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The Football Championship Subdivision No. 8 Eastern Washington University Eagles scored as they pleased against Central Washington University Saturday.

CWU’s Rashaad Boddie rushed for a one-yard fourth-quarter touchdown after Cameron McKinney did the same in the first, but Eastern Washington flew off with a 63-14 win at Roos Field in Cheney.

Redshirt senior quarterback Eric Barriere completed 20 of 31 passes for 264 yards and three touchdowns as the Eagles (2-0 overall) exploded with 28 second-quarter points and 645 yards of total offense. Redshirt senior Dennis Merritt and freshman Justice Jackson rushed for 120 and 100 respective yards.

Boddie and McKinney finished with 52 and 20 respective yards on the ground as Central (1-1) gained 234 yards in all.

Zach Matlock completed five of eight passes for 48 yards and an interception for the Wildcats, and Tony Archie led Central receivers with 48 yards on a pair of catches.

Jahleel Breland led his defense with 11 tackles, and Matt Wiltanen and Donte Hamilton came up with nine each.

The Wildcats are scheduled to begin defense of their Greater Northwest Athletic Conference championship as they play at Simon Fraser (0-2) at 6 p.m. Saturday in Burnaby, B.C.

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