Football Wrap: Sunset continues to roll in gridiron action
Sunset (2-0) continued its momentum from last spring's undefeated season, rolling Southridge 45-7 on the back of running back Caleb Kim, who scored three times for the Apollos against the crosstown Skyhawks (0-2). Sunset quarterback Grady Newsom threw three touchdown passes for the second consecutive week.
Lakers (2-0) quarterback Jack Layne threw for four touchdowns and ran for another in Lake Oswego's 48-20 non-league win over Sherwood. The Bowmen (0-2) pulled to within 14-7 early but were proven to be no match for the powerful Three Rivers League Lakers (2-0), who featured three players — Gabe Olvera, Justius Lowe, Ethan Park — to catch touchdowns.
Tualatin's Malik Ross intercepted a Silverton pass at the 1-yard line in the game's final minute to preserve a 35-28 Timberwolves (2-0) win over 5A Silverton (1-1). Ross also scored two touchdowns in the game, including an 86-yard kickoff return and 63-yard scoring run, finishing with 131 yards rushing on 14 carries.
Liberty (2-0) rolled to a second consecutive win, defeating Lincoln 52-0 thanks in large part to quarterback Hiro Diamond, who threw four touchdown passes while running for three more. Diamond finished 7-for-12 for 174 yards through the air.
Beaverton (1-1) handed Aloha a 41-18 defeat in the Metro League teams' league opener. After falling behind 6-0 early, the Beavers scored on six straight possessions, led by Kyron Albright's 88-yard first-quarter kickoff return for a score.
Glencoe (1-1) routed crosstown rival Hillsboro (0-2) 35-0, thanks in large part to Tide running back Royce Fasel, who carried 20 times for 212 yards while adding a touchdown pass to teammate Gabe Chimal.
Westview (2-0) wasted little time jumping on Beaverton's Mountainside, scoring 20 first-quarter points en route to a 49-16 win over the Mavericks (0-2). The Wildcats' Jaydon McBreen returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the game and finished with three scores on the night.
Jesuit (1-1) won a low-scoring affair with Tigard (0-2), building a 10-point first-half lead and ultimately hanging on for a 17-7 win over the Tigers. The Crusaders' Payton Roth scored both of his team's touchdowns, including a 73-yarder midway through the first quarter.
Lakeridge (2-0) rolled over Jefferson 41-6, jumping out to a 13-point lead in the first quarter and never letting the Democrats back in. Jake Reichle rushed for a team-high 188 yards and was one of six Pacers to score a touchdown in the contest.
Chase Harmon made his mark for West Linn (2-0). The Lions flattened North Medford 49-7, with the senior quarterback connecting for five touchdown passes in the game.
Banks (1-1) suffered its first defeat of the season, falling to Estacada 33-7 Friday, Sept. 10, at Estacada High School. The Braves fell behind 21-7 in the first half and were never able to answer the Rangers' running attack, which finished with scoring runs of 6 yards, 4 yards, and three 2-yard plunges en route to the blowout win.
Shaw Burns scored three touchdowns for Hood River Valley, which pulled away in the second half to beat Scappoose 39-21. Quarterback Lukas McNabb passed for 281 yards for the Indians (1-1) and rushed for 78 more in a losing effort.
Last week's 6A Poll:
1. Central Catholic (W 55-2)
2. West Linn (W 49-7)
3. Lake Oswego (W 48-20)
4. Tualatin (W 35-28)
5. Sunset (W 45-7)
6. Lakeridge (W 41-6)
7. Clackamas (W 38-30)
8. Jesuit (W 17-7)
9. Westview (W 49-16)
10. West Salem (W 42-20)
Last week's 5A Poll:
2. West Albany (W 17-14)
3. Wilsonville (W 35-19)
4. Silverton (L 35-28)
5. Canby (L 17-14)
6. Pendleton/Gris/Nix (L 35-19)
7. Crater (L 42-14)
8. Scappoose (L 39-21)
9. Dallas (W 34-6)
10. Hood River Valley (W 39-21)
Last week's 4A Poll:
1. Marshfield (57-6)
2. Marist Catholic (W 42-6)
3. Banks (L 33-7)
4. Cascade (W 74-0)
5. Estacada (W 33-7)
6. Mazama (W 42-14)
7. Gladstone (W 21-20)
8. La Grande (W 70-0)
8. Seaside (W 48-0)
10. Hidden Valley (W 36-0)
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