Prep football preview: Centralia vs. Kelso
When, where: 7 p.m. Friday; Schroeder Field, Kelso HS, Kelso.
Internet radio: klog.com
Last week: Centralia beat Columbia River 41-40; Kelso beat Prairie 14-6.
Last meeting: Centralia won 51-10 in 2014.
Players to watch: Centralia RB Nathan Yahn rushed for 145 yards on 16 carries and 3 TDs lastk; Kelso RB Jerson Flores has rushed for 308 yards and two TDs this season.
Game notes: Centralia’s Dylan Ferrians rushed for 124 yards last week and Josh Towle had an 80-yard TD run. Columbia River passed for 5 TDs last week vs. Tigers. That may mean Kelso QB AJ Hoggatt will be asked to play a bigger role for Kelso. Kelso’s defense held Prairie to under 200 yards of offense and forced four second-half fumbles..
The Prep Proletariat says: “Kelso’s defense has been solid this year, but Hilanders haven’t faced a running attack like Centralia. CENTRALIA 27, KELSO 20.”
Score Czar pick: Kelso 22, Centralia 6.