In their first meeting on the football field since 1951, the Prosser Mustangs and Zillah Leopards did not disappoint their fans.
Will Weinmann threw for 223 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Mustangs to a 29-21 come-from-behind victory Monday at Art Fiker Stadium.
Levi Vermulm hauled in a 33-yard touchdown pass and caught the 2-point conversion from Weinmann to give Prosser an 8-0 lead in the first quarter.
Zillah scored twice in the second to take a 15-8 lead at the half.
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Weinman threw touchdown passes to Haden Hicks (10 yards) and Jordan Garcia (25 yards) in the third quarter to retake the lead for good, 21-15.
A 10-yard scoring run by Kord Tuttle with 4:57 remaining helped seal the win for the Mustangs.
Defensively, the Mustangs forced three turnovers. Prosser leads the all-time series 7-1.
Prosser (2-0) plays at Othello on Friday, while Zillah (1-1) opens SCAC West play against Highland.
P—Levi Vermulm 33 pass from Will Weinmann (Vermulm pass from Weinmann)
Z—Safety, downed ball in end zone on punt
Z—Cody Vance 4 pass from Drew Van Kemseke
Z—Brian Calhoun 4 run (pass failed)
P—Haden Hicks 10 pass from Weinmann (Mo Yanez kick)
P—Jordan Garcia 25 pass from Weinmann (kick failed)
P—Kord Tuttle 10 run (Garcia pass from Weinmann)
Z—Vance 20 pass from Van Kemseke (PAT failed)