November 5, 2011 in Sports

Freeman lands first state berth since 2008

Colville beats Omak

 Colton Davis ran for 279 yards and three scores as Colville beat visiting Omak 33-19 in a 1A crossover game to advance to the state playoffs.

 The win was the fifth in a row for the Indians (5-4), who lost their first four games of the season.

 Davis scored on runs of 70 and 65 yards in the first half and scored his third touchdown in the fourth quarter to put the game away.

 The Indians will play Royal in the first round of the state playoffs next weekend.

Freeman’s high-scoring offense was slowed Friday night, but the Scotties still managed to secure their first State 1A playoff berth since 2008.

The Scotties (9-1) took an early lead and held on to beat Okanogan 26-12 in a play-in game at Freeman. The Scotties will play at Connell next Friday in the first round.

The 26 points were a season low for the Scotties, who had averaged just more than 40 points per game prior to Friday’s contest.

Cody Unfred’s 29-yard pass to Justin Barrong gave Freeman a 14-0 first-quarter lead. Okanogan responded in the second half with two touchdowns, but Unfred threw for a score and ran for another to put the game away.

Cashmere 56, Newport 20: Moe Roberts ran for three touchdowns as the Bulldogs scored early and often in a rout of the visiting Grizzlies (7-3) in a 1A play-in game. Cashmere scored 21 points in the first quarter and 28 in the second quarter. Travis Martin threw three fourth-quarter touchdowns for Newport.

Great Northern League

East Valley 44, Pullman 20: Adam Talley ran for three touchdowns as the Knights (4-5, 2-3) came alive late and routed the host Greyhounds (1-9, 0-5) in a season finale. East Valley outscored Pullman 34-13 in the second half.

State 2B play-in

Colfax 43, Asotin 0: The Bulldogs (9-0) put the game away early and advanced to the state playoffs with a rout of the visiting Panthers (4-5). Alvin Li ran for 153 yards and a touchdown for Colfax, which led 36-0 at halftime. The state playoffs begin next Saturday.

Lind-Ritzville 12, Dayton 0: Led by their defense, the Broncos (8-1) punched their ticket to the state playoffs with a win over visiting Dayton (5-4). Chris Steinmetz ran for 145 yards and a touchdown to lead Lind-Ritzville/Sprague. The Broncos play at Manson next week.

DeSales 35, Reardan 34: Seth Hansen threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Roy Walser in the fourth quarter, giving DeSales (7-2) a win over the visiting Indians (6-3). Johnny Kieffer ran for 187 yards and three touchdowns for Reardan.

District 7 1B playoffs

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 40, Wellpinit 0: Similar to their first matchup this season, the Warriors (10-0) scored early and often and routed the host Redskins (8-2) in a game that ended at halftime. ACH will host Wilbur-Creston Thursday in a state play-in game. Wellpinit will host Garfield-Palouse next weekend.

Wilbur-Creston 48, Columbia-Inchelium 6: Hayden Herdrick and Davey Ogle led the way as the Wildcats (4-5) eliminated the host Timberwolves (3-7). Herdrick ran for three scores and Cohen ran for two and threw for another.

Odessa-Harrington 54, Cusick 14: Jared King threw for four touchdowns and ran for four more as the Titans (6-3) beat the visiting Panthers (6-4). Odessa-Harrington hosts Colton while Cusick plays at Touchet next week in the District 7/9 1B crossover playoffs.


Gonzaga Prep 49, Wenatchee 30: The Bullpups (6-4) built a comfortable first-half lead and cruised to a win over the host Panthers. Griffin Hare led the way for G-Prep with 188 rushing yards and two TDs. Zach Bonneau added 110 yards and two scores.

Rogers 15, Walla Walla 13: The Pirates (2-8) deflected a two-point conversion attempt late in the fourth quarter and beat the Blue Devils at Gonzaga Prep for their first two-game win streak in a decade. Anthony Hampton scored on an 80-yard run in the first quarter.

Lewis and Clark 35, Richland 28: The Tigers (7-3) rallied in the second half and beat the host Bombers. In the second half, Brennan Schon caught two TD passes from Jeff Livingston to help erase a seven-point halftime deficit.

Lakeside (WA) 34, Tonasket 13: Cody Corbit ran for 204 yards and two TDs as the Eagles (2-8) routed the visiting Tigers.

Northport 32, Selkirk 22: David Higgins ran for 257 yards and five TDs to lead the Mustangs (6-4) past the visiting Rangers (3-7). Northport plays Pomeroy in the D7/9 playoffs next week.

Tekoa-Oakesdale/Rosalia 63, Springdale 32: Ryan Maley threw four touchdown passes and Joe Gains ran for three scores as the Nighthawks (5-4) routed the visiting Chargers (1-9).

Davenport 28, Tri-Cities Prep 26: The Gorillas (5-5) scored in each quarter and beat the visiting Jaguars (3-7). Wyatt Evers scored on a 21-yard run in the second quarter for Davenport.

Curlew 38, Republic 18: Doug Beedle ran for 75 yards and three touchdowns as the Cougars (3-6) beat the visiting Tigers (2-7).

Idaho State 4A

Middleton 42, Lakeland 20: Middleton broke open a close game in the second half and eliminated the host Hawks (6-4) at Rathdrum. Chadley Miller, Corey Hansel and Eric Cooper rushed for Lakeland scores.

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