Rainier Defeats Blanchet 39-12
by Adam J. Wehrley
Lewis and Clark League champion Rainier defeated Blanchet Catholic 39-12 on Friday, Nov. 9, in Hillsboro taking the Columbians to the second round of the 3A football playoffs.
Rainier running back Parker Dean made 11 carries rushing for 170 yards and two touchdowns.
Clay Wimmer also had two touchdown gaining 121 yards on eight carries.
Derek King rushed for one touchdown.
“We came out and controlled the trenches, our offensive and defensive lines took over the game from the outset.” said Coach Mike King.
He noted that “Special teams were outstanding. Cody Golihugh was perfect on PATs (points after touchdown) and also made a 30 yard field goal.” adding “Jordan Brittain did a great job of returning punts.”
The Columbians face third- ranked Scio on Friday, Nov. 16, at North Salem High School at 7 p.m. for the second round of playoffs. “Scio is a big challenge for us, they are a big, aggressive team.” noted Coach King.
by Adam J. Wehrley
Bringing an end to the 2012 football season, the Clatskanie High School Tigers fell 14-58 to Scio on Friday, Nov. 9, in the first round of state 3A playoffs at North Salem High School.
“We played hard as a team. We got out-matched by really good football team. I’m proud of our kids for fighting the whole game.” said Tiger Coach Tim Warren.
Scio is ranked third in the state and faces off against Rainier in the next round of playoffs Friday, Nov. 16.
Clatskanie quarterback Nick Donaldson completed 9 of 17 passes, gaining 143 yards including one 10-yard pass for a touchdown by Chris Puckett.
Colten Puzey made a seven- yard touchdown on a kick return.
Kyle Sharek caught five passes for 81 yards to lead the team in receiving.
Defensively, Mica Karber led the team in tackles with 11.
“Tyler Sherwin had a great game on the defensive line.” said Coach Warren.
“I would like to thank some people for all their help this year and the senior players for the leadership they showed on and off the field.The time and energy that goes into any football season is immense. Clatskanie has a great football staff, these men not only teach the game of football, but help boys become young men. Thank you is not enough! Thank you!” commented Warren.
He specifically thanked; Dawn Warren, Carol Donaldson, Angie Froke, Angie McLeod and coaches Sean Gorley, Bob Donaldson, Jeff Skirvin, Ben Bauman and Brandon Heath.
Top Three Teams Dominate Bowling League
Bowling Bags women’s bowling league teams Flowers ‘N Fluff, Salisbury, and Colvin’s Pub and Grill tightened their grip on first, second and third place last week.
Flowers ‘N Fluff has led the pack eight weeks running, and the trio has held their positions for five weeks straight.
Flowers ‘N Fluff cut down Split Enz 4-0. Salisbury beat West Mart 3-1. Clatskanie Mini Mart topped Colvin’s Pub and Grill 3-1, and Johnson Logging won 3-1 against Bling Gals.
Crystal Boothe bowled the high game score of 194 and the high series of 509.
As of the 10th week of play team standings are:
|Flowers ‘N Fluff||28||12|
|Colvin’s Pub & Grill||22||18|
|Clatskanie Mini Mart||22||18|
Scores by game were:
Flowers ‘N Fluff: Carol Smith, 363; Julie Haskins, 393; Clella Johnson, 470; Gloria Crape, 429. Split Enz: Laura Jenkins, 310; Brenda Cottrell, 316; Mary Wheeler, 359; Julie Moore, 427. West Mart: Linda DeGandi, 436; Crystal Boothe, 509; Gloryann Brace 402; Markreta “Sam” Brandt, 458.Salisbury: Norma Mitchell, 419; Tammy Saltmarsh, 365; Jenny Warren, 402; vacancy, 360. Clatskanie Mini Mart: Trina Kynsi, 376; Marty Hooper, 375; Gloria Ahrens, 393; Diane Grumbois, 462.Colvin’s Pub and Grill: Melissa Greer, 360; Patty Battaglia, 318; Toni Davidson, 333; Darlene Brown, 411. Bling Gals: Vickie Kazeck, 301; Alice Lindahl, 374; Hope McGill, 439; Wilma Sartin, 389. Johnson Logging: Earla Johnson, 377; Lisa Roman, 418; Melody Jacobson, 412; vacancy, 360.