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A summary of Washington and Columbia County football action from last week.

PMG PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Banks' Logan Kind runs with the ball during the Braves' win over Yamhill-Carlton Friday night, Oct. 14, at Yamhill High School.West Linn 63, Tigard 14

Quarterback Sam Leavitt and receiver Mark Hamper almost singlehandedly ended Tigard's perfect season.

Leavitt threw for six touchdowns and ran for another, while Hamper caught four scores in the Lions' blowout win.

The Lions (6-1, 2-1) scored 28 unanswered points to start the game, but Tigard (6-1, 2-1) managed to cut the lead to 28-14 on a Konner Grant 1-yard touchdown run. That was as close as they'd get.

Hamper's scores included plays of 43 and 65 yards, and gave the receiver 13 total touchdowns on the year.

Jesuit 44, Sunset 17

For the second consecutive week, Jesuit running back Payton Roth approached 300 yards rushing, finishing with 292 yards and three touchdowns.

Roth scored on runs of one, 42 and 57 yards, and along with receiver Garrett Speer and a solid Crusader defense led the Metro League co-leaders to victory over crosstown rival Sunset (3-4, 1-2).

The Apollos' Drew Ness threw two touchdown passes in the game.

Jesuit (6-1, 3-0) will host fellow league-leading Mountainside on Friday, Oct. 21.

Lake Oswego 35, Tualatin 31

In a game that featured four lead changes in the final quarter alone, Lakers running back Calvin Macy scored the game-winner in the final minute, handing the Timberwolves (5-2, 1-2) a second consecutive defeat.

Lake Oswego (5-2, 2-1) responded to being down 13-0 early to take a 14-13 halftime lead over Tualatin, then repeatedly answered Timberwolves scores with touchdowns of their own, including two from Liam Davis to receiver Owen West.

Wagner finished with two scores, while Tualatin receiver Jayden Fortier caught eight balls for 89 yards.

Mountainside 42, Beaverton 14

The Mavericks' fairytale season continued with a relatively easy win over the Beavers (1-6, 1-2) at Beaverton High School.

The Mavs (7-0, 3-0) took a 35-0 third-quarter lead and were paced by a defense led by Jonathan Berrien, who tallied three sacks. Offensively, Mountainside quarterback Alex Ingalls threw for two scores, while Jared Lang notched two rushing touchdowns.

Westview 54, Aloha 0

PMG PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - St. Helens'running back Conner Weiss carries the ball during the Lions' game against Scappoose Friday night, Oct. 14, at St. Helens High School.The Wildcats' defense allowed Aloha (0-7, 0-3) just four first downs in the game, while offensively, Westview (2-5, 1-2) was led by standout running back Jordan Fisher, who carried 13 times for 150 yards and two touchdowns.

In all, seven Westview players reached pay dirt in the game, including sophomore quarterback Nolan Keeney, who ran and threw for Wildcat scores.

Westview's Chase Davis led the team with five tackles, which included a sack and two tackles-for-a-loss.

Aloha was shut out for the third time in its last four games.

Liberty 26, Century 13

The Falcons (4-3, 2-1) got four rushing touchdowns, including two from Vincent Cabezudo and one apiece from Houstyn Lee Perry and Reid Linkmeyer, in a hard-fought battle with crosstown rival Century.

Century's Elijah Garcia rushed for 96 yards and added 58 yards receiving, while senior receiver Anthony Martinez finished with four catches for 88 yards. Both had touchdowns.

Jaguars (2-5, 0-3) quarterback Jonny Ellis finished 11-for-25 for 177 yards, two touchdowns and one interception.

McMinnville 49, Glencoe 34

A good start ended poorly for the Crimson Tide (2-5, 1-2), who led 21-7 before being outscored 42-13 over the game's final two-and-half quarters.

McMinnville running back Austin Rapp ran through, over and around Glencoe defenders, rushing for 311 yards and four touchdowns on just 17 carries.

The Grizzlies (4-3, 2-1) also got 11 tackles and an interception from Austin Weeks.

Glencoe got two touchdown passes from quarterback Trevor O'Leary, one each to Conor Lemay and Cayden Mack.

Sherwood 42, Newberg 0

Coming off a loss to Jesuit in Week 4, the Bowmen (5-2, 3-0) have now won three straight and outscored their opponents by a combined score of 131-19, including last week's blanking of rival Newberg (4-3, 1-2).

Sherwood running back Nick Gribble finished the game with 70 yards and two touchdowns rushing.

Kasen Covert rushed for 34 yards and completed 7 of his 9 attempts for 73 yards and two touchdowns through the air.

The Tigers were led by running back Hudson Davis, who finished with 87 yards rushing.

Wilsonville 35, Southridge 0

PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - West Linn's Mark Hamper runs for a score while Tigard's Roman Martin chases during the Lions' win over the Tigers Friday night, Oct. 14, at West Linn High School.After starting the season 5-0, the Skyhawks (5-2, 3-2) suffered their second straight defeat, this time to the league foe Wildcats (5-2, 3-0).

Wilsonville quarterback Kallen Gutridge threw for a score and ran for another, while the Wildcats also got scores from Cooper Hiday, Ryder McElroy, and even linemen Jakoby Fox and Jonatan Lazaro-Hampton.

Forest Grove 34, Hillsboro 14

Thanks in large part to quarterback Kaden Hale, who passed for 317 yards, rushed for 141 yards and accounted for five total touchdowns, the Vikings (3-4, 2-0) won their third in a row and have positioned themselves for a shot at a league title.

Tyler Rebsom added two touchdown catches for the Vikes and finished with 12 catches for 152 yards, while tallying an interception on defense.

Hillsboro (3-4, 1-3) was led by receiver Nahum Chavez, who caught two touchdown passes, along with Dylan Ott, who finished with 12 tackles.

Scappoose 41, St. Helens 6

The Indians (6-1, 3-0) led 34-0 at the half and cruised to an easy win in the 100th year anniversary of the "7-Mile War" rivalry game.

Sophomore quarterback Max Nowlin threw for nearly 300 yards and three touchdowns in the first half, while receiver Ben Rintoul and running back D'Angelo Macedo-Becker both accounted for more than 100 yards in the win.

St. Helens (3-4, 1-2) got its only score from senior running back Garrett Smith late in the fourth quarter.

Valley Catholic 48, Corbett 14

The Valiants (1-5, 1-3) got their first win in 20 tries with a win over the Cardinals, and did so with help from Noah Holub, who tallied four catches for 170 yards and two touchdowns, while recording five tackles-for-a-loss and scoring on an 80-yard fumble return for a touchdown on defense.

Corbett is 0-7 and 0-4 in Coastal Range League play and has was forced to forfeit their last game with Banks due to dwindling numbers.

Banks 31, Yamhill-Carlton 0

In a matchup between two top-five teams in the 3A classification, it was all Braves, as they recorded their second straight shutout in the win over the home Tigers (5-2, 4-1).

Banks (7-0, 4-0) was led by Logan Kind, who finished with five receptions for 122 yards and two touchdowns, along with a team-leading 11 tackles. The Braves also got a 35-yard interception return for a touchdown and seven tackles from Andrew Brown.

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