Oregon high school football Week 7 recap: Top stars, best games, biggest wins

The Oregon high school football season continued with Week 7 action around the state.

Here’s a look at some of the best games, top stars and memorable performances.

Note: Entries are based on information provided by coaches, statisticians and high school football fans. Don’t see any details for your team’s game? Email some notes and/or stats to jd@scorebooklive.com. We will be updating this post throughout the weekend.

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CLASS 6A

No. 1 Lake Oswego 48, Oregon City 15 

The Lakers hit the 35-point threshold for the ninth consecutive game in the Three Rivers League victory over the Pioneers (2-5, 0-3) at Pioneer Memorial Stadium in Oregon City. 

Jack Layne passed for two touchdowns, one to Dylan Layne and one to Justius Lowe, whose interception set up the drive that ended with his scoring catch. 

Gabe Olvera ran for three touchdowns and Calvin Macy ran for two for the Lakers (7-0, 3-0). Friday’s game was Olvera’s second of the season with three rushing touchdowns and gave him 12 on the ground this season. 

On defense, the Lakers got a forced fumble and recovery from Henry Francis. 

No. 2 Central Catholic 56, Centennial 0 

Timmy Mitchell’s fumble recovery for a touchdown and interceptions by Jordan King and Zach Grisham were among the defensive highlights for the Rams in their Mt. Hood Conference victory over the host Eagles (2-5, 1-5) in Gresham. 

The Rams (8-0, 6-0) of Southeast Portland got two sacks from Emar’rion Winston and limited the Eagles to 54 yards of offense. 

Cru Newman (7 of 8, 178 yards) passed for three touchdowns and ran for another. Jordan King, Riley Williams and Stryder Todd-Fields caught touchdown passes, and Ellis Bynum and Ty Jones ran for scores. 

No. 3 Tualatin 24, No. 6 Lakeridge 21 

Dominic Borges kicked a field goal with 2.6 seconds left to lift the Timberwolves over the host Pacers in a Three Rivers League game in Lake Oswego. 

Ryan Oliver passed for 228 yards and three touchdowns for the Pacers (5-2, 1-2). Joey Olsen had a 63-yard scoring catch, and Zachary Larson made an interception late in the fourth quarter.

The Timberwolves (6-1, 2-1) also scored all three of their touchdowns through the air, with Jackson Jones passing to Richie Anderson for two scores and to Malik Ross for another. Jones (15 of 22) passed for 252 yards. 

Ross carried 26 times for 137 yards. 

Kellen Hale led the Timberwolves’ defense with 14 tackles, including one sack. Jack Wagner made nine tackles. 

The Timberwolves led 14-0 before the Pacers tied the score. After Tualatin scored for a 21-14 lead, Lakeridge again answered and made it 21-21. 

No. 4 West Linn 42, Tigard 21 

Junior Earl Ingle turned in huge plays on three successive snaps to help the Lions pull away from the Tigers (3-4, 1-2) in a Three Rivers League game in West Linn. 

After the Lions (6-1, 2-1) took a 21-14 lead to halftime, Ingle made an interception on the Tigers’ first possession of the third quarter and returned it for a touchdown. On the next snap, Ingle made another interception, and on the next snap, he connected with Barret Brundage on a 50-yard score for a 35-14 lead. 

Ingle made his third interception of the game midway through the fourth quarter, and he finished the Lions’ scoring with a touchdown pass of nearly 50 yards to Mark Hamper. 

Ingle passed for three touchdowns — one as a running back and two as a quarterback.

AJ Perez returned an interception 99 yards for a score that, followed by a two-point conversion, pulled Tigard within 21-14. 

Henry Masters scored on a touchdown pass, and Konner Grant ran for a score to account for the Tigers’ other points. 

Zeke Viuhkola made an interception — one of six by the Lions — less than a minute before halftime to protect West Linn’s 21-14 lead. 

Earl Ingle (West Linn) photo by Taylor Balkom

No. 5 Clackamas 28, Barlow 0 

The Cavaliers (8-0, 6-0 Mt. Hood Conference) bolted to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter in the win over the host Bruins (4-3, 3-4) in Gresham. 

Clackamas got two touchdown passes from Blake Baker to Miles Williams and scoring runs by Luke Ash and Mateo Maehara. 

No. 7 Jesuit 70, Aloha 0 

Jacob Hutchinson passed for three touchdowns, Jace Burton had two scoring catches, and Michael Rincon ran for three scores in the Crusaders’ victory over the host Warriors (0-7, 0-4 Metro League). 

