Prep football: Oregon City runs away from David Douglas, 53-14
Oregon City's Ethan Kassebaum rushed for 101 yards and two touchdowns, and Zakayas Dennis-Lee added another 80 yards rushing and two scores, pacing the Pioneers to a 53-14 Mt. Hood Conference blowout Friday over the visiting David Douglas Scotsmen at Pioneer Memorial Stadium.
The Pioneers (3-1, 2-0 Mt. Hood) used a balanced attack in racing out to leads of 16-0 at the end of the first quarter, 43-0 at halftime, and 53-0 through three quarters.
David Douglas quarterback Kevin Rodriguez-Nava threw fourth-quarter touchdown passes of 54 and 52 yards to receiver Jaydin Proctor for the Scots (0-4, 0-2).
Oregon City took an 8-0 lead when Teron Bradford scored on a 53-yard punt return and Austin Canchola added a two-point conversion run with 6:25 to play in the first quarter.
After the Scots surrendered a safety, Kassebaum scored on a 2-yard run to give the Pioneers a 16-0 lead with 4:38 remaining in the first quarter.
In the second quarter, Bonner threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Israel Miles and scored on a 31-yard run, and Dennis-Lee added touchdown runs of 7 and 12 yards, extending the lead to 43-0 before halftime.
Oregon City padded its lead in the third quarter when Kassebaum scored on a 39-yard run and Wyatt Lovell added a 35-yard field goal.
For the game, Bonner completed 7 of 9 passes for 125 yards with one interception and one touchdown. He also had three carries for 45 of the Pioneers' 286 yards rushing.
Oregon City, which ranks second in the conference behind Clackamas in scoring offense, travels to Gresham next week for a 7 p.m. game against the undefeated Gophers (3-0, 2-0). David Douglas plays host to Centennial (1-3, 0-2).
DAVID DOUGLAS 0 0 0 14 – 14
OREGON CITY 16 27 10 0 – 53
OC – Teron Bradford 53 punt return (Austin Canchola run)
OC – Safety
OC – Ethan Kassebaum 2 run (kick failed)
OC – Israel Miles 10 pass from Austin Bonner (kick failed)
OC – Bonner 21 run (Wyatt Lovell kick)
OC – Zakayas Dennis-Lee 7 run (Lovell kick)
OC – Dennis-Lee 12 run (Lovell kick)
OC – Kassebaum 39 run (Lovell kick)
OC – Lovell 35 FG
DD – Jaydin Proctor 54 pass from Kevin Rodriguez-Nava (kick failed)
DD – Proctor 52 pass from Rodriguez-Nava (Rodriguez-Nava run)
-- From staff reports