Connell drove the length of the field and scored with three minutes left in Monday’s game to hand visiting Ellensburg a 10-6 nonleague loss.
A long pass play from Austin Smith to Silas Chase helped set up Tristan Garland’s winning 8-yard touchdown run.
The Eagles overcame two interceptions and one fumble to improve to 2-0 on the season.
Connell will host Kiona-Benton in SCAC East play Friday, while Ellensburg (0-2) is at Selah.
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C—FG Luis Ramos 31
E—8 run (kick failed)
C—Tristan Garland 8 run (Ramos kick)