Hutchinson was 8 of 11 for 138 yards and has passed for eight touchdowns in his past three games. Rincon carried 14 times for 170 yards as part of the 343 yards the Crusaders (6-1, 4-0) of Beaverton piled up on the ground. 

Burton had five catches for a season-high 96 yards. His two touchdown catches also were a season high. 

No. 8 Westview 48, No. 9 Sunset 13 

Jordan Fisher rushed for five touchdowns — two of them on runs of 68 yards — to power the Wildcats’ offense in the Metro League victory over the visiting Apollos in a matchup of Northwest Portland teams. 

After the Apollos (4-3, 2-2) took a 7-0 lead on Chase Limbocker’s touchdown catch, Darrius Clemons made the first of his two touchdown catches to pull the Wildcats within 7-6. Fisher ran for his first touchdown early in the second quarter, and the Apollos responded with Caleb Kim’s 38-yard touchdown run and led 13-12. 

The Wildcats (6-1, 4-1) then ran off 35 unanswered points, with four more touchdowns by Fisher and one more by Clemons. 

Fisher finished with 288 yards, the third-highest total in Class 6A this season. His five touchdowns are the second-most in a game this season, behind Glencoe’s Royce Fasel’s six in Week 3. 

Clemons totaled 155 yards on eight catches. Sam Leavitt was 11 of 14 for 205 yards. 

Wildcats junior Jonny Collyer had two sacks and was in on 11 tackles. Brock Jolie made an interception.

Kim finished with 110 yards on 19 carries. Grady Newsom completed 17 of 29 passes for 272 yards with the touchdown and one interception. 

No. 10 Roseburg 35, South Medford 26 

Colton Marsters ran for two touchdowns and passed for another, helping Roseburg defeat the Panthers at Spiegelberg Stadium in Medford and achieve a 7-0 record for the first time since 2001. 

With the score 14-14, Roseburg made an interception on the second snap of the third quarter and turned it into a touchdown pass from Marsters to Logan Klopfenstein.  

Knox Hubbard ran for another Roseburg touchdown and a 28-14 lead. Roseburg’s Braden Steinacher recovered the onside kick, and that resulted in a drive ending with a one-yard touchdown run by Marsters and a 35-14 lead. 

The Panthers (1-6, 1-2 Southwest Conference) scored on a drive spanning the third and fourth quarters, but Roseburg blocked the point-after try to keep the score 35-20. With 1:48 left, Colton Samis — at quarterback in place of injured Deacon Edgar (back sprain) — hit Carson Joe for a 24-yard touchdown. 

The Panthers’ two-point conversion try failed, and Roseburg (7-0, 3-0) recovered the onside kick. 

In addition to the fourth-quarter scoring catch, Joe ran for South Medford’s first touchdown. Brycen Guches (nine carries, 60 yards) ran for two Panthers scores. 

Mountainside 35, Southridge 25 

Keenan Speer-Johnson returned the second-half kickoff for a touchdown, and the Mavericks got touchdowns from four other players in the win over the visiting Skyhawks in a matchup of Beaverton School District teams.

Brian Mannion was 13 of 17 for 172 yards and a touchdown (to Kadin Kingsbury) and ran for a score. Bowen Stinson and Caleb Paler also had rushing touchdowns for the Mavericks (4-3, 3-1 Metro League). 

Cypress Albright ran for 107 yards and two touchdowns for the Skyhawks (0-7, 0-5). 

Sherwood 61, Century 35 

The Bowmen (3-4, 3-0 Pacific Conference) achieved a season high in points in the home-field win over the Jaguars (1-6, 1-2) of Hillsboro. 

Cody Hall made four catches for 197 yards — three for touchdowns — and had two interceptions, one of which he returned 99 yards for a touchdown. He has nine touchdown catches in his past three games after having one in the first four weeks of the season. 

Bjorn Bergstrom was 5 of 10 for 255 yards with four touchdowns and one interception. 

Seth Glenn gained 111 yards with a touchdown and on defense intercepted a pass and forced and recovered a fumble. 

Liberty 52, McMinnville 34 

Ethan Jones had six catches for 154 yards and four touchdowns, and the host Falcons of Hillsboro hit the 50-point mark for the third game in a row in the victory over the Grizzlies (3-4, 1-2 Pacific Conference). 

