Ryan Chan threw for 141 yards and rushed for two touchdowns to help visiting Mead knock off Post Falls 50-21 on Friday in the Panthers’ season opener.
Mead’s first two scores, however, came on defense, as Jonathan Baird and Jadon Melendez intercepted Derek Pearse passes and returned them for touchdowns.
Mead exploded for 22 points in the second quarter. Chan started with a 2-yard plunge, then found Cam Crawford for a 4-yard touchdown pass.
Ryan Blair connected with Keli’l Zalopany for a TD later in the quarter.
Blair ended up 5 of 7 for 60 yards and two TD passes.
Chan added a 1-yard scoring run in the fourth. Michael Workman caught four passes for 114 yards. Crawford and Caleb Shawn added interceptions.
Pearse finished 24 of 37 for 252 yards and three touchdowns but threw four interceptions.
Ferris 17, Moses Lake 7: Jack Clavel connected with Zach Fleming for a 36-yard touchdown in the second quarter and the Saxons (1-0) topped the visiting Chiefs (0-1) in a nonleague game. Nate Schlosser rushed for 56 yards and a 16-yard touchdown run.
University 52, Sandpoint 7: Kyle Duplessis had seven receptions for 195 yards and the visiting Titans (1-0) routed the Bulldogs (0-2).
Lewis and Clark 31, Lake City 14: The visiting Tigers (1-0) beat the Timberwolves (0-2).
Great Northern League-Northeast A
Deer Park 21, East Valley 6: Ethan Schroyer ran for 190 yards on 19 carries with a touchdown and visiting 1A Deer Park (1-0) beat 2A East Valley (0-1). Schroyer opened the scoring with a 46-yard gallop in the first quarter and Travis Joyce caught a 25-yard TD pass later in the period. Lucas Keller connected with Sean Hill on a 3-yard scoring pass in the third. East Valley’s Casey Noak went 11 of 18 for 116 yards.
Pullman 41, Lakeside (WA) 23: Isaiah Strong had seven catches for 254 yards with four TDs and the Greyhounds (1-0) topped the visiting Eagles (0-1).
Cheney 27, Colville 22: Jacob McGourin had nine tackles, four for loss, and the 2A Blackhawks (1-0) held off the visiting 1A Indians (0-1). McGourin also scored on a 15-yard run and 5-yard reception. Colville recovered three Cheney fumbles.
Timberlake 39, Freeman 21: Jeremy McLemore carried 18 times for 137 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Tigers (1-1) over the visiting Scotties (0-1). Joey Follini added 97 rushing yards as Timberlake pounded the ground for 365 rushing yards.
St. Maries 42, Medical Lake 20: Coy Sands had two touchdowns, including a 65-yard punt return, and the visiting Lumberjacks (2-0) downed the Cardinals (0-1).
Priest River 22, Riverside 18: Robert Anselmo ran for 98 yards with a 68-yard touchdown gallop and the visiting Spartans (1-0) defeated the Rams (0-1). Sammy DesRoches carried 17 times for 101 yards and three touchdowns for Riverside.
Clarkston 50, Moscow 27: The Bantams (1-0) handled the visiting Bears (0-2).
Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 48, Davenport 24: Bryce Kelly accounted for three touchdowns on 205 yards from scrimmage and the Broncos (1-0) downed the visiting Gorillas (0-1). Alex Plasencia led the Gorillas with 224 rushing yards. Austin Thompson added four touchdowns from scrimmage for LRS.
Springdale 39, Kettle Falls: Wyatt Edwards had 81 passing yards and threw for one touchdown and visiting Springdale (1-0) beat Kettle Falls (0-1).
Northwest Christian 27, Reardan 14: Silas Perreiah rushed for 160 yards and the visiting Crusaders (1-0) downed the Indians (0-1).
Wilbur-Creston 14, Tonasket 13: The defensive line stuffed a two-point conversion attempt after an offsides penalty and the Wildcats (1-0) held off the visiting Tigers (0-1). Aaron McDowell led Wilbur-Creston with 78 rushing yards.
Selkirk 46, Columbia 0: Jay Link threw for 264 yards and five touchdowns and the Rangers (1-0) defeated the Lions (0-1). Zech Curran and Connor Bailey each caught two touchdowns for Selkirk, while Luke Couch had 12 tackles.
Pateros 60, Curlew 12: Jeremy Piechalski was 13 for 19 with 196 yards and four touchdowns and the visiting Billygoats (1-0) defeated the Cougars (0-1).
Almira/Coulee-Hartline 60, Cusick 8: Hayden Loomis rushed for 136 yards and two touchdowns on four carries and the visiting Warriors (1-0) defeated the Panthers (0-1).
Wellpinit 52, Northport 12: Gabe Kieffer rushed for 175 yards and two touchdowns, had a passing touchdown, and the Mustangs (1-0) defeated the Redskins (0-1). Dominic Abrahamson had 14 carries for 132 yards and two touchdowns, and Alofa Tuaimalo rushed for 67 yards and a touchdown for the Mustangs.
Pomeroy 58, St. John-Endicott 0.
Entiat 42, Tekoa-Rosalia 12.
Republic 48, Waterville-Mansfield 0.
Asotin 30, Orofino 6.
Omak 36, Chewelah 21.
Clark Fork 42, Kootenai 6: Cameron Garcia accounted for four total touchdowns, two passing and two rushing, and the visiting Wampus Cats defeated the Warriors.
Grangeville 54, Nampa Christian 7.
Deary 40, Mullan 18.
Kendrick 58, Lakeside (ID) 6.
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