Tualatin puts it to rival Tigard, Braves win Cowapa with easy win over Tillamook.

PMG PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Tualatin's Noah Ogoli (5) stiff arms Tigard tackler Holden Sanders (4) during the two teams' game Friday night, Oct. 29, at Tigard High School.Tualatin finished its regular season strong with a 49-13 win over crosstown rival Tigard (3-6, 1-4). Malik Ross ran for 183 yards and two touchdowns, and Timberwolves quarterback Jackson Jones was 13-for-18 for 143 yards and three scores to lead the road team. Cole Prusia, Noah Ogoli and Kellen Hale all had touchdowns for Tualatin who finished the regular season 8-1 and tied with West Linn and Lake Oswego atop the Three Rivers League standings.

No. 6-ranked Banks (8-1, 5-0) made quick work of No. 7-ranked Tillamook (6-4, 4-1), defeating the visiting Cheesemakers 42-13 in what amounted to a de facto Cowapa League championship game. Braves quarterback Cooper Gobel threw for 228 yards and five touchdowns in the regular season finale, while Jamar Flippen tallied 136 yards and a touchdown on just 13 carries. Seniors Aaron Brown and Charlie White combined to catch 10 balls for 216 yards and four touchdowns, while Daevon Vereen had nine tackles, three of which were for a loss. Banks will host Hidden Valley this Friday at Hare Field in their playoff opener.

The Timberwolves will host Mountain View in this week's opening round of the OSAA 6A state playoffs, while Tigard will travel to No. 11-ranked Roseburg.

Forest Grove finished their first season under new coach Dominic Ferarro with a 21-14 win over Hillsboro, holding the Spartans to just 222 yards of total offense. Vikings quarterback Kaden Hale led Forest Grove (4-5, 2-5) with 102 yards and two touchdowns rushing, while completing 16 of his 27 pass attempts for 142 yards and a score. Kaden Clute caught nine balls for 67 yards for the Vikes, while the Spartans (1-9, 1-6) were led by receiver Collin Rickis who caught seven balls for 48 yards and two touchdowns.

Jesuit (8-1, 6-0) scored 42 or more points in their fifth straight contest, the latest being a 42-0 win over Sunset (5-4, 3-3). The Crusaders took an early 14-0 lead and never looked back en route to at least a share of their eighth straight Metro League Championship. Jesuit will host Pacific Conference champion Liberty this Friday, while Sunset will travel to Clackamas.

COURTESY PHOTO: STEWART MONROE - Banks quarterback Cooper Gobel runs from a Tillamook defender during the Braves' game against the Cheesemakers Friday, Oct. 29, at Banks High School.Newberg (3-6, 3-2) defeated Century 47-13. Jaguars sophomore quarterback Jonny Ellis got his first start, completing 24 of his 39 pass attempts for 290 yards with two interceptions. Jalen Ellis caught eight of those balls for 124 yards, while senior Donovan Gallardo led the Jags (1-8, 1-4) with nine tackles, three of which were for a loss. Newberg will travel to top-ranked Lake Oswego for their first round playoff game.

Gaston (6-2, 3-1) fell in its regular season finale to No. 5-ranked Knappa 28-18. Loggers (7-1, 4-0) quarterback Tanner Jackson threw for one touchdown and rushed for 177 yards and two more scores, and defensively tallied two interceptions in the win over the Greyhounds. No. 7-ranked Gaston will host Santiam this Friday in their playoff opener.

Westview emphatically ended their regular season with a 42-0 win over Beaverton. The Wildcats' Darrius Clemons caught five balls for 112 yards and a touchdown, while running back Jordan Fisher carried 17 times for 185 yards and three scores. Junior Jonny Collyer had 10 tackles to lead Westview defensively, who'll host Barlow in their playoff opener this Friday.

Mountainside (5-4, 4-2) defeated Aloha 63-14 a week removed from having to forfeit to Jesuit due to COVID protocols. The Mavericks haven't lost – on the field – since a Sept. 17 defeat to Tigard and will travel to Sprague for a playoff game this Friday.

Southridge (1-8, 1-5) dropped their season finale to South Salem 35-25.

Glencoe (4-5, 1-4) ended their season on a positive note, defeating McMinnville 28-21. The Tide – who started 3-1 – dropped four straight before last week's win over the Grizzlies.

Coaches Poll (Oct. 26)


1. Central Catholic (W 38-20)

2. Tualatin (W 49-13)

3. West Linn (W 41-8)

4. Clackamas (L 38-20)

5. Lake Oswego (W 42-21)

6. Sheldon (W 38-10)

7. Jesuit (W 42-0)

8. Westview (W 42-0)

9. West Salem (W 30-0)

10. Lakeridge (L 42-21)


1. Silverton (W 35-0)

2. Wilsonville (W 38-12)

3. Thurston (W 60-0)

4. West Albany (W 41-27)

5. Canby (L 38-12)

6. Pendleton/Gris/Nix ()

7. Hood River Valley (Off)

8. Crater (W 45-0)

9. Ridgeview (W 42-0)

10. Lebanon (L 35-0)

10. North Salem ()

10. South Albany ()


1. Marshfield (W 48-41)

2. Cascade (W 63-27)

3. Estacada (W 52-34)

4. Mazama (W 48-14)

5. Marist Catholic (L 48-41)

6. Banks (W 42-13)

7. Tillamook (L 42-13)

8. La Grande (W 27-7)

9. Henley (W 10-7)

10. Hidden Valley (L 10-7)

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