Othello claimed the No. 2 seed to the Class 2A state playoffs, winning both ends of a Kansas tiebreaker against West Valley and Prosser to decide the CWAC’s final two berths to state.
The Mustangs went on to earn the No. 3 seed, beating the Rams in the elimination matchup.
Othello topped West Valley 10-7 when Miguel Gonzalez kicked a 39-yard field goal after the Huskies’ defense prevented West Valley from scoring to open the second round