Republic Rides Baldwin To B-11 Playoff Hammering Of Mabton
Jason Baldwin threw three touchdown passes to David Hanks and ran for a touchdown as second-ranked Republic rolled past No. 10-ranked Mabton 47-0 in the first round of the State B-11 football playoffs Saturday afternoon in Republic.
Republic plays Asotin in the second round next weekend, with the site and time to be determined. Asotin edged Manson 14-13 Saturday.
The Tigers (10-0) had no trouble navigating through 6 inches of snow.
Mark Rickard returned a punt 48 yards for a touchdown to get Republic rolling in the first quarter.
Hanks had a 38-yard TD reception in the first quarter and capped a 26-point second quarter with scoring plays of 32 and 11 yards. He had five catches for 94 yards.
Also in the second quarter, Danny Hargrove, who carried the ball just seven times for 104 yards, scored on runs of 55 and 20 yards.
Baldwin, who capped the scoring with a 1-yard plunge in the fourth quarter, completed 11 of 19 passes for 147 yards.
The Tigers held Mabton (7-3) to 108 yards in total offense.
Republic 47, Mabton 0
Mabton 0 0 0 0 - 0
Republic 14 26 0 7 -47
R-Rickard 48 punt return (Rickard kick) R-Hanks 38 pass from Baldwin (Rickard kick) R-Hargrave 55 run (Rickard kick) R-Hargrave 20 run (Eich kick) R-Hanks 32 pass from Baldwin (Rickard kick) R-Hanks 11 pass from Baldwin (kick failed) R-Baldwin 1 run (Eich kick)
Chewelah 31, Quincy 0
Luke Shepphard started the game with a 56-yard scoring run and capped it with a 3-yard TD as No. 4 Chewelah rolled past Quincy in the first round of the State A football playoffs in Chewelah.
The Cougars (10-0) face Royal City in the second round Saturday at 1:30 at Central Valley.
Sheppard finished with 115 yards and Cody Katzer added 84.
Quarterback Dan Macrae connected on 5 of 10 passes for 84 yards, including a 12-yard touchdown pass to Hunter Rains in the second quarter.
The Cougars held the Jackrabbits (7-3) to three first downs and 109 yards.
Quincy 0 0 0 0 - 0
Chewelah 9 15 7 0 -31
C-Sheppard 56 run (kick failed) C-Churape 21 field goal C-Parrish 12 pass from Macrae (Katzer run) C-Rains 1 run (Churape kick) C-Sheppard 3 run (Churape kick)