Tualatin football team runs all over McNary
Another game, another big win for the Tualatin High School football team.
And the Timberwolves got a lot of people involved in their latest victory.
Tualatin, on Friday, rolled to a 52-27 win over McNary in a non-league game played Friday at McNary High School in Keizer.
"We went into this game wanting to build some depth and give some guys some opportunities and we accomplished that," Tualatin coach Dan Lever said.
With the win, Tualatin improved to 3-0 on the season. McNary moved to 0-3 on the season with the setback.
The Wolves had a big number of players step up in the victory.
Tualatin senior quarterback Blake Jackson completed five of eight pass attempts for 108 yards and one touchdown. He also ran for 42 yards on six carries. Sophomore quarterback Jackson Jones completed nine of 16 passes for 138 yards and a touchdown.
Timberwolf senior Kainoa Sayre ran for 100 yards on 10 carries. He also had touchdown runs of 16, 35 and 27 yards. Luke Marion had one carry for 39 yards. Sophomore Malik Ross had one carry for 38 yards. Sophomore Griffin Biggs ran for 35 yards and a touchdown on nine carries. Senior Josh Boespflug ran for 28 yards and a TD on two carries.
Marion led the Timberwolf receivers with three catches for 72 yards, including a 23-yard touchdown catch on a pass from Jones. Marion also had a fumble recovery on defense.
Tualatin senior John Miller had a spectacular 72-yard touchdown on a catch-and-run pass from Jackson. Sayre had three catches for 36 yards. Ross had one catch for 26 yards and Boespflug had one reception for 23 yards.
The Wolves also took care of the ball throughout the contest.
"It was our first game without a turnover this season," Lever said. "Hopefully we can keep that going."
Tualatin, which is 2-0 in Three Rivers League play, will be back in action on Friday, when it hosts Sunset in a non-league game starting at 7 p.m. at Tualatin High School. The Apollos, from the Metro League, are 2-1 on the season.
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