Football: Liberty Christian tops Garfield-Palouse 46-8

October 5, 2013 

Liberty Christian 46, Garfield-Palouse 8: Sophomore John Lesser ran for 186 yards and three touchdowns as the Patriots steamrolled the Vikings in a Southeast 1B matchup Friday night in Palouse.

The 5-foot-10, 170-pound Lesser scored on runs of 11, 57 and 31 yards, while quarterback Taylor Lindquist threw for 215 yards and TDs of 67, 23 and 36 yards — all to Evon Branton.

The top-ranked Patriots controlled the game from the start, taking a 22-0 lead at the half and 38-0 after three quarters.

Liberty Christian 14 8 16 8 — 46

Garfield-Palouse 0 0 0 8 — 8

SCORING PLAYS

LC—John Lesser 11 run (run failed)

LC—Evon Branton 67 pass from Taylor Lindquist (Robby Heimann pass from Lindquist)

LC—Branton 23 pass from Lindquist (Lesser run)

LC—Lesser 57 run (Lesser run)

LC—Lesser 31 run (Lesser run)

LC—Branton 36 pass from Lindquist (Eric Swanson run)

GP—Cole Sanderson 5 run (Sanderson run)

STATISTICS

RUSHING—LC, Lesser 18-186, Branton 3-8, Swanson 2-3. GP, Sanderson 22-130, Hunter Woltering 18-48, Tyler Thurman 4-20, Springstead 2-10.

PASSING—LC, Lindquist 7-14-0-215. GP, Woltering 3-14-1-98.

RECEIVING—LV, Branton 6-185, Heimann 1-30. GP, Jesse Lopez 3-98.

FIRST DOWNS—LC 14, GP 14. FUMBLES-LOST—LC 0-0, GP 1-1.

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