HALSEY — Oakland and Central Linn, two teams that met in last year’s Class 2A state semifinals, squared off in Week 2 of the high school football season Friday night. Peyton Mesa rushed for 181 yards on 15 carries, including a 39-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter, to help the Oakers to a 27-12 non-conference win over the Cobras. Oakland defeated Central Linn 34-28 on its way to the 2012 state title. “This was a big test for us early in the year, so we’re excited about the win,” said Oakland coach Ben Lane. “Our defense played solid again …
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