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Colville rolls over Eagles

Sat., Sept. 11, 2010

In its first year since moving from the 2A to 1A classification, Colville (2-0) took it to old Great Northern League rival West Valley (0-2) 35-14 in nonleague action behind 205 yards rushing and three touchdowns from Blake Sjordal in Colville.

Sawyer Bardwell added a passing and rushing score for the Indians, while the Eagles were led by Dylan Ellsworth’s pair of rushing touchdowns.

Capital 32, Lake City 7: Riley Magner threw for 233 yards on 12-of-20 passing, throwing three touchdowns and adding a fourth on the ground as the Eagles (2-0) blanked the Timberwolves (1-2) in the first half, en route to the victory in Boise.

East Valley 34, Lakeland 7: Dustin Hansen completed 7 of 8 passes for 171 yards and three touchdowns and the Knights (1-1) outscored the Hawks (0-3) 27-7 in the second and third quarters at EV. Shane Quinn added 112 yards and a touchdown on the ground for the Knights.

Clarkston 35, Sandpoint 34: Colby Hanson’s 92-yard kick return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter lifted the Bantams (1-1) over the Bulldogs (1-1) in Sandpoint. Hanson finished with 365 all-purpose yards, adding one rushing score, two receiving TDs and an interception for a fifth.

Moscow 35, Pullman 0: The Bears (2-1) defeated the Greyhounds (1-1) in Pullman. No other details were available.

Riverside 20, Medical Lake 6: Chase Florez rushed for 106 yards and a touchdown and added an interception on defense and a pair of extra points to help lead the Rams (2-0) over the Cardinals (0-2) in Riverside. Loman Cole added a 55-yard interception return for a touchdown to put the game out of reach for the Rams.

Peninsula 14, Cheney 12: Matt Hensley’s 103 yards rushing and two touchdowns led the Seahawks of Gig Harbor (1-1) to a win over the Blackhawks (1-1) in Cheney. Peninsula also scored two touchdowns, but missed an extra point and failed on a two-point conversion in the fourth quarter to come up short.

Deer Park 30, Lakeside 12: Colton Mead completed 14 of 26 passes for 227 yards and one TD in the Stags’ (2-0) victory over the Eagles (0-2) in Nine Mile Falls. Jimmy Day had 91 yards rushing and a touchdown for the Eagles.

Freeman 35, St. Maries 6: Senior Josh Richardson rushed for 273 yards on 25 carries and reached the end zone four times as the Scotties (2-0) cruised past the Lumberjacks (1-2) in St. Maries.

Priest River 21, Newport 15 (OT): Cody Rabidue rushed for the winning touchdown from 8 yards out as the Spartans (1-1) rallied from a 15-0 deficit to beat the Grizzlies (0-1) in Newport. Zach Zamora had 79 yards rushing and a TD for the Grizzlies.

Orofino 30, Kellogg 13: Seth Melton rushed for three touchdowns and the Maniacs (2-0) outscored the Wildcats (0-2) 30-6 after the first quarter in Orofino.

Chewelah 41, Springdale 6: Derek Smith rushed for 142 yards and a score, while passing for 113 yards and two more scores, and Calvin Connall added 92 yards rushing and two TDs as the Cougars (1-1) rolled over the Chargers (0-2) in Springdale.

Reardan 47, Bridgeport 0: The Indians (1-0) shut out the Mustangs (0-1) in Bridgeport. No other details were available.

Cusick 60, Wilbur-Creston 14: Tyler Edwards tallied 372 all-purpose yards with six TDs and the visiting Panthers (2-0) scored 46 first-half points, cruising over the Wildcats (0-2).

Lethbridge (Alberta) 33, Bonners Ferry 20: Colton Gibb caught three touchdown passes from Colton Garner and the Rams defeated the Badgers (0-2) in Bonners Ferry.

Liberty 7, Tekoa-Oakesdale/Rosalia 6: Gus Simmons intercepted a pass with 10 seconds left in the first half and returned it for a TD, with Eric Hammond’s extra point proving to be the difference for the Lancers (1-0) in Spangle. The Nighthawks (1-1) scored on an Earl Gaines’ 25-yard run, but failed to convert the extra point in the third quarter.

Tonasket 12, Kettle Falls 6 (OT): Keegan McCormick had 73 yards rushing and a TD and John Stedtfeld scored the winning TD in overtime to lift the visiting Tigers (2-0) over the Bulldogs (0-2).

Curlew 55, Northport 6: Dakota Drennon rushed for six touchdowns and the Cougars (1-0) cruised to a win over the Mustangs (0-1) in Northport. Despite the loss, the Mustangs reveled in the fact they were playing their first football game since the 1951 season.

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 35, Warden 9: Micca Brown finished with 98 yards on the ground and a pair of TDs and Cameron Kiesz scored a rushing and receiving score as the Broncos (1-0) defeated the Cougars (0-2) in Warden.

Odessa-Harrington 40, LaCrosse-Washtucna 20: Nick Sperline rushed for 193 yards and two TDs and added a touchdown on an interception return as the Titans (1-1) defeated the host Tigercats (0-2).

Davenport 21, Lake Roosevelt 14: Ronnie Wilkie and Justin Piper helped the Gorillas (1-0) build a 21-6 lead by halftime with a rushing TD apiece in their victory over the Raiders (0-2) in Davenport.

Salmon River 38, Colton 26: The Savages (2-1) scored the last 18 points of the first half and the Wildcats (0-2) could not recover, despite Josh Straughan’s 362 yards passing and four TDs in Colton.

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 38, Columbia-Inchelium 0: Daniel Hardy had four receptions for 115 yards, with three resulting in touchdowns as the host Warriors (2-0) shut out the Timberwolves (1-1). Derek Isaak added 231 yards passing and five total TDs.

Garfield-Palouse 42, Selkirk 0: J.B. Lang ran for three touchdowns and Riley Hodges added two more for the Vikings (1-0) in their shutout of the Rangers (0-2) in Ione.

Oroville 56, Republic 8: The Hornets (1-1) beat the Tigers (1-0) in Republic.

North Star

Clark Fork 48, Mullan 28: Nate Nesbitt took the ball 25 times and finished with 396 yards and five touchdowns and the Wampus Cats (1-2, 1-1) knocked off the Tigers (0-3, 0-3) in Mullan. Twice in the second half, Nesbitt scored on runs of more than 80 yards, including a 97-yarder in the fourth quarter.

Kootenai 40, Lakeside 36: Brandon Carmen had 227 yards passing with five TDs, hitting Hayden Kraack eight times for 146 yards and three TDs as the Warriors (2-1, 2-1) upended the Knights (1-1, 1-1) in Harrison.


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