After the first of Austin Rapp’s three touchdown runs gave the Grizzlies a 7-0 lead, the Falcons (5-2, 3-0) ran off 28 points in a row — three touchdown passes from Hiro Diamond to Jones and a scoring run by Diamond. The Grizzlies pulled within 28-21, but the Falcons pulled away. 

Diamond was 14 of 20 for 212 yards and the three scores passing, and he added 109 yards and two touchdowns rushing. 

Cade Hammond was in on 11 tackles to lead the Falcons’ defense. Brandon Birney was in on 11 tackles for the Grizzlies. 

Ethan Jones (left) and Hiro Diamond (Liberty) photo by Dan Brood

Newberg 31, Glencoe 13 

Hudson Davis rushed for three touchdowns, Sam Murphy caught a touchdown pass, and Danny Valdez kicked a 30-yard field goal to lead the Tigers (1-6, 1-2 Pacific Conference) over the visiting Crimson Tide (3-4, 0-3) of Hillsboro. 

Cayden Mack and Royce Fasel ran for touchdowns for the Crimson Tide. Fasel rushed 31 times for 118 yards and was 7 of 16 for 173 yards and an interception. On defense, Fasel was in on nine tackles. 

Sandy 46, Nelson 14 

The Pioneers forced five turnovers — two of which were returned for touchdowns — in the victory over the visiting Hawks (2-5, 2-5 Mt. Hood Conference) of Happy Valley. 

Freshman Ethan Lamphere ran back an interception 16 yards for a score, and Hayden Thomas returned a fumble for another defensive score for the Pioneers (6-1, 5-1). 

Sandy’s Teague Clemmer passed for 152 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. Thomas carried 15 times for 138 yards and a touchdown. 

Ethan Lucore, Ashton Turin and Leithan Thompson caught touchdown passes. 

David Douglas 38, Reynolds 13  

Noah Acosta returned an interception on the second snap, Caleb Clardy returned two fumbles for touchdowns, and the Scots defeated the visiting Raiders (0-7, 0-6) of Troutdale in a Mt. Hood Conference game in Southeast Portland. 

The Scots (4-3, 3-3) scored all three of their defensive touchdowns in the first quarter en route to a 25-0 lead. 

West Salem 34, McNary 27 

Johnny Withers blocked a punt and ran for a touchdown to help the Titans (6-1, 4-0 Mountain Valley Conference) defeat the host Celtics (5-2, 2-2) in Keizer. 

Brooks Ferguson ran for two scores, Hudson Giertych ran for one, and Zach Dodson-Greene caught a scoring pass for the Titans, who held the ball for much of the last half of the final quarter to ice the win. 

Jameson Lowery recovered a fumble for the Titans, who scored on their first possession and never trailed. 

McNary’s Tyler Copeland returned at quarterback after missing last week’s game and made several big plays, including touchdown passes to Braiden Copeland and Jesse Dyer. 

The Celtics’ Pierce Walker quashed a Titans scoring threat in the second quarter with an interception in the end zone. 

Sheldon 37, North Medford 35 

Sam Poole kicked a go-ahead 35-yard field goal with 1:39 left to send the Irish of Eugene to the home-field win over the Black Tornado. 

Isaac Peters returned an interception for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter, breaking a tie score and putting the Irish (6-1, 2-0 Southwest Conference) ahead 34-28. Midway through the fourth quarter, Mason Warren’s short touchdown pass to Bryce Dyer and Brandon Dominguez’s point-after kick pushed the Black Tornado (3-3, 0-2) in front, 35-34. 

Irish quarterback Brock Thomas ran for three scores and passed to Luke Leighton for another. 

Dyer finished with two touchdown catches from Warren, who ran for two himself. Ty Pugliano gave the Black Tornado a 28-14 lead in the third quarter with a 44-yard touchdown run. 

Grant 42, Roosevelt 41 (2OT) 

The Generals stopped a two-point conversion attempt in the second overtime and then on its turn on offense scored a touchdown and were successful on the extra-point kick to nip the host Roughriders of North Portland. 

The Generals’ Kellen Segel ran for the tying touchdown with about 30 seconds left in the fourth quarter. Lio Takau blocked Grant’s extra-point kick, keeping the score tied and setting up overtime. 

Neither team scored on its first overtime possession. 

Jae’Sean Pete contributed for the Generals (5-3, 5-0 Portland Interscholastic League) in all three phases — rushing 23 times for 170 yards and three touchdowns, making an interception on defense and returning a kickoff for a touchdown. 

