Pullman gains control of GNL race
Pullman again has control of the Great Northern League. A week after a disappointing loss to East Valley, Jake Stanizewski and the Greyhounds toppled West Valley 41-21 Friday night at West Valley.
Had the Eagles (6-3, 4-2) won, they would have secured the title. But now Pullman (6-2, 4-1) can wrap up the GNL football crown with a win Friday at Colville.
Stanizewski scored four touchdowns – two receiving and two rushing – for the Greyhounds, who scored 20 unanswered points in the second half to gain control. Justin Cillay added two rushing touchdowns and two passing touchdowns for Pullman.
Deer Park 34, Clarkston 21: Nick Clough threw three touchdown passes to Dalton Hanson and the Stags (6-3, 3-2) took control in the fourth quarter and beat the visiting Bantams (3-6, 1-4). Travis Pierce recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown and the Stags picked off six passes.
Cheney 42, Colville 7: Andrew Graham threw four touchdown passes and the Blackhawks (5-4, 3-2) racked up 359 rushing yards in a rout over the visiting Indians (2-7, 0-5).
IEL 5A play-in
Coeur d’Alene 34, Lewiston 7: Gunnar Amos accounted for four touchdowns – two passing and two rushing – as the Vikings (7-2, 4-0) routed the visiting Bengals (3-5, 0-4). Chase Blakely caught both of Amos’ touchdown passes. Coeur d’Alene will host Rocky Mountain Friday in a state playoff game.
Chewelah 55, Riverside 7: Derek Smith completed 13 of 19 passes for 258 yards and three scores as the Cougars (8-1, 6-0) dumped the visiting Rams (1-8, 1-5). Chewelah’s defense held Riverside to 156 yards offense.
Freeman 18, Medical Lake 7: Wyatt Smith threw three touchdown passes as the Scotties (7-2, 5-1) toppled the host Cardinals (6-2, 4-2).
Newport 27, Kettle Falls 16: Braden Barranco ran for 161 yards on 13 carries and scored twice as the Grizzlies (3-5, 2-4) beat the host Bulldogs (0-8, 0-6). Barranco opened the scoring with a 12-yard fumble return for a touchdown. He also scored on a 97-yard run.
Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 46, Liberty 8: Dylan Hartz completed 13 of 16 passes for 190 yards and three touchdowns as the Broncos (8-0, 5-0) wrapped up the league title with a rout of the host Lancers (2-7, 0-5). Tyler Greenwalt hauled in a 30-yard touchdown pass and returned a kickoff 79 yards for another score.
Colfax 20, Davenport 6: Kellen McNannay ran for two TDs to lead the Bulldogs (5-2, 3-2) past the host Gorillas (4-4, 2-3).
Reardan 40, Springdale 20: Wyatt Nieman threw three touchdown passes as the Indians (6-2, 4-1) cruised past the visiting Chargers (2-5, 1-4). Clinton Jeney added a TD run and a punt return TD for Reardan.
North Star Division I
Wallace 42, Lakeside 0: The Miners (6-3, 2-0) scored 28 first-quarter points and raced past the visiting Knights (0-8, 0-2). Jacob Berman threw two touchdown passes for Wallace.
North Star Division II
Kootenai 64, Clark Fork 14: Simeon Desautel ran for four scores as the Warriors (6-3, 4-0) topped the host Wampus Cats (5-4, 2-2). Kootenai quarterback Marshall Willms threw for two scores and ran for two more.
Northeast 1B North
Wilbur-Creston 60, Curlew 32: Colton Magers and Trystan Rosman scored three times each as the Wildcats (3-6, 3-4) routed the host Cougars (0-9, 0-7). Curlew’s freshman running back, Chance Wheaton, ran for 202 yards on 26 carries and scored four TDs.
Wellpinit 44, Republic 22: A.J. Kieffer racked up 330 yards of total offense and scored five times to lead the Redskins past the visiting Tigers. Kieffer ran for four scores and returned a punt 50 yards for another.
Cusick 78, Northport 27: Ryan Sample completed 18 of 26 passes for 312 yards and eight touchdowns as the Panthers (9-0, 6-0) dumped the host Mustangs (3-6, 1-5). Northport’s Dylan Masters caught seven passes for 183 yards and three scores.
Northeast 1B South
Almira/Coulee-Hartline 48, Pateros 6: Drew Isaak accounted for five touchdowns in the Warriors’ (8-1, 6-0) rout over the visiting Billygoats (6-3, 4-2). Isaak threw for two scores, ran for two and returned an interception 65 yards for another.
Odessa-Harrington 62, Soap Lake 20: Justin Hunt threw for three scores and ran for two more as the Titans (6-3, 5-1) beat the visiting Eagles (1-8, 1-5).
Garfield-Palouse 36, Sunnyside Christian 22: Jesse Lopez caught both of Hunter Wolterning’s TD passes as the Vikings (4-4, 4-2) beat SC (2-6, 2-4).
Liberty Christian 78, LaCrosse-Washtucna/Kahlotus 0: John Lesser ran for four scores as the Patriots (9-0, 6-0) beat the visiting Tigercats (6-3, 4-2).