Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Oct. 20, 2021

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Braeden Slamp throws four touchdowns passes as Prairie beats Centralia 52-14

By , Columbian Assistant Sports Editor

Sophomore quarterback Braeden Slamp threw four touchdown passes, including a pair to Thor Stepina and the Falcons defense played another solid game in a 52-14 win over Centralia.

“The kids played great,” Prairie coach Mike Peck said. “The offensive line set the tone again, like they did last week, and our first-team defense didn’t allow a score again.”

Prairie opened a 32-6 lead by halftime when Centralia’s points coming on an interception return for a touchdown.

Slamp also had TD passes for Evan Davis and Braydon Petrowski. Stepina had a touchdown run, as did Ryder Troxel and Alex Ford rushed for two scores.

Peck was proud of how his team responded after switching Week 2 opponents on Wednesday after Hudson’s Bay had to withdraw with COVID-19 protocols.

“It’s been a crazy couple of days,” Peck said. “But we’ve got a smart group of kids who really care each other. They learned what they could in a short time frame then applied what they learned to the field.”