By The Chronicle
Centralia made quick work of South Puget Sound on Wednesday, as the Blazers earned a 3-0 win in an NWAC West Region volleyball match in Centralia.
All three sets were close, but the Blazers won each 25-23, 25-21 and 25-22.
Autumn Durand led Centralia with 22 kills and eight digs. Peyton Timmons recorded 46 assists, and Kary Sathre added seven kills and six digs.
Centralia (14-8, 3-4 region) hosts West Region leading Lower Columbia in Centralia on Friday.
Centralia Outlasts Green River
AUBURN — Centralia and Green River battled for five sets, but the Blazers prevailed 3-2 in an NWAC West Region volleyball match here on Friday.
Autumn Durand led the Blazers with 21 kills and 10 assists. Peyton Timmons added 44 assists, Skylah Kunihisa added 14 digs and Nicolle Duryea led the Blazers with 22 digs. Alexus Howard-Johnson recorded 19 kills for Centralia.
Green River won the first set, 25-17, but Centralia bounced back to take set two, 25-21. The Gators came right back to win set three, 25-18, but the Blazers responded once again with a 25-20 fourth set win to force a fifth set. It was a close fifth set, but Centralia won 26-24 to win the match.