Max von Arx caught a touchdown pass and recovered a fumble for the Generals of Northeast Portland, who also got impact defensive plays from Andrew Grey (interception), Tyler Moore (forced fumble) and Jordan Baker (fumble recovery). 

Lindell Betts had a huge game on the ground for the Roughriders (5-2, 3-1). Imarion Kelly connected with Demarius Branch for a touchdown shortly before halftime as part of a strong two-dimensional game for the quarterback. 

The Generals were missing eight starters because of COVID-19 issues. 

Jae’Sean Pete (Grant) photo by Taylor Balkom

Lincoln 45, McDaniel 28 

Brady Kopetz rushed for a career-high four touchdowns for the Cardinals, who defeated the visiting Mountain Lions of Northeast Portland in a game played at Jefferson High School in North Portland.  

The Cardinals (3-4, 2-2 Portland Interscholastic League) of Southwest Portland gained 392 yards of offense and committed no turnovers in winning their second in a row. Connor Gough had an interception and Gus Togni was in on 10 tackles — including two sacks and three tackles for loss — to lead the Cardinals’ defense. 

For the Mountain Lions (2-4, 1-3), James Bell ran for one score and passed for another, Moses Farmer made a touchdown catch, and Hank Kern caught a touchdown pass and returned a kickoff 80 yards for the game’s final score. 

South Salem 50, Bend 46 

The last of Javier Ramirez-Perez’s three rushing touchdowns, a one-yard run with 1:52 left, lifted the Saxons over the Lava Bears at Bend High School’s Punk Hunnell Stadium. 

Seve Castillo passed for four touchdowns and ran for two for the Lava Bears (2-5, 0-4 Mountain Valley Conference). Castillo’s final touchdown run, with 4:26 left, gave the Lava Bears a 46-43 lead. 

Ben Martin caught touchdown passes of 43 and 12 yards from Castillo. Jack Sorenson scored on a 91-yard pass play, Jackson Bishop had a touchdown on a 63-yard catch-and-run, and Aiden Kelly had a 55-yard touchdown run for the Lava Bears. 

Daschel Smith passed for 319 yards and one touchdown and ran for three scores for the Saxons (4-3, 2-3). 

After the Saxons’ final score — which produced the fifth lead change of the fourth quarter — the Lava Bears drove far enough to throw a pass into the end zone on the final snap. 

The Lava Bears were without coach Matt Craven and several players because of COVID-19 issues, The (Bend) Bulletin reported. 

Summit 34, Mountain View 17 

Hogan Carmichael passed for two touchdowns and the Storm’s running game found the end zone three times in the Mountain Valley Conference win over the visiting Cougars (3-4, 1-3) of northeast Bend. 

Lucas Steffen and Joe Schutz were on the receiving end of Carmichael’s scoring passes. Chip Allers rushed for two scores, and starting running back Sam Stephens, a sophomore, gained 199 yards and scored a touchdown for the Storm (5-2, 4-1) of northwest Bend. 

The Cougars’ Sayre Williamson delivered what was probably the most memorable play of the game, returning a kickoff from barely outside the end zone for a school-record 99-yard touchdown. Williamson had 143 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries. 

Cam Smith and Jordan Kennedy had two receptions apiece as Cougars quarterback Connor Crum was 7 of 12 for 51 yards. 

Franklin 46, Wells 36 

Zander Garner passed for five touchdowns, Rye Storrs had two scoring catches, and Jemall Brumfield ran for two touchdowns in the Lightning’s home victory over the Guardians (0-7, 0-5 Portland Interscholastic League) of Southwest Portland. 

Beckett Parker-Lisk, Brumfield and Joel Beltran-Martinez caught touchdown passes for Franklin (1-6, 1-3) of Southeast Portland.

Beaverton 36, Grants Pass 18 

Trevor Reeves ran for two touchdowns for the Cavemen (1-6), but the Beavers (3-4) rode two passing touchdowns from Hunter Borter and two rushing touchdowns from Jay Keuter to the home-field victory. 

Jefferson 27, Gresham 21 

The Democrats (4-3) of North Portland defeated the host Gophers (1-6), whose coach, James Allen, is a former Jefferson star whose play earned him induction to the PIL Hall of Fame.

CLASS 5A

No. 1 Thurston 9, No. 10 Crater 0 

Gavin Levesque kicked a 24-yard field goal in the second quarter, Brycen Indell scored on a one-yard run in the third, and the Colts prevailed in a defensive struggle with the visiting Comets. 

