Forks Spartans

FRIDAY’S PREP FOOTBALL: Forks crushes Ilwaco; Neah Bay buries Concrete in second half

ILWACO — Despite making some mistakes with penalties, the Forks football team showed that it is one of the elite 2B teams in the state with a 41-0 pasting on the road Friday night against Ilwaco.

“Our offense sputtered at times We had pre-snap penalties, too many of those,” said coach Trevor Highfield.

The Spartans played a great game defensively, Highfield said. Ilwaco came in to the game with a 2-1 record with those two wins by huge margins.

“Ilwaco has a strong running attack. We did a great job stopping their run. They only had two first downs in the first half,” Highfield said. “We took away what they wanted to do.”

Landin Davis recovered a fumble caused by Sloan Tumaua and ran it back for a 34-yard touchdown. He actually had another “scoop and score” in the game, but that one was called back by an inadvertent whistle, Highfield said.

Tumaua also had a fumble recovery and Walker Wheeler caused a fumble and had a recovery.

Brody Lausche scored the Spartans’ first touchdown, and Davis scored the second. Landen Olson scored on a 3-yard pass from Bubba Hernandez as Forks took a 21-0 lead into the half.

In the second half, Hernandez had a touchdown of his own on a 50-yard run and Davis scored his third touchdown of the game on a short touchdown in the fourth quarter.

The Spartans (2-0, 4-0) have a huge test coming up on the road next Friday against Raymond (0-0, 3-1). The Seagulls beat Adna 62-36 on Friday and earlier this season beat Ilwaco 41-14.

Neah Bay 74, Concrete 44

CONCRETE — The Neah Bay football team blew open a tight first half against a resurgent Concrete team, running away in the second half for a 74-44 win.

It’s hard to tell from the final score, but the Red Devils actually trailed at times all through the first half and entered the halftime break down 30-28. Concrete came in to the game 3-0, having blown out all of its previous opponents by huge margins.

“It was a back-and-forth type game. Their quarterback [Josiah Rider] … that’s what was getting us,” said head coach TJ Greene. Rider had three touchdown passes and three touchdown runs in the game, but did most of his damage in that first half.

A couple of crucial interceptions helped turn the tide. One by Makyah Chambers came at the end of the first half to kill a scoring opportunity and the second came in the third quarter by Jodell Wimberley, who was back with the team after an injury.

“We definitely made some defensive adjustments,” Greene said. “And we tweaked our defensive line to get more pressure on their quarterback.”

The Red Devils outscored Concrete 24-0 in the third quarter to take command of the game at 52-30.

Tyler Swan rushed for three touchdowns in the second half while Wimberley had three touchdown runs and a touchdown pass.

Neah Bay (2-0, 2-2) will play Tulalip Heritage (1-2, 1-3) at 5 p.m. Friday in Marysville. This will be a special game for Greene, whose son is the offensive coordinator for Tulalip and also has a grandson playing for the team.

