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Centralia moves up the district bracket

Posted on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 4:39 am

Boys beat Moberly, 52-31

The Centralia boys basketball team advanced on step closer to the district championship, Monday, Feb. 28 when they beat the Moberly Spartans 52-31. The game was played at Centralia High School’s Jim Enlow Court. CHS is  hosting the championships.

Centralia made it look easy.

They dominated all four quarters.

Centralia led 9-4 in the first, 22-12 at halftime, 33-21 in the third and finished off Mobelry 52-31.

Listen to Centralia Head Coach Scott Humphrey discuss the game here:

Grant Erisman led the Panthers with  13 points, followed by Noah Brooks with 12 and Cullen Bennett with nine.

Joisten Payne led Moberly with 10.

Centralia plays Mexico, 6 p.m. March 2 in semifinals. For more, see next week’s edition of the Centrala Fireside Guard.

Grant Erisman blocks a shot.

Noah Brooks hooks in two