The game was a rematch of the 2019 OSAA Class 5A championship game, in which the Colts of Springfield defeated the Comets of Central Point 14-10. 

The Colts (5-0, 5-0 Midwestern League) held the Comets (5-2, 5-1) to 75 yards of offense. Vaun Halstead had eight total tackles, and Indell had five. Parker Saunders, Miguel Perez and Lombel Doreen combined to make four interceptions. 

Indell finished with 60 yards rushing, and Gavin Knights added 73 yards on the ground. 

The Comets limited the Colts to 173 yards and held Jacob Newell, who had seven touchdown catches in four games entering the contest, to season lows of three catches and 12 yards. 

“We did a great job neutralizing No. 88, but at the end they just grinded out a win,” Comets coach Berk Brown said in a text, referring to Newell, a tight end who has committed to Nevada. 

“Our kids played so darn hard, and I’ve very proud of them,” Brown added. 

Caden Lasater had 82 yards from scrimmage for the Comets. 

No. 2 Silverton 34, Corvallis 7 

Austin Ratliff and Vandon Fessler both exceeded 100 yards receiving, Ratliff returned an interception for a touchdown, and the Foxes handled the Spartans in a Mid-Willamette Conference game in Corvallis. 

RJ Young scored for the Spartans (3-4, 2-3), who lost a fumble after reaching the Silverton 1-yard line in the fourth quarter and set up the Foxes (6-1, 5-0) with prime field position after a bad snap on a punt attempt later in the quarter. 

Ratliff had five catches for 133 yards. Fessler caught seven passes for 113 yards. Jordan McCarty was 15 of 22 for 313 yards with two scores and two interceptions. 

The Foxes, whose only loss was to Class 6A No. 3 Tualatin, play host to No. 4 West Albany next Friday. 

Austin Ratliff (Silverton) photo by Leon Neuschwander

No. 4 West Albany 29, South Albany 13 

The Bulldogs trailed 7-0 at halftime but ran off 29 consecutive points to take control and defeat the visiting RedHawks (4-3, 2-3 Mid-Willamette Conference). 

Michael Cale passed to DeMarcus Houston for West Albany’s first touchdown, with 7:59 left in the third quarter. Cale ran for scores of 62 and one yard, and Tyler Hart-McNally scored on a 63-yard run for the Bulldogs (7-0, 5-0). 

No. 5 Canby 33, No. 9 Scappoose 21 

The Cougars led 27-0 at halftime and held on against Scappoose’s rally in the Northwest Oregon Conference West game at Scappoose. 

Tyler Konold rushed for three touchdowns and about 225 yards for the Cougars (6-1, 5-0). Quarterback Mikey Gibson and Bryce Oliver also ran for scores. 

With Scappoose down 27-0, Luke McNabb ran down a Cougars ball carrier and stripped the ball as he approached the end zone, leading to a recovery by teammate Quorey Bays. On the next play, McNabb ran 95 yards for a touchdown. 

DeAngelo Macedo-Becker, who missed the first six games with injury, rushed for two touchdowns for Scappoose (4-3, 3-2). 

“They made some big plays early in the third but I’m really proud about how our kids responded,” Cougars coach Jimmy Joyce said in a text. 

Scappoose coach Sean McNabb credited Austin Verbout, Trey Derringer, Luke Frugia and Wyatt Anicker for leading the team’s defense, while cornerbacks Bays and Johnny Clothier played well in pass coverage. On defense, McNabb made an interception, his third of the season. 

Megan Earl kicked all three of Scappoose’s point-after kicks. Malcolm Harrison was Scappoose’s top receiver, and Sean McNabb said Owen Bogert and Elijah Ritter played well on the offensive line. 

No. 6 Pendleton 38, Redmond 13 

Gabe Browning and Benito Jennings had interceptions to help the Buckaroos hold the visiting Panthers (3-3, 3-2 Northwest Oregon Conference East) to a season low in points. 

Collin Primus passed for three touchdowns with one interception and ran for a score at the Pendleton Round-Up Grounds. Payton Lambert had two rushing touchdowns for the Buckaroos (7-1, 5-0).  

Aiden Gunter, Kyle Liscom and Patrick Simpson each had two tackles for loss for the Buckaroos, who reached the 35-point threshold for the fifth game in a row. 

No. 7 Hood River Valley 54, Parkrose 7 

Trenton Hughes had a hand in five touchdowns, helping the Eagles defeat the visiting Broncos (1-7, 1-4 Northwest Oregon Conference East) of Northeast Portland. 

