Prep football wrap: Playoff action underway
State Championship Bracket
Sherwood 48, South Salem 6
Nick Gribble rushed for 150 yards and two touchdowns to help lead the Pacific Conference champion Bowmen (8-2) to an easy first round playoff win over the Saxons (8-2).
Sherwood quarterback Kasen Covert scored on a 50-yard run and threw a touchdown pass to Oliver Fisher, while defensively, Elijah Douglass had two interceptions—including one for a touchdown—en route to the playoff-opening win.
No. 8-seeded Sherwood will travel to top-seeded West Linn this Friday, Nov. 11, for a state quarterfinal game with the Lions.
Jesuit 42, Tigard
The Crusaders (9-1) got two touchdown runs from Payton Roth, two touchdown catches from Patrick Kelley, and 37 and 49 yard field goals from kicker Kadyn Butcher en route to an easy first round win over No. 13-seeded Tigard.
With the win, Jesuit advances to the state quarterfinal where they'll face Central Catholic at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Jesuit High School.
Tualatin 36, Grants Pass 6
Timberwolves quarterback Jack Wagner threw three touchdown passes and the Tualatin defense stood tall until a late Grants Pass score broke up the home shutout.
Luke Ash rushed for a score, and Kenen Elder, Richie Anderson and A.J. Noland all had touchdown catches for the Wolves.
No. 3-seeded Tualatin will host No. 6-seeded Mountainside at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11.
Mountainside 31, Nelson 0
The Mavericks (9-1) have rebounded nicely from a disappointing defeat to Jesuit two weeks ago, and advance to the playoffs' second round with a shutout win over Nelson.
AaronRey Simpson rushed for 128 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries for the Mavs, and home Mountainside got a touchdown and a safety off of two Nelson (7-2) special teams mishaps.
The Mavericks travel to Tualatin for their state quarterfinal game with the Timberwolves Nov. 11.
Columbia Cup Bracket
Liberty 35, Reynolds 0
The Falcons' Houstyn Lee-Perry was active on both sides of the ball for Liberty, led by his nine tackles on defense.
Offensively, four Liberty players rushed for more than 200 combined yards and five touchdowns, including Michael Campos, Tanner Steinbach, quarterback Tytan Rekow, and Vincent Cabezudo.
Liberty will host Clackamas in a Columbia Cup quarterfinal Friday, Nov. 11.
Westview running back Jordan Fisher continued his impressive run, gaining 249 yards and rushing for three scores on 29 carries.
Wildcats quarterback Nolan Keeney threw a first-quarter touchdown pass to Jaydon McBreen and twice scored off of Century fumbles.
Century's Elijah Garcia led the Jags with 80 yards rushing.
Westview will host Sprague at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in their Columbia Cup quarterfinal.
Sprague 30, Sunset 14
Bend 41, Hilhi 0
No. 3-seeded Bend took advantage of two Hillsboro special teams mishaps and then rode their defense to an easy win over the visiting No. 14-seeded Spartans.
The Lava Bears defense has allowed just 62 points in 10 games this season.
Scappoose 26, Marshfield 6
The home Indians recovered four Marshfield fumbles and Treyvin Fuller nabbed an interception in Scappoose's opening round playoff win over the Pirates.
Quinton Olson led Scappoose with eight tackles, Trey Dieringer and D'Angelo Macedo Becker ran for scores, and quarterback Max Nowlin threw a touchdown pass to Trey Fuller.
Scappoose will travel to No. 1-seeded Mazama for their state quarterfinal game scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1.
Banks 47, Sisters 8
The Braves got 121 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries from running back Ashton Crossen, and tight end Logan Kind caught seven balls for 138 yards and a score in the Braves' easy win over visiting Sisters.
Banks quarterback Christian Lyda competed 10 of his 13 pass attempts for 162 yards despite the game being played in a driving rain storm.
Luke Bigsby and Deisel Schoegje each tallied four tackles to lead the Banks defense.
The Braves will host No. 5-seeded Santiam Christian at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, at Hare Field in Hillsboro.
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