Mt. Spokane will face unbeaten Lakes Lancers here next Saturday after romping past Hanford as expected, 48-14. Lakes had 48 points through three quarters of its win in Tacoma.
Here's the story from Richland on the Wildcats:
Despite the loss, Oram took solace in the fact that this year’s
“The nice thing about making the playoffs is that you get one more week with the kids,”Oram said. “That’s been our battle cry the last two weeks: Let’s practice next week.
Oram’s point about
Senior quarterback Travis Ward passed for 280 yards, connecting on 19 of 27 passes to eight different receivers. Chip Propp was on the receiving end of four passes for 97 yards.
“He just took the ball out of Cameron’s arms,” an incredulous Oram said. “To do that to a guy as strong as Wagar, a kid has to be pretty darn good.”
The Wildcats (10-1) opened the scoring when Williams capped a five-play, 49-yard drive with a 15-yard touchdown run in the final moments of the first quarter. Ward would finish off a 12-play, 70-yard drive with a 17-yard TD pass to Propp to Put Mount Spokane up 14-0 with 5:11 in the first half.
Wagar gave the frigid Falcon faithful a glimmer of hope with a 15-yard touchdown run that finished off a 65-yard Falcon drive that was marred by 55 yards in
Ward hit Evan Poynor with a 22-yard touchdown strike with 6:12 left in the game and then connected with Carson Blumenthal on a 49-yard catch and run play with 3:00 left to finish off the Wildcat scoring.
“You know Oram said,”“This is the proudest I¹ve been. We¹re not the most talented team out there, and we don¹t have the most depth, but we played hard and we competed.²