Hughes rushed for two touchdowns, passed for two and returned an interception for another. Ryles Buckley ran for a touchdown, caught a touchdown pass and made an interception for the Eagles (6-1, 4-1). 

Lebanon 34, No. 8 Dallas 14 

Waylon Wolfe spearheaded the defense in Lebanon’s victory over the visiting Dragons. 

Wolfe was in on 15 total tackles, including two sacks and three tackles for loss. He had a fumble recovery on a sack. 

Logan Person carried 19 times for 150 yards and a touchdown for the Dragons (3-4, 2-3 Mid-Willamette Conference). Owen Hess scored the Dragons’ other touchdown. Kolby Johnson-Sallee had four catches for 86 yards, and Ashton Foster passed for 100 yards. 

Brayden Burton rushed 38 times for 287 yards and two scores for Lebanon (3-4, 3-2), and Brady Crenshaw picked up 50 yards and ran for a score. Brayden Curry made two catches, gaining 76 yards with one touchdown. 

North Salem 35, Forest Grove 13 

Josiah Davis rushed for 175 yards and a career-high five touchdowns, leading North Salem (4-3, 3-2) to the Northwest Oregon Conference West victory over Forest Grove (3-4, 1-4). 

North Salem’s Chris Harsin had an interception and a fumble recovery. Micah Richter gained 110 yards on the ground, and TC Manumaleuna II was 1 for 5 for about 20 yards passing. 

Josiah Davis (North Salem) photo by Leon Neuschwander

McKay 36, Hillsboro 6 

Justice Anthony had three interceptions in the first half and Josiah Garibay piled up tackles for loss to spearhead the Royal Scots’ defense in the win over the host Spartans at Hare Field. 

Kyrin Fuimaono passed for about 250 yards and five touchdowns — connecting for touchdowns with four receivers — for the Royal Scots (3-4, 2-3 Northwest Oregon Conference West) of Salem.

Preston Doran ran 14 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown for the Spartans (1-7, 1-4).  

Ridgeview 49, The Dalles 12 

Nathen Benz ran for two touchdowns in the first 15 minutes, sparking the host Ravens (7-1, 4-1 Northwest Oregon Conference East) to the win over the visiting Riverhawks (1-5, 1-4) in Redmond.  

The Ravens won their sixth in a row.

Putnam 42, La Salle Prep 14 

The Kingsmen (3-4, 2-3 Northwest Oregon Conference East) controlled the clock with their running game and got touchdown catches of 40-plus yards from Jason Crowe and Tyler Creswick in the win over the host Falcons (0-7, 0-5) in a matchup of Milwaukie teams. 

La Salle Prep freshman Mason Mueller had a touchdown catch, and Zach Frazier ran for the Falcons’ second touchdown. Coach Dustin Janz praised Nate Dominitz for his performance at quarterback. 

North Bend 26, Willamette 16 

Sidon Green and Sam Mickelson ran for first-quarter touchdowns, Michael Shamoon recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown, and the Bulldogs (2-4, 2-3 Midwestern League) defeated the visiting Wolverines (1-6, 1-5) of west Eugene. 

Griffin Bushnell had seven catches for 87 yards for the Wolverines, who got a fumble return for a touchdown from Travis Grantom — one of the team’s four takeaways. 

Eagle Point 56, Ashland 6 

Isaiah Hill rushed for seven touchdowns to highlight the Eagles’ victory over the host Grizzlies (0-6, 0-5 Midwestern League). 

Hill’s seven rushing touchdowns are the most in any Oregon Class 5A game in the past four seasons; the most was six, done four times — most recently in the spring season by Hood River Valley’s Tanner Fletcher. Three Class 6A players have rushed for seven touchdowns in a game in the past four seasons, the last being Jesuit’s Ted Atkinson in Week 7 of 2019. 

The Grizzlies scored on Ronin Kimbrough’s pass to Caden Negra. Attikus Hayes had a 50-yard kickoff return and several sizable gains in the receiving game. 

Hill carried 16 times for 177 yards as the Eagles (3-4, 3-3) piled up 260 yards on the ground. 

Central 54, Crescent Valley 14 

Kohler Hernandez had more than 200 yards of total offense and scored two touchdowns, Chase W Nelson passed for four touchdowns and ran for another, and the Panthers of Independence defeated the host Raiders (1-6, 0-5) in a Mid-Willamette Conference game in Corvallis. 

Joey Cole returned a fumble for a touchdown, and Kirik Kantola had an interception for the Panthers (2-5, 1-4). 

