Class 5A No. 6 Canby 28, Class 4A No. 8 Cascade 27 (2OT): Tyler Mead scored on a 25-yard run and then on the two-point conversion for the winning points as host Canby (2-1) defeated Cascade (1-2) of Turner.
Canby led 13-6 at halftime and later was up 20-14. Cascade then recovered an onside kick and drove for the tying touchdown with 10:04 left in the fourth quarter.
Later, Cascade had an apparent go-ahead touchdown negated by an illegal motion penalty.
In the first overtime period, each team lost a fumble.
In the second overtime, Cascade took a 27-20 lead on David Kanoff’s catch of a pass from Jacob Hage. Canby won the game with the conversion after its first snap of the second overtime.
“I have never seen a team play as hard as Cascade did tonight,” Canby coach Jimmy Joyce said in an email. “They have my upmost respect. What they do on both sides of the ball caused us problems, but our players showed character and battled and earned the ‘W.’ ”
Canby’s Mikey Gibson threw one touchdown pass and rushed for another score. Mead’s overtime scoring run was his second touchdown of the game.
Cascade’s Hage rushed for two touchdowns. Shawn Kuenzi piled up considerable rushing yardage and scored Cascade’s other touchdown.
Photo by Rockne Andrew Roll