Friday’s 2B Football: Pirates Top Ony, Wrap Up Mountain Division Title
By The Chronicle
ONALASKA — Top-ranked Adna pulled away in the fourth quarter here Friday night to beat No. 6 Onalaska, 27-8, and clinch the SWW 2B League’s Mountain Division championship.
Quarterback Braden Thomas ran 16 times for 106 yards and a score and added a pair of touchdown passes to Chance Fay to lead the Pirates.
The Loggers, though, kept things close, trailing just 14-8 at the outset of the fourth frame.
“Obviously, our kids knew there was a challenge ahead of them this week,” Onalaska coach Mazen Saade said. “We had some mental breakdowns and things didn’t go our way, and we’ve got to get better at some things and fix some mistakes.
Adna led 7-0 at halftime, thanks to a Cole Fay touchdown run. Thomas then hit Chance Fay for a 27-yard screen-pass touchdown in the third quarter, but the Loggers responded with an 18-yard touchdown run from Cade Lawrence. Ashton Haight ran in the extra points to make it a 14-8 game.
Adna, though, got a little breathing room when Thomas broke free for a 25-yard touchdown in the fourth, and Thomas found Fay on another pass for a 20-yard score to ice the win.
Haight ran 28 times for 136 yards to lead the Loggers, who lost two fumbles in the contest.
“I thought, offensively, we did alright for a while,” Saade said. “We just made some bad mistakes down the stretch. … We’ve got to hold onto the ball, and we saw that last week.”
Adna improved to 8-0 with the win and 4-0 in Mountain Division play.
“They’re obviously the No. 1 team in the state,” Saade said, referencing the Pirates’ tough schedule. “They’ve got some superb athletes and they’re very physical, and they’ve had to knock off everybody.”
Adna will finish out the regular season on Friday, playing Morton-White Pass in Randle. The Pirates, as the No. 1 Mountain Division team, will host a crossover game on Nov. 1 against the fourth-place team from the Coastal Division.
Onalaska, meanwhile, drops to 6-2 overall and 2-2 in Mountain Division play (third place), and will close out the regular season next Saturday against Life Christian in Lakewood.
Timberwolves Knock Off Rainier to Make Crossovers
RAINIER — Morton-White Pass got a big play from Jesse Urban late in the third quarter and blanked Rainier in the second half here Friday night, sealing a crossover bid with a 26-12 SWW 2B League Mountain Division victory.
The Timberwolves improved to 6-2 overall and 2-2 in league play with the win, and victories over Life Christian last week and Rainier on Friday secured fourth place in the division standings — and a spot in the Nov. 1 crossover games.
“There’s a couple of seniors that didn’t want it to be their last game that meant something,” MWP coach Lee Metcalf said. “So they stepped up. I was real proud of them.”
Urban’s big play came late in the third quarter, when he recovered a fumble on the 18-yard line and took it all the way for an 82-yard touchdown.
The big play capped a 14-point quarter for MWP that broke open what had been a 12-12 tie at halftime.
Dylan Hamre scored on 4- and 5-yard runs for the Timberwolves in the first half, while Rainier got a 1-yard run from quarterback Zach Lofgren and a 5-yard touchdown pass from Lofgren to Cole Reise.
Lofgren, however, missed the second half with an injury, and the Timberwolves heated up at just the right time and took advantage of the Mountaineers’ four lost fumbles.
MWP’s Gavyn Higdon scored on a 2-yard run and quarterback Kaleb Rashoff ran in the conversion to open the second half scoring.
Hamre ran 12 times for 53 yards, and Higdon added 11 carries for 51 yards for MWP. Lofgren led Rainier with 93 yards on nine carries.
The Timberwolves host Adna in Randle on Friday night to close out the regular season.
Note: Napavine (5-2, 2-1 league) plays at Life Christian in Lakewood on Saturday. If the Tigers win, it will set the order of the Mountain Division’s crossover seeds with Adna in first, Napavine in second, Onalaska in third and MWP in fourth.
Toledo Routs Winlock to Seal Second in River Division
TOLEDO — With the pregame senior night festivities, the Indians had to wait long enough to get on the field.
They didn’t waste any time once they were there.
Toledo kicked off and then scored 46 seconds into the game, routing Winlock 62-8 here Friday night in the Battle of the Cowlitz rivalry football game.
“We came in, and the seniors responded well to the atmosphere and to lock up the No. 2 seed,” Toledo coach Mike Christensen said. “We played real well.”
And the seniors did most of the damage.
Brandon Shafer picked off a Winlock pass on the first play of the game and ran it back to the 7-yard line. Two plays later Hunter Eaton, a 6-foot-2, 250-pound senior lineman, carted into the end zone for a 6-yard touchdown.
Senior Coleby Cherrington added a 3-yard scoring run midway through the first frame, and classmate Ethan Buck added a 4- and 19-yard touchdown runs for the Indians’ next two scores.
