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Tumwater runs past McNary

McNary’s (0-4) defense had no answer for Tumwater’s wing-T as the T-Birds rushed for more than 500 yards to throttle the Celtics 57-13 on Friday, Sept. 21.

Tumwater scored on runs of 90, 58 and 92 yards in the first half to take a commanding 43-6 lead.

McNary got on the scoreboard early in the second quarter when Nigel Harris caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Erik Barker.

Barker completed 16 of 27 passes for 121 yards. Harris caught two passes for 51 yards.

Junior Walling, who rushed for 140 yards on 25 carries, scored the final touchdown of the game on a two-yard run.

The Celtics host South Medford on Friday, Sept. 28 at 7:15 p.m.

South Salem 21

Sprague 20

Sprague (0-4) owned the first half but South Salem (2-2) took control in the fourth quarter, scoring 21 unanswered points to defeat the Olympians for the first time since 2015.

Sprague took a 20-0 lead into halftime after Ethan Johnson threw touchdown passes to Wiley Roberts and Marshall Bray, and Chris Sharp scored on a 4-yard run.

But the Saxons got on the board early in the fourth quarter when Zach Webster scored on a 1-yard run.

Elijah Enomoto-Haole then connected with Webster for a 30-yard touchdown and Treyden Harris for a 23-yard score to give South Salem the lead with 6:56 remaining.

Ryan Rickman led the Saxons ground game, finishing with 144 yards on 22 carries. Sharp had 90 yards on 24 touches for Sprague.

South Salem opens Mountain Valley Conference play at home against Bend on Friday, Sept. 28 while the Olympians host Tigard in their final non-league game.

Sheldon 56

West Salem 21

Sheldon jumped out a 35-0 lead in the second quarter and coasted to victory.

Anthony Gould scored West Salem’s first points, catching a 43-yard touchdown pass from Simon Thompson at the end of the first half.

Jamal McMurrin then grabbed a 18-yard touchdown pass from Thompson in the third quarter.

Jordan Whitaker scored the final touchdown of the game on a 1-yard run.

Thompson completed 13 of 31 passes for 183 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions.

He also rushed for 80 yards on 10 carries.

Gould caught six passes for 117 yards.

West Salem (2-2) plays at Beaverton on Friday, Sept. 28.

Silverton 34

North Salem 13

North Salem (0-4) battled undefeated Silverton for a half but an interception returned for a touchdown just before intermission ended any chance of an upset.

Clint Pfeifer led the Vikings offense, rushing for 92 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries.

North Salem plays at McKay on Friday, Sept. 28.