The Mt. Spokane Wildcats used two quarterbacks and took advantage of a depleted North Central lineup to cruise to a 30-0 victory at Albi Stadium.
Senior Andrew Viehman and sophomore Brady Hill alternated at quarterback for Mt. Spokane. Hill was the passing option and completed 9 of 14 for 98 yards and two touchdowns.
Viehman completed both of his two passes and was used in rushing situations.
A sloppy first half featuring fumbles and missed field goals left the Wildcats with a 16-0 lead. The second half started in similar fashion.
North Central’s Kieran McHenry fumbled on the third play of the third quarter and Mt. Spokane’s Jacob Adams scooped it up and ran 15 yards for a touchdown.
The Indians were playing without their starting quarterback, leaving Quataveous Mason – normally a wide receiver – under center. Mason and the NC offense were unable to generate hardly any sustained drives.
Mason did, however, keep the ball 26 times and ran for 124 yards.
North Central put together a steady 11-play drive in the fourth quarter before turning the ball over on downs. It was the only drive that lasted more than four plays in the second half.
Mt. Spokane’s Dakota Ervin recovered a North Central fumble in the fourth quarter, giving the Wildcats good position at the Indians’ 45-yard-line. Five plays later, Ryan VanWert pulled in a 19-yard touchdown pass from Hill to extend the Wildcats’ lead.
VanWert finished the game with four receptions for 56 yards and two touchdowns.
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