Prep football preview: Centralia vs. Hockinson

CenHockCENTRALIA (3-5) vs. HOCKINSON (9-0)

2A district playoff

When, where: 7 p.m. Friday; District Stadium, Battle Ground HS, Battle Ground

Internet radio:

Last week: Centralia lost to Black Hills 41-28; Hockinson beat R.A. Long 53-0

Last meeting: Centralia won 47-25 in 2009

Players to watch: Centralia RB Dylan Ferrians had the best game of any Tiger rusher this season when he ran for 145 yards on 31 carries and four TDs last week; Hockinson WR Kedrick Johnson leads the Hawks with 40 catches, 771 yards, 11 TDs

Game notes: If Centralia wins, the Tigers will be District 4 No. 4 and will travel to play the winner of Lakewood-Squalicum. If Hockinson wins, the Hawks will be District 4 No. 1 and will host the winner of Renton-Liberty. Hockinson won its first playoff games last season when it reached the state quarterfinals. The Hawks were 0-6 in playoff games before that. The Hawks have allowed just 21 points this season and have six shutouts. Fourteen of those points were scored (by Prairie) after Hockinson led 40-0. Hockinson QB Canon Racanelli has passed for 1,779 yards and 22 TDs. Centralia has battled injuries on the offensive line. The two teams have no common opponents.

The Prep Proletariat says: The Hawks got a big scare in the district playoffs last year vs. Black Hills. They won’t have such a scare this year. HOCKINSON 33, CENTRALIA 0

Score Czar says: Hockinson 36, Centralia 0

Scroll to top