Stefano Arceo-Hansen scored on an 11-yard run with 4:41 left in the second quarter to put Toledo up 35-0, and was crowned homecoming king a few minutes later during the halftime ceremony.
Duke Schaplow ran a kickoff back 86 yards for a touchdown and scored on a 55-yard run in the second half, Cherrington added another touchdown on the ground, and Arceo-Hansen returned an interception for another score.
Schaplow finished with a whopping 226 rushing yards, leading a Toledo offense that generated 477 yards on the ground.
Logan Hall, who finished with 34 rushing yards, ran in a touchdown for Winlock in the fourth quarter.
Toledo improves to 4-4 with the win and 3-1 in SWW 2B River Division play. The win seals second place in the River Division for Toledo, and the right to host the Mountain Division’s third-place team in a crossover game on Thursday, Nov. 1.
“That’s something we wanted to do,” Christensen said, of the second-place finish and the right to host a crossover game. “You don’t get that opportunity every season, so when you get it, you make the most of it, and I feel like we did tonight.”
The Indians play at Mossyrock on Friday to close out the regular season.
Winlock (3-5, 2-2 league) hosts Wahkiakum on Friday night in a contest to determine the third- and fourth-place spots in the final River Division standings.
Note: Kalama beat Wahkiakum, 34-0, on Friday to seal the River Division championship. The Chinooks will host the fourth-place team from the Mountain Division in a Nov. 1 crossover game.
Titans Drub Ocosta 35-7
WESTPORT — Max Smith had another big game, and Pe Ell-Willapa Valley whipped Ocosta, 35-7, here Friday night in SWW 2B Coastal Division football action.
Smith, a junior running back, carried the ball 36 times for 217 yards and added two catches for another 48 yards, with three total touchdowns, to lead the Titans.
“We came out and hammered the ball. He had a hell of a game running the ball,” PWV coach Josh Fluke said of Smith. “Our O-line did well. We shot ourselves in the foot a couple times, with dumb penalties, but otherwise, overall, we played a good football game.”
PWV quarterback Logan Walker hit 5 of 11 passes for 98 yards, with a 53-yard scoring pass to Smith and a 26-yard scoring pass to Wyatt Bush.
Smith added touchdown runs of 1 and 17 yards, and Titan freshman Landin Isaken ran the ball 10 times for 86 yards and a touchdown.
The PWV defense, meanwhile, held Ocosta to just 42 rushing yards.
The win keeps the Titans (6-2) in first place in the Coastal Division with a 5-0 record, while Ocosta (4-3, 2-3 league) is set to finish fourth in the division and will face Mountain Division champion Adna in the crossover round.
PWV hosts Ilwaco on Friday night in Pe Ell. A win gives the Titans the division championship outright, while a loss means Ilwaco, Raymond and PWV finish in a three-way tie for first place and a tiebreaker of some sort will come into play.
Toutle Lake Sinks Vikings
TOUTLE — Mossyrock couldn’t find an answer for the Ducks until it was too late here Friday night as Toutle Lake picked up their first win of the season by a score of 27-8 in Central 2B League football action.
“They were just getting their misdirection dive going and they were getting through our line. They were kind of killing us on the running plays,” said Mossyrock coach Chris Fried. “Then we’d move the ball downfield and get hit with a stupid penalty, and we were just never able to recover from it.”
Toutle Lake took a 14-0 lead into halftime and then added 13 points in the fourth quarter to pull away for good. For the game the Ducks outpaced Mossyrock 246 to 217 in total offense, including 12 first downs while the Vikings were only able to move the chains nine times.
Chase Hadaller had touchdown runs of 12-yards and two-yards on the night and Hunter Stout added two rushing scores from two and four yards out.
Late in the fourth quarter Nick Fried was able to get Mossyrock on the scoreboard with a 2-yard touchdown run, and then a two point conversion run.
Coach Fried noted that the loss turned even more sour when junior lineman and captain Matthew Panuska went down with a knee injury and had to be taken off the field in an ambulance.
Still, he was pleased with the way his team battled, even while facing a large deficit on the road.
“We played hard the whole game. We never gave up,” said Fried. “They kept hitting hard and getting after it. That’s one thing about this team.”
Mossyrock (2-6, 0-4 league) will host Toledo next Friday.
