As of Wednesday, November 1, 2017
INDEPENDENCE — Central’s football team defeated Corvallis 36-18 in the team’s season finale.
The Panthers jumped out to the lead, thanks to a touchdown pass from Peter Mendazona to Marcos Cedillo in the first quarter. Mendazona hit Jesse Cable for a touchdown to put the Panthers up 12-0 after the first quarter.
A 37-yard field goal from Omar gave the Panthers a 15-7 lead at the half.
The Spartans scored the first 10 points of the second half to take an 18-15 lead in the third quarter. An 8-yard touchdown from Hunter Chase gave Central the lead back for good.
Mendazona ran for a 1-yard touchdown, and Tristan Agard scored on a 1-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter for the Panthers.
Central finished the season with a 5-4 record overall and 3-4 mark in Mid-Willamette Conference play, good for fifth place.
GIRLS SOCCER FALLS TO WOODBURN: Central’s girls soccer team lost to Woodburn 3-0 on Oct. 24. The Panthers finished the 2017 season with a 2-10 record overall and 1-6 record in league play.