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By Matt Baide
For the Journal 


Shelton earns first league win against Centralia


October 12, 2023

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Shelton High School's Omar Zepeda-Soto breaks a tackle by a Centralia player on the way to scoring a second-half touchdown against the Tigers during an Evergreen Conference game Friday at Jack Stark Field at Highclimber Stadium. Shelton won the game 20-6.

Shelton earned its first league win of the season 20-6 against Centralia on Friday night at Jack Stark Field in Shelton.

"I think we battled," said head coach Mark Smith. "I don't think we played the cleanest game. We left some points on the field. We were down inside the 10-yard line a couple times and couldn't get it in, missed a field goal, missed an extra point so there's some points there we had an opportunity for. To Centralia's credit, they didn't let us have them. They played hard. They did their job, we didn't do our job."

The game was tied at halftime 6-6, but the Highclimbers sc...

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