Journey Young ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns and Colville held on in the second half to beat Cheney 19-13 in a Great Northern League game on Friday night in Colville.
The Indians (6-3, 3-2) took the opening drive 90 yards on 15 plays, eating up more than 9 minutes. The drive was capped by Zack Shoemaker’s 1-yard plunge for a touchdown.
The Blackhawks (6-3, 2-3) responded three offensive plays later with a 54-yard touchdown pass from Andrew Graham to Chance Gleave. Colville managed to build a 19-7 lead in the second quarter on Young’s 27- and 4-yard touchdown runs.
Cheney got within a touchdown in the fourth quarter on a 3-yard run by Austin Klein, and the Blackhawks received the ball following a Colville punt with 57 seconds remaining. The game ended on a final Cheney Hail Mary that fell incomplete.
Colville will conclude its regular season next week at Pullman in a game with playoff implications. Cheney will host Clarkston.
Deer Park 34, Clarkston 21: Canyon Nielson rushed for three touchdowns and the Stags (3-6, 2-3) beat the host Bantams (1-8, 0-5). Theron Taylor added 101 yards on the ground and a touchdown for Deer Park. The Stags’ Dakota Stindler had a 66-yard TD run in the first quarter.
Inland Empire 4A
Lakeland 24, Sandpoint 14: Colton Butcher ran for two touchdowns and the Hawks (5-4, 2-0) topped the host Bulldogs (4-5, 1-1). Sandpoint’s Kyle Perry ran for a 32-yard score early in the third quarter, but the Bulldogs were held scoreless the rest of the game.
Northeast A League
Riverside 40, Chewelah 0: Jacob Collins rushed for 207 yards on 24 carries and scored three touchdowns to guide the Rams past the visiting Cougars. Quarterback Sam Zanoni added 72 yards on the ground with a pair of touchdowns and snagged an interception on defense. Dallas Shuler also collected a pick, giving him eight on the season. Their next game is a crossover against Chelan, the third-seeded team from the Caribou League.
Newport 28, Kettle Falls 7: Carter Schutz ran for 125 and two touchdowns as the Grizzlies (5-4, 2-4) beat the visiting Bulldogs (1-8, 0-6). Newport’s defense held Kettle Falls to 130 yards of total offense. Jeron Konkright contributed on both sides of the ball with an interception and seven receptions for 131 yards, including a 7-yard touchdown. Austin Anderson ran for the Bulldogs’ touchdown.
Timberlake 70, Kellogg 19: The Tigers (6-3, 3-0) built a 27-point first-quarter lead and rolled to a win over the Wildcats (1-8, 0-3) at Spirit Lake. Timberlake was led by Bryce Johnson, who threw for 120 yards and two touchdowns. Randy Duclose added 87 rushing yards, including a 72-yard touchdown.
Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 41, Liberty 8: Connor O’Neill rushed for three first-quarter touchdowns as the Broncos (7-0, 5-0) dumped the host Lancers (2-7, 2-4). Bridger Smith added two more scores, one on a 24-yard run and another on a 24-yard interception return.
Reardan 37, Colfax 20: The Indians (6-2, 5-1) piled up 415 rushing yards and beat the host Bulldogs (4-3, 4-1). Jeff Bergeron ran for an 11-yard touchdown and Dustyn Rettkowski added rushing scores of 5 and 20 yards for the Indians. Colfax was led by Mark Webber, who threw for all three of the Bulldogs scores.
Davenport 80, Northwest Christian 33: Tommy Wilkie ran for 274 yards on 27 carries and scored four touchdowns to lead the Gorillas (4-5, 3-3) to a win over the visiting Crusaders (1-6, 1-5). Cruz Plasencia added 137 yards and three touchdowns on 11 carries for Davenport.
Northeast 1B North
Republic 64, Northport 18: Trevor Remein ran for two long touchdowns and returned a kickoff 90 yards for another score to guide the Tigers (7-2, 6-0) past the host Mustangs (0-9, 0-7) and finish as league champions. Twin brothers Angelo and Alex Rivera each added a pair of touchdowns for Republic. Ben Short rushed for 205 yards and three touchdowns for Northport.
Selkirk 54, Columbia-Inchelium 32: The Rangers (6-3, 4-2) scored 28 unanswered points in the second half en route to a victory over the visiting Timberwolves (5-4, 3-3). Selkirk’s Dominic Cain threw for 166 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for four more scores.
Northeast 1B South
Odessa-Harrington 58, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 20: Titans coach Bruce Todd earned his 100th career win in Odessa-Harrington’s rout of the visiting Warriors (3-6, 3-4). The Titans’ Sam Shafer led the way with 261 yards rushing and four touchdowns. He also completed 5 of 7 passes for 123 yards and two more scores. Carsen Weber added two rushing touchdowns and a touchdown reception for Odessa-Harrington (5-4, 5-1). Dallas Isaak scored all three touchdowns for the Warriors.
Garfield-Palouse 50, Sunnyside Christian 22: Kevin Knauff piled up 252 rushing yards and two touchdowns in a big second quarter as the Vikings (3-5, 3-3) blew open a close game and routed host Sunnyside Christian (5-3, 3-2). Tyler Thurman added three touchdowns – one rushing, one receiving and another on an interception return.
Colton 84, St. John-Endicott 40: Jake Straughan threw for 248 yards and four touchdowns to guide the Wildcats (7-2, 5-1) past the visiting Eagles (1-6, 1-5). He also rushed for two scores. Dalton Patchen caught three of Straughan’s touchdown passes, finishing with 166 yards on five receptions. Colton clinched a Southeast 1B playoff berth with the win.
Wilbur-Creston 70, Curlew 12: Trystan Rosman completed 10 of 15 passes for 279 yards and five touchdowns to five different receivers to lead the Wildcats (8-1) past the Cougars (3-6) in Wilbur. Colton Magers scored on a 38-yard TD pass and again on a 28-yard interception return. Joey Rosman had three catches for 92 yards and a score, Mason Copeland had two receptions for 81 yards and a touchdown, and Alex Putman had a 31-yard touchdown catch and ran twice for 71 yards and another score. Kolton Fanning and Chance Wheaton rushed for Curlew’s touchdowns.
Priest River 42, Springdale 0: Jimmy Koch ran for three touchdowns and threw for another to guide the Spartans (5-3) past the host Chargers (0-8). Priest River’s Jeremy MacDonald hauled in two touchdown passes. Jacob Perkins had the remaining rushing score for the Spartans.