Cascade Christian 28, Springfield 0 

Quentin McDonald, Jordan Vega and Dylan Schifferdecker had interceptions for the Millers (3-5), who were hurt by mistakes in the home-field loss to the Challengers (3-2) of Medford. 

Dwayne Fotta had 70 yards receiving and Julian Gomez had 50 yards on the ground for the Millers, who lost four fumbles. 

CLASS 4A

No. 1 Marshfield 49, Tillamook 13 

DJ Daugherty returned the opening kickoff 79 yards for a touchdown, and the Pirates shook off the Cheesemakers for the road win. 

After Daugherty’s touchdown return, the first of Brent Buchler’s two touchdown passes brought the Cheesemakers (5-3) even at 7-7. After the Pirates took a 19-7 lead in the second quarter, Buchler’s second scoring pass made it a one-possession game. 

From there, the Pirates (9-0) of Coos Bay scored 30 unanswered points. 

Miguel Velasquez had 17 rushes for 173 yards and four touchdowns for the Pirates. Dom Montiel was 17 of 22 for 187 yards, with touchdowns to Daugherty and Pierce Davidson. He was intercepted twice.

No. 2 Cascade 70, Newport 27 

The Cougars trailed for the first time this season but defeated the host Cubs (0-7, 0-3 Oregon West Conference) going away. 

Jacob Hage passed for 250 yards and four touchdowns, Blake Lewis scored three touchdowns, and Colin Smittle had two touchdown catches. Isaac Schnepp and Shawn Kuenzi also caught touchdown passes. 

The Cougars (7-0, 2-0) of Turner trailed 7-0, 14-6 and 20-14 but found their stride quickly enough to forge a 49-20 halftime lead. 

No. 3 Estacada 25, Molalla 14 

The Rangers (6-0, 3-0 Tri-Valley League) broke a third-quarter tie with a long touchdown drive followed by a two-point conversion to deny visiting Molalla (1-5, 1-2). 

After falling behind 14-0, Molalla tied the score in the third quarter. Jacob Watson scored both Molalla touchdowns, on passes from Isaac Klementis and Mason King. 

Hunter McDonald had 149 yards and a touchdown to lead Estacada’s rushing game. After the Rangers went up 22-14, Waylon Riedel intercepted a pass that led to an insurance field goal. 

No. 4 Marist Catholic 56, Cottage Grove 16 

Lucas Tuski scored three touchdowns and Kaiden Ayoma and Drew Pickel scored two apiece, helping the Spartans of Eugene defeat the Lions (1-6, 0-3 Sky-Em League) in Cottage Grove. 

Tuski scored on runs of eight and 58 yards and recovered a fumble in the end zone after the Spartans (6-1, 2-0) blocked a Lions punt. 

The Lions’ Parker Nelson ran for a touchdown and passed to Hadyn Petersen for another. 

Nelson “carried the load for us,” Lions coach Joe Polamalu said in a text, adding, “I am proud of our players. … We are learning and understanding where we are at as a team.” 

No. 5 Mazama 42, No. 8 Hidden Valley 7 

Aidan Kindt ran for two touchdowns — including a 91-yard score — and 142 yards to spearhead the visiting Vikings’ offense in the Skyline Conference win over the Mustangs (4-2, 2-1) in Grants Pass. 

Tyson Van Gastel ran for two touchdowns on seven carries, Trevor Anderson had 119 yards and a touchdown on 21 rushes, and Brandon Gailey had a rushing touchdown for the Vikings (5-2, 3-0) of Klamath Falls.  

Anderson and Daniel Yancey each had three solo tackles and four assists. Yancey forced a fumble on the Mustangs’ final drive. Brendon Monteith had 3½ tackles, including a third-down sack that forced a punt in the third quarter.

“They were very well-coached,” Mustangs coach Mike Fanger said in a text. “They run the ball extremely well. Really tough matchup for us. I give them all the credit.” 

No. 6 Banks 38, No. 7 Seaside 0 

Middle linebacker Chuck White led a defense that caused a safety on the first series and limited the visiting Seagulls (4-2, 2-1 Cowapa League) to less than 100 yards of offense. 

Christian Lyda made an interception and Braydon Ball had a fumble recovery for Banks (6-1, 3-0). 

Cooper Gobel was 10 of 19 for 184 yards and two scores. Gobel also ran for a touchdown.  

White caught five passes for 85 yards and two scores, and Jamar Flippen (five catches, 57 yards) had a scoring catch. 

