Inchelium downs Cusick for division lead
The Hornets are now in control of the Northwest 1B Division with a statement 56-26 win over rival Cusick. Inchelium hasn’t defeated Cusick in quite a few years but this time around they got 213 yards and three touchdowns on 23 carries from Waylen Lelone en route to their fourth victory of the season.
Winston Finley rushed for 181 yards on 13 carries along with two touchdowns. Quarterback Jaden Erickson threw a touchdown, passed for one and returned an interception for a score in the game as well.
The Hornets’ Mickey Anderson also caught a touchdown pass and grabbed an interception as well.
Inchelium built a 22-0 lead in the second quarter before Cusick struck back and pulled within 22-16. The Hornets notched two more touchdowns before halftime and went into the break with a 36-14 advantage.
The third quarter belonged to Cusick as they notched two scored and pulled within 36-24. Inchelium answered back by scoring 20 unanswered points in the fourth quarter.
Inchelium (4-1) plays at Northport next Friday and currently sits in front of former football program ally and second place Hunters, which is 3-1 in the 1B North.
Kettle Falls picks up homecoming win over Reardan
The Bulldogs scored thirteen points in the fourth quarter to pick up the 20-7 homecoming win over Reardan on Friday night in Northeast 2B football action.
In the opening quarter, McKay Knowlton scored on a 79-yard kickoff return to put the Bulldogs on the scoreboard first, but Reardan tied things up in the same stanza.
The game would be scoreless for the next two quarters before Kettle Falls found the endzone. Trevor James ripped off a 33-yard touchdown run and Knowlton notched another 5-yard run for the victory.
Kettle Falls (2-3) plays at Asotin next week.
Springdale falls to Asotin
Springdale remained winless on the season as Asotin improved to 4-1 in Northeast 2B action with the 54-8 victory. Asotin led 34-0 at halftime and cruised to victory.
Springdale got a one-yard touchdown run from Verhaag in the fourth quarter.
The Charger defense struggled to slow the strong Asotin offense.
Springdale hosts Wilbur Creston next week.
Wellpinit falls to Odessa-Harrington
The Redskins fell 68-6 to undefeated O-H on Friday. It was the second straight loss for Wellpinit and their lowest point output of the season.
Wellpinit lost to Inchelium last week for their first loss of the season.
They’ll get a relief next week from division leaders, however, playing 2-2 Entiat on the road.
At Kettle Falls
KETTLE FALLS 20, REARDAN 7
Reardan 7 0 0 0-7
Kettle Falls 7 0 0 13-0
K – Knowlton 79-yard kickoff return (McDandld Kick)
R – Anderson 1-yard run (Dawley Kick)
K – James 33-yard run (Kick Failed)
K – Knowton 5-yard run (McDandld Kick)
INCHELIUM 56, CUSICK 26
Cusick 0 14 12 0-26
Inchelium 14 22 0 20-56
I – Finley 50-yard run (pass failed)
I – Andrews 32-yard pass from Erickson (Holford pass from Erickson)
I – Lelone 4-yard run (Andrews pass from Erickson)
C – Kupp 45-yard pass from Shanholtzer (run failed)
C – Hendershot 47-yard pass from Shanholtzer (Hanson run)
I – Lelone 48-yard run (Holford pass from Erickson)
I – Finley 31-yard run (run failed)
C – Kupp 20-yard run (run failed)
C – Kupp 57-yard run (pass failed)
I – Lelone 75-yard run (pass failed)
I – Erickson 48-yard int (run failed)
I – Erickson 10-yard run (Andrews pass from Erickson)
ASOTIN 54, SPRINGDALE 8
Asotin 14 20 14 6-54
Springdale 0 0 0 8-8
A – Manuson 62-yard run (Mason Kick)
A – Dilling 15-yard run (Mason Kick)
A – Dilling 3-yard run (Mason Kick)
A – Dilling 7-yard run (Mason Kick)
A – Jagannath 22-yard pass from Manuson (Kick Failed)
A – Berzett 25-yard run (Mason Kick)
A – Wilkinson 25-yard run (Mason Kick)
A – Landrus 34-yard run (Kick Failed)
S – Verhaag 1-yard run (Kitt run)