Friday’s Prep Football Scores

Port Angeles 37, Sequim 10

Forks 41, Ilwaco 0

Neah Bay 74, Concrete 44

Aberdeen 27, Prosser 25

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 44, Inchelium 18

Anacortes 47, Lakewood 0

Archbishop Murphy 38, Squalicum 6

Arlington 46, Ferndale 14

Battle Ground 55, Heritage 0

Bellevue 56, Mercer Island 21

Bethel 56, Rogers (Puyallup) 14

Bonney Lake 42, Spanaway Lake 14

Bothell 36, North Creek 14

Bremerton 61, Kingston 3

Camas 35, Kelso 23

Cashmere 20, Toppenish 0

Cedarcrest 52, Shorewood 6

Chelan 49, Tonasket 20

Chiawana 27, Richland 14

Chief Leschi 58, Oakville 6

Columbia River 26, Woodland 20

Colville 18, Newport 13

Coupeville 48, La Conner 6

Curlew 46, Northport 8

Curtis 50, Emerald Ridge 34

DeSales 66, Yakama Tribal 0

Deer Park 27, Omak 25

East Valley (Spokane) 34, Bonners Ferry, Idaho 14

Eastlake 41, Issaquah 21

Eastmont 48, Davis 0

Edmonds-Woodway 37, Snohomish 6

Ellensburg 38, Grandview 0

Elma 27, Columbia (White Salmon) 6

Entiat 69, Pateros 6

Enumclaw 37, Orting 7

Ephrata 21, East Valley (Yakima) 17

Federal Way 51, Kentridge 0

Fife 33, GW Graham, British Columbia 21

Garfield-Palouse 62, Sunnyside Christian 0

Gig Harbor 52, Capital 7

Glacier Peak 21, Evergreen (Vancouver) 0

Goldendale 29, Columbia (Burbank) 15

Gonzaga Prep 31, Mead 7

Granite Falls 41, Cascade (Leavenworth) 0

Highline 68, Evergreen (Seattle) 0

Hockinson 30, R.A. Long 22

Hudson’s Bay 28, Ridgefield 24

Ingraham 28, Lakeside (Seattle) 6

Jackson 26, Cascade (Everett) 12

Juanita 42, Silas 6

Kalama 48, King’s Way Christian School 14

Kennewick 20, Kamiakin 14

King’s 63, Mount Baker 22

La Center 41, Connell 28

Lake Roosevelt 28, Liberty (Spangle) 9

Lake Washington 24, Hazen 19

Lakeside (Nine Mile Falls) 26, Freeman 14

Liberty 38, Newport-Bellevue 0

Liberty Christian 74, Touchet 44

Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 50, Kettle Falls 6

Lynden 29, Sedro-Woolley 28

Marysville-Getchell 48, Mariner 12

Marysville-Pilchuck 21, Oak Harbor 12

Meridian 48, Nathan Hale 15

Montesano 35, Castle Rock 7

Moses Lake 44, Central Valley 28

Mossyrock 64, Sound Christian 0

Mount Tahoma 24, Lincoln 20

Mountain View 37, Hanford 31

Mountlake Terrace 20, Shorecrest 0

Mt. Spokane 51, Ferris 14

Naches Valley 42, College Place 29

Napavine 60, Pe Ell/Willapa Valley 14

Naselle 48, Winlock 19

Nooksack Valley 76, Hoquiam 7

North Kitsap 16, North Mason 0

Northwest Christian (Colbert) 47, Asotin 6

Northwest Christian (Lacey) 68, Evergreen Lutheran 19

O’Dea 63, Seattle Prep 24

Okanogan 42, Chewelah 12

Olympia 41, South Kitsap 21

Onalaska 62, Tenino 21

Oroville 32, Bridgeport 8

Othello 35, Selah 7

Pasco 28, Walla Walla 25

Pomeroy 50, St. John-Endicott/Lacrosse 6

Quincy 45, Brewster 0

Rainier 52, Morton/White Pass 26

Rainier Beach 18, Ballard 15

Raymond-South Bend 62, Adna 36

Reardan 47, Colfax 16

Redmond 41, Everett 6

Renton 44, Foster 0

Republic 64, Cusick 32

River View 56, Kittitas 20

Riverside 40, Medical Lake 8

Rochester 42, Shelton 26

Roosevelt 56, Franklin 0

Sehome 14, Burlington-Edison 7

Selkirk 48, Columbia (Hunters) 6

Seton Catholic 59, Stevenson 0

Shadle Park 62, North Central 27

St. Paul, Ore. 67, Lyle-Klickitat-Wishram 0

Stanwood 19, Mount Vernon 15

Sultan 34, Sammamish 30

Sunnyside 27, West Valley (Yakima) 0

Tahoma 23, Kentwood 14

The Dalles, Ore. 15, Fort Vancouver 8

Thomas Jefferson 41, Auburn Mountainview 12

Todd Beamer 25, Kentlake 0

Toledo 55, Wahkiakum 6

Tumwater 54, Centralia 7

Union 27, Prairie 13

University 26, Cheney 14

W. F. West 48, Black Hills 8

Wapato 40, Mabton 8

Warden 21, Granger 0

Washougal 48, Mark Morris 14

Waterville-Mansfield 66, Soap Lake-Wilson Creek 28

Wellpinit 34, Springdale 6

Wenatchee 51, Eisenhower 6

West Linn, Ore. 49, Lake Stevens 30

West Seattle 20, Chief Sealth 17

West Valley (Spokane) 42, Clarkston 13

Wilbur-Creston 54, Odessa 6

Yelm 59, River Ridge 7

Zillah 48, Wahluke 7

In other games, Crescent’s Saturday game against Lummi was postponed due to poor air quality in the Joyce area. It may be played on Oct. 14. Quilcene’s game against Charles Wright was also postponed. Cascade Christian beat East Jefferson 74-0.

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