INDIANS 62, CARDINALS 8
Winlock 0 0 0 8 —8
Toledo 21 14 20 7 —62
TOL — Hunter Eaton 7-yard run; Andreas Malunat kick
TOL — Coleby Cherrington 2-yard run; Malunat kick
TOL — Ethan Buck 4-yard run; Malunat kick
TOL — Buck 19-yard run; Malunat kick
TOL — Fano Arceo-Hansen 11-yard run; Malunat kick
TOL — Duke Schaplow 86-yard kickoff return; Malunat kick
TOL — Cherrington 12-yard run; kick good
TOL — Arceo-Hansen 19-yard interception return; Smith kick
TOL — Schaplow 55-yard run; Hunter Smith kick no good
WIN — Logan Hall 1-yard run; conversion good
Team Stats WIN TOL
First Downs 8 9
Rushing Yards 102 477
Passing Yards 71 16
Total Yards 173 493
Comp-Att-Int 2-13-3 2-6-0
Fumbles/Lost 4/2 0/0
Penalties/Yards 2/10 7/55
Rushing: WIN — Bryce Cline 10/43, Logan Hall 10/34; TOL — Ethan Buck 7/84, Colbey Cherrington 5/67, Duke Schaplow 4/226
Passing: WIN — Bryce Cline 2-11/69; TOL — Bryce Marcil 2-6/16
Receiving: WIN — Anthony Clevenger 1/54; TOL — Fano Arceo-Hansen 2/16
PIRATES 27, LOGGERS 8
Adna 0 7 7 13 —27
Onalaska 0 0 8 0 —8
ADN — Cole Fay 8-yard run; Mitchell Maynard kick
ADN — Braden Thomas 27-yard pass to Chance Fay; Maynard kick
ONY — Cade Lawrence 18-yard run; Ashton Haight run
ADN — Thomas 25-yard run; run failed
ADN — Thomas 20-yard pass to Chance Fay; Maynard kick
Team Stats ADN ONY
First Downs 11 11
Rushing Yards 209 202
Passing Yards 84 13
Total Yards 293 215
Comp-Att-Int 5-8-0 1-4-0
Fumbles/Lost 1/0 4/2
Penalties/Yards 4/50 3/25
Rushing: ADN — Thomas 16/106; ONY — Haight 28/136
Passing: ADN — Thomas 5-8/84; ONY — Kreger 0-3/0, Haight 1-1/13
Receiving: ADN — Chance Fay 2/47; ONY — Kreger 1/13
TIMBERWOLVES 26, MOUNTAINEERS 12
Morton-WP 6 6 14 0 —26
Rainier 6 6 0 0 —12
MWP — Dylan Hamre 4-yard run; run failed
RAI — Zach Lofgren 1-yard run; run failed
MWP — Hamre 5-yard run; kick failed
RAI — Lofgren 5-yard pass to Cole Reise; kick failed
MWP — Gavyn Higdon 2-yard run; Kaleb Rashoff run
MWP — Jesse Urban 82-yard fumble return; run failed
Team Stats MWP RAI
First Downs 8 16
Rushing Yards 143 263
Passing Yards 3 20
Total Yards 146 283
Comp-Att-Int 2-8-0 5-13-0
Fumbles/Lost 1/1 4/4
Penalties/Yards 3/18 6/43
Rushing: MWP — Hamre 12/53, Higdon 11/51; RAI — Reise 13/74, Lofgren 9/93
Passing: MWP — Rashoff 2-8/3; RAI — Lofgren 2-4/16, Carson Edminster 4-9/4
Receiving: MWP — Jesse Urban 2/3; RAI — N/A
TITANS 35, WILDCATS 7
PWV 15 6 7 7 —35
Ocosta 0 7 0 0 —7
PWV — Logan Walker 53-yard pass to Max Smith; Sam Western pass to Smith
PWV — Max Smith 1-yard run; Adam Smaciarz kick
PWV — Landin Isaken 30-yard run; run failed
OCA — Cole Hatton 25-yard pass to Kobe Beck; Paul Bjornsgard kick
PWV — Walker 26-yard pass to Wyatt Bush; Smaciarz kick
PWV — Smith 17-yard run; Smaciarz kick
Team Stats PWV OCA
First Downs 20 6
Rushing Yards 308 42
Passing Yards 98 107
Total Yards 406 149
Comp-Att-Int 5-11-0 10-21-0
Fumbles/Lost 2/2 1/0
Penalties/Yards 7/58 10/95
Rushing: PWV — Smith 36/217, Landin Isaken 10/86; OCA — Beck 17/34
Passing: PWV — Logan Walker 5-11/98; OCA — Hatton 10-21/107
Receiving: PWV — Smith 2/48; OCA — Beck 3/38
DUCKS 27, VIKINGS 8
Mossyrock 0 0 0 8 — 8
Toutle Lake 7 7 0 13 — 27
TL — Chase Hadaller 12-yard run; Riley Kent kick
TL — Hunter Stout 2-yard run; Kent kick
TL — Hadaller 2-yard run; Kent kick
TL — Stout 4-yard run; conversion fail
MOS — Nick Fried 2-yard run; Fried run
Team Stats MOS TL
First Downs 9 12
Rushing Yards 217 149
Passing Yards 0 97
Total Yards 217 246
Comp-Att-Int 0-10-1 5-15-0
Fumbles/Lost 2/1 1/0
Penalties/Yards 5/32 7/67
Rushing: MOS — Nick Fried 19/123, T.J. Villanueva 19/93; TL — N/A
Passing: MOS — Evan Gootgeld 0-10; TL — Chase Hadaller 5-15/97
Receiving: MOS — N/A; TL — Mike Adams 2/30