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Members of the Flames Throwers team, from left, Karsyn Cox, Isabella Garrison and Kayla Keefer react to an incoming dodgeball while waiting to throws balls back at the All Stars during a game in the fifth and sixth grade bracket Friday night at the Central Columbia Elementary School fundraiser.
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Members of the Flames Throwers team, from left, Karsyn Cox, Isabella Garrison and Kayla Keefer react to an incoming dodgeball while waiting to throws balls back at the All Stars during a game in the fifth and sixth grade bracket Friday night at the Central Columbia Elementary School fundraiser.

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