Centralia’s basketball teams swept Bowling Green in the final two games Friday at MACC. The Panthers beat the Bobcats 70-47, and the Lady Panthers won 39-36. Guy Moran got hot in the fourth quarter to score a game-high 18 for the Panthers.

J.B. Connoley with the call on KRES and centralmoinfo.com. Dallas Lewis added 17 for Centralia. Coach Scott Humphrey…

Gavin Deters led the Bobcats with 13. Centralia is now 6-1. Bowling Green falls to 6-3.

In the late game, the Lady Panthers led by as many as nine in the final two minutes, before Bowling Green gave themselves a chance to send the game to overtime.

The game had been tied at 28 to start the fourth quarter before the Lady Panthers opened the fourth on an 11-2 run. Centralia’s Mary Kate Bennett led all scorers with 14. Coach Becca Schemmer…

Kinley Charlton had 13 and Grave Deters had 12 for Bowling Green, now 3-5. Coach Craig Smith had confidence in his girls at the end of the game after they refused to quit.

Both schools play Palmyra next: Centralia on Monday and Bowling Green next Saturday.


Postgame Interviews:
Centralia Boys Coach Scott Humphrey:

Centralia Girls Coach Becca Schemmer:

Bowling Green Girls Coach Craig Smith: