Week 1 prep football: Centralia vs. R.A. Long
Centralia (3-6) vs. R.A. Long (1-8)
WHEN: 7 p.m. Thursday
WHERE: Longview Memorial Stadium, 2903 Nichols Blvd, Longview
BROADCAST: Radio, KELA, 1470 AM; Internet, www.kelaam.com.
2016 MEETING: Centralia 34, R.A. Long 21
GAME NOTES: New coaches for both teams. Jeremy Thibault arrives at Centralia after going 40-15 at Toledo. All-league WR Nolan Miller and RB Jose Pineda lead the Tigers’ attack. Former assistant Rob James became the third head coach for R.A. Long in the past three seasons. But junior QB Owen Enriquez returns after passing for 1,000 yards last season as a sophomore. All-league RB/LB Parker Reeves is also back.
FANS’ PICK: Centralia (64 percent)
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