Tualatin puts it all together against Sunset
The Tualatin High School football team had a strong passing attack.
The Timberwolves ran the ball with power.
They were also solid on defense.
And they got another big win to show for it.
Tualatin jumped out to a 35-6 halftime lead on its way to scoring a 49-27 win over Sunset in a non-league game played Friday at Tualatin High School.
With the loss, Sunset, from the Metro League, moved to 2-2 on the season. Tualatin, from the Three Rivers League, improved to 4-0.
Tualatin senior quarterback Blake Jackson was one of many Timberwolves who had big performances in the victory. Jackson completed 13 of 19 pass attempts for 175 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for 83 yards, and two more touchdowns, on seven carries.
Tualatin sophomore quarterback Jackson Jones completed five of eight passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns.
Senior Kainoa Sayre led the Timberwolf rushing attack. He ran for 142 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries. Senior John Miller had four receptions for 115 yards and a touchdown. Senior Cade McCarty had three catches for 63 yards. Senior Luke Marion had four catches for 51 yards and a touchdown. Sophomore Cole Prusia had the Wolves' other touchdown catch.
Tualatin, as a team, had 534 yards of total offense in the contest — 279 passing and 255 rushing. Meanwhile, the Timberwolf defense held Sunset to 225 yards of total offense, coming up with three quarterback sacks in the process.
Tualatin, which is 2-0 in Three Rivers League play, putting the Wolves in a tie with Tigard for first place in the league standings, returns to league action on Friday, when it hosts Canby in a TRL contest starting at 7 p.m. at Tualatin High School. The Cougars are 0-1 in league games and 0-4 on the season. The game will also be Tualatin's homecoming contest.
Quality local journalism takes time and money, which comes, in part, from paying readers. If you enjoy articles like this one, please consider supporting us.
(It costs just a few cents a day.)