Mid-Columbia prep football Week 2 blog

By the Tri-City HeraldSeptember 7, 2012 

10:44 p.m. -- Richland used a balanced attack to win at Walla Walla 26-20. Zach Whitby competed 15 of 29 attempts for 186 yards and two TDs. Josh Phillips had 28 carries for 179 yards and two TDs. Walla Walla's Johan Hoe rushed 24 times for 131 yards and two TDs.

10:28 p.m. -- No TCH jinx for River View QB Ruvim Tyutyunnik tonight. He tossed for 221 yards and five TDs as the Panthers won at LaSalle 49-20.

10:24 p.m. -- Interesting stats from Liberty Christian's thrashing of ACH. Reace Howard had 11 rushes for 178 yards, a pair of TDs and four 2-point conversions. The Patriots didn't try to kick a PAT.

10:17 p.m. -- Tough result for Pasco, which falls at Eastmont 22-6. Luis Murillo carried it 24 times for 204 yards and a TD, but the East Wenatchee team tallied 10 points straight off turnovers.

10:07 p.m. -- Tri-Cities Prep 31, Irrigon of Oregon 14 (F). Thank you WineBoss.

10:04: p.m. -- Craig Craker with the quote of the night from Chiawana boss Steve Graff -- "Maybe we can beat a 4A team, since we can't beat a 3A team."

10:01 p.m. -- Kennewick senior RB Devven Ramos had the game of his life tonight with 28 carries, 169 yards and two touchdowns.

9:55 p.m. -- Tri-Cities Prep leads 31-7 end of 3Q. Final should be coming soon, though.

9:44 p.m. -- What a barn burner, but it's a final. McMinnville 59, Hermiston 44. Thanks again, Billy Gates. Best of luck with your new endeavor.

9:37 p.m. -- Liberty Christian 46, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 0. That particularly interesting considering ACH destroyed Touchet and Pomeroy last year on the road to Tacoma.

9:36 p.m. -- Wow. Southridge just grabbed the lead back from Sunnyside, 25-21, with 3:41 left.

9:23 p.m. -- Finals are rolling in. Eastmont 22, Pasco 0. Richland holds on to win at Walla Walla 26-20. Kennewick 23, Chiawana 7.

9:08 p.m. -- Our first palindromic score of the evening -- Prosser 62, Grandview 26. The running clock was kind to the Greyhounds.

9:07 p.m. -- Game of the night is at Borleske Stadium in WW. Richalnd jumps back on top 26-20 with 6:31 to play in 4Q. Zach Whitby hits Gibson McGeorge with a 6-yard TD pass on a 4th-and-goal. PAT not good.

9:05 p.m. -- Here's a 1H report from Will Hoppes' dad: Tri-Cities Prep leads Irrigon 24-7.

9:04 p.m. -- I pity ‏@Craig_Craker after the game when he approaches Chiawana coach Steve Graff for a comment. It is Kennewick 23, Chiawana 0, with 5:17 left.

9:02 p.m. -- Sunnyside 14, Southridge 10 in the fourth.

9:01 p.m. -- Kamiakin controlling Hanford 28-7. Braves now trying to eat up clock with run.

8:59 p.m. -- Richland ties Walla Walla at 20 as Josh Phillips scores on a 10-yard run early in the 4Q.

8:57 p.m. -- Ah, the running clock is rolling at Art Fiker Stadium. Prosser leads Grandview 56-12.

8:52 p.m. -- Royal's stream trickled back up. The Knights lead Quincy 32-0 early in the 4Q. (Oops, I jinked it.)

8:50 p.m. -- Kennewick's Devven Ramos is putting on a show. He has rushed for 171 yards and two touchdowns. Kennewick leads Chiawana 23-0 with 11:11 left.

8:45 p.m. -- According to @JoeOertel, Walla Walla jumps ahead of Richland 20-13, capitalizing on a muffed kickoff with a Dakota Turner 30-yard TD toss to Dean Atkinson.

8:34 p.m. -- Kennewick extends its lead over Chiawana to 16-0 with 7:57 left 3Q.

8:30 p.m. -- Walla Walla's "Super Joe" Oertel multitasks with the best of them. He works the twitter @JoeOertel as he's working the mic, and reports that Richland takes a 13-7 lead at Walla Walla. Josh Phillips scored on a 50-yard run with 7:05 left in the 3Q.

8:27 p.m. -- Billy Gates of the Hermiston Herald reports that McMinnville's Billy Payne has scored 5 TDs in the first half, leading Hermiston 49-14 at the half.

8:23 p.m. -- Man, I'm getting sick of the popcorn chicken ad that's looping on royalhighsports.com...

8:21 p.m. -- Prosser took its foot off the gas a bit in the 2Q. It leads Grandview 50-6 at the half. It was 29-0 at one point in the 1Q.

8:15 p.m. -- Hanford scores just before 1H ends. Braves DBs forget to cover Mike Montgomery on pass to right flat. He goes 40 yards for TD. Kamiakin 21, Hanford 7.

8:07 p.m. -- Kennewick 10, Chiawana 0 at the half. Ethan Langlois ends the half with a 31-yard FG.

8:06 p.m. -- Richland leads Walla Walla 7-0 at the half.

8:05 p.m. -- Here's another candidate for Star of the Night honrs. Royal QB Alex Myrick, playing safety, goes pick 6 as the clock runs out in the first half. His 80+ INT for a TD sends Royal into the dressing room with 32-0 lead over visiting Quincy.

8:03 p.m. -- Think we've got an early candidate for Star of the Night. K Perrins has 6 catches for 148 yards and 3 TDs as Kamiakin leads Hanford 21-0.

7:55 p.m. -- Alex Myrick scores on a QB keeper late in the 2Q. Royal leads Quincy 26-0.

7:48 p.m. -- Kennewick leads Chiawana 7-0 with 44 seconds to play in the 1Q.

7:47 p.m -- It's Robertson to Perrins again, this time from 26 yards. Kamiakin leads Hanford 14-0 with 8:54 to go in the 2Q.

7:46 p.m. -- The Royal broadcast team just confirmed it is struggling with its feed.

7:44 p.m. -- Sounds as if Royal leads Quincy 19-0 late in the first half. The stream keeps cutting out on me.

7:36 p.m. -- Oh, my. Prosser is looking "kind of grandish," as Yankees broadcaster John Sterling would say. The Mustangs are running past Grandview 29-0 before the end of the 1Q.

7:34 p.m. -- Kylie Robertson to K Perrins for a 36-yard TD pass to give Kamiakin a 7-0 lead over Hanford, early 2Q.

7:33 p.m. -- Richland leads Walla Walla 7-0 after 1Q.

7:32 p.m. -- Chiawana 0, Kennewick 0 end 1Q

7:30 p.m. -- Having trouble with the radio stream of the Royal vs. Quincy game on royalhighsports.com

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