Lawrence, Porters help Raiders advance
Keegan Lawrence, a 2014 Sherwood High School graduate, and James Porter, a 2014 Tualatin High School graduate, helped the Southern Oregon University football team get a 34-29 win over Lindsey Wilson in a NAIA playoff quarterfinal game played Friday in Columbia, Ky.
Lawrence, a senior safety for the Raiders, was in on a total of 11 tackles in the victory, ranking second on the team.
Porter, a sophomore defensive lineman, had a quarterback sack in the win, while also having two other tackles.
No. 5-ranked Southern Oregon improved to 12-0 on the season with the victory. No. 4-ranked Lindsey Wilson ended its season with an 11-1 record.
The Raiders will be back in action on Saturday, when they play Reinhardt, Ga., in a NAIA playoff semifinal game, starting at 10:30 a.m. at Waleska, Ga.