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Soccer: Aberdeen rolls at Centralia in shut out fashion

4/10/18 Aberdeen 5, Centralia 0 (Centralia, WA) The Aberdeen Bobcats wasted little time in scoring on the Tigers and did so 4 times in the 1st 40 minutes. Trevor Dawkins got things started in just the 3rd minute taking a long goal kick taken by Christian Sanchez and beating the entire Tiger defense and got into a 1 on 1 with Centralia keeper Jesse Vazquez and scored to make it 1-0. The Bobcats used the same method to score again in the 18th with Dawkins again taking the long pass and running past the defense and beating Vazquez for...

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Centralia Blazer Baseball: LCC’s big inning dooms Centralia

4/9/18 LCC 13, Centralia 2 (Centralia, WA) The Centralia Blazers came out firing in their showdown with Lower Columbia but a huge 5th inning for the Red Devils was too much to overcome. The Blazers had a chance to open the scoring in the bottom of 1st after a walk by Drew Forgione and a base hit from Wes Kuzminsky with 1 out but a nifty double play by the Devils ended that threat. Centralia did break the ice for starting pitching Cole Doughty in the bottom of the 2nd when Gabe Farrer led off with a base hit...

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Soccer: Tumwater handles Centralia in Evco 2A Match

4/6/18 Tumwater 3, Centralia 1 (Tumwater, WA) The Tumwater T-Birds used a constant pressure and stiff defense to down Centralia in a Spring Break Evco 2A showdown on Friday night. The T-Birds attack style offense paid off in the first 9 minutes when Zack Dodge broke free and got into a 1 on 1 with Tigers keeper Jesse Vazquez and was able to punch it past him for a quick 1-0 lead. The T-Bird defense was just as impressive turning away the Tigers counters. The defense led by their stalwart in the box Britton Fine and help from backliners...

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Soccer: Gig Harbor and Peninsula battle to scoreless tie

4/4/18 Gig Harbor 0, Peninsula 0 (Interviews and Photo Gallery at bottom of page) (Roy Anderson Field, WA) The Gig Harbor Tides came into the re-match with their rival Peninsula with a perfect 8-0 record, 7-0 in SSC play and it was the Seahawks intention of ruining that record while making a run at defending their league Championship. The Tides were bent on retaining their perfect record and had their sites on seizing back the league title that they believe belongs in their hallways. In the end both did accomplish what they wanted while also not accomplishing what they...

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Centralia College Fastpitch: Lady Blazers struggle in twin bill with SWOCC

3/31/18 Game 1: SWOCC 10, Centralia 0 Game 2: SWOCC 9, Centralia 1 (Centralia, WA) The Centralia Blazers opened NWAC conference play with a pair of tough losses to a good Laker team from Coos Bay, Oregon. In game 1 the Lakers Marissa Peters almost threw a no-hitter giving up just 1 hit to the Blazers Jayden Benson. The Blazers struggled with the strike zone giving up 9 walks and committing 3 errors all led to the Lakers being able to rack up enough runs to end the game after 5 innings. Katie Gleasman played well behind the plate...

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