or through the run.  Ladarius Thompson is the key cog in the Wildcats' offense.  He has good size and standout speed and can break plays for big gains anytime he gets the ball.