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Clackamas QB Austin Atkeson tossed four TDs and Beaverton didn't find any soft spots in the Cavs' defense until it was too late

PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Beaverton wide receiver Trent Walker (4) gets stopped for a short gain by an overzealous Clackamas defense during Friday's non-conference football game at Clackamas High School.Clackamas quarterback Austin Atkeson passed for 261 yards and four touchdowns and added another 64 yards rushing to help guide the Cavaliers to a 39-19 non-conference home win Friday over the Beaverton Beavers.

Atkeson threw touchdowns passes of 5 yards to Miles Williams and 36 yards to Nick Kennwell in the first quarter, 11 yards to Kennewell in the second quarter, and 57 yards to Dan Mahler in a game Clackamas led from wire to wire.

JeanElie Fleck added a 62-yard punt return for a touchdown and Tyler Sims scored on a 2-yard run as Clackamas bounced back from a 41-28 loss to Lakeridge and handed Terry Drake his first win as coach of the Cavaliers (1-1).

Beaverton (1-2) turned the ball on a muffed punt return and an interception in the first three minutes of the game, and then struggled to move the ball against an aggressive Clackamas defense as the Cavaliers opened a 26-6 halftime lead.

The Beavers trailed 13-0 in the second quarter when senior quarterback Carson Budke led an eight-play, 81-yard scoring drive that ended with senior tailback Logan McRae scoring on a 17-yard run with 9:55 in the half.

Fleck blocked the extra-point try to keep the lead at 13-6.

Beaverton had the ball three more times before the end of the second quarter, but failed to cross midfield on any of the possessions.

Clackamas took a 33-6 lead into the fourth quarter when Budke threw touchdown passes of 18 yards to Trent Walker and 1 yard to Kyron Albright to help make the final score look a little more respectable.

Full report to follow.

BEAVERTON 0 6 0 13 — 19

CLACKAMAS 13 13 7 6 — 39

C — Miles Williams 5 pass from Austin Atkeson (Justin Wooley kick)

C — Nick Kennewell 36 pass from Atkeson (kick failed)

B — Logan McRae 17 run (kick blocked)

C — Tyler Sims 2 run (Wooley kick)

C — JeanElie Fleck 62 punt return (kick failed)

C — Kennewell 11 pass from Atkeson (Wooley kick)

B — Trent Walker 18 pass from Carson Budke (Kyler Graziano kick)

C — Dan Mahler 57 pass from Atkeson (kick failed)

B — Kyron Albright 1 pass from Budke (run failed)


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