Finding room

Mustang Jake Yungeberg, center, finds a gap against Jefferson County North’s defense in last Thursday’s playoff game at Valley Heights. Yungeberg had 18 carries for 195 yards in the game. Photo by Trinda Chase


Centralia won its rematch with Troy in 50-0 fashion and Valley Heights won a 60-34 shoot out against Jefferson County last week to advance in the 1A football playoffs.

Centralia, 8-1, has won eight straight and has a 7 p.m. kickoff Friday against Northern Heights, 6-3, a team that the Panthers won against 58-19 on Oct. 11 in district play. Heights, 7-2, gets a rematch against Jackson Heights, 7-2. The Mustangs haven’t won in four previous games since 2017 against the Cobras. The kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Jackson Heights.