Cooper Gobel (Banks) photo by Leon Neuschwander

No. 8 Henley 40, North Valley 0 

Shaw Stork ran for three scores and passed for another, powering the visiting Hornets of Klamath Falls to the Skyline Conference win over the Knights (5-3, 1-2) of Grants Pass. 

Luke Bennett and Owen Cheyne (who caught Stork’s touchdown pass) had interceptions for the Hornets (6-1, 2-1). Tulson Higgins ran for two touchdowns. 

Milwaukie 35, Astoria 34 

Zane Garvey made the tackle on a two-point conversion try in overtime to preserve the Mustangs’ one-point lead in the victory over the host Fishermen at CMH Field. 

Garvey rushed for two touchdowns. Kaden Harris passed for three touchdowns for the Mustangs (3-4, 1-2 Cowapa League), two to Davyn Tuel and one to Sean Lachapelle.  

Lachapelle and Brody Thomson had interceptions for Milwaukie.

The Fishermen (3-4, 0-3) got a strong game from Luke Cummings at running back. 

North Eugene 42, Sweet Home 14 

Devon Anderson passed for three touchdowns and ran for two, powering the Highlanders (3-2) to the home-field victory over the Huskies (3-4), who got one touchdown passing and another rushing from Heath Nichol. 

Michael Warren had a rushing touchdown for the Highlanders. Nolan Wyers, Jack Lemley and Nicolas Desrosiers were on the receiving end of Anderdon’s scoring passes. 

Gladstone 21, Crook County 15 

The Cowboys (2-5, 1-2 Tri-Valley Conference) drove deep into Gladiators territory with a minute to play but were denied, and Gladstone (3-4, 2-1) collected the road win in Prineville. 

Brayde Owen returned the second-half kickoff for a touchdown to give the Gladiators their first lead, 7-6. 

Madras 36, North Marion 0 

The White Buffaloes (3-3, 2-1 Tri-Valley Conference) beat the host Huskies (0-6, 0-3) in Aurora, shutting out North Marion for the second consecutive season. 

Madras defeated North Marion 21-0 in Week 3 of the spring season. 

Stayton 37, Woodburn 0 

The Bulldogs (4-3, 1-2 Oregon West Conference) got some strong efforts, but they weren’t enough in the loss to the host Eagles (3-4, 2-0). 

Bulldogs coach Ken Mace said Santi Roque had some important tackles for loss, and he and Rowan Blem, Ty Beyer and Malachi Nava were active players on defense. 

Nyssa 28, Burns 26 (OT) 

The Bulldogs denied the Hilanders’ two-point conversion try in overtime, preserving a win in a Greater Oregon League game Nyssa led 20-6. 

The Hilanders (3-3, 2-2) pulled within 20-12 when they scored after recovering a fumbled punt return, and they made it 20-20 on a trick play followed by a two-point conversion. 

The Bulldogs (2-4, 2-2) lost the coin toss for overtime and, starting on offense, got a touchdown pass in the corner of the end zone and a two-point conversion.

On the Hilanders’ conversion attempt, the Bulldogs pressured the quarterback and forced a bad pass.  

Baker 27, Ontario 14 

Malaki Myer returned a punt for one touchdown and ran back an interception for another — both scores coming in the first half — to help spring the Bulldogs (3-4, 2-1 Greater Oregon League) to victory over the host Tigers (1-5, 1-4). 

Baker’s Gauge Bloomer ran for two first-half touchdowns. 

Vale 39, McLoughlin 8 

The Vikings (6-1, 3-1 Greater Oregon League) scored on six of their 13 first-half plays and cruised to the win over the visiting Pioneers (0-5, 0-4) of Milton-Freewater. 

Vale had 308 yards of offense in the first half. Quarterback Tanner Steele completed 3 of 4 passes for 114 yards and two touchdowns. Nathan Kimball had 63 yards on three carries — all for touchdowns.  

The Pioneers’ Nathan Estrada was 12 of 22 for 74 yards. Tregyn Quigg scored on a seven-yard run, and Mikey Doherty had three catches.  

Klamath Union 56, Phoenix 20 

The Pelicans (1-5, 1-2 Skyline Conference) scored a season high in points in defeating the host Pirates (0-6, 0-3). 

St. Mary’s 35, Elmira 32 

The visiting Falcons (2-6) led 20-7 at halftime but couldn’t hold on at U.S. Cellular Community Park against the Crusaders (4-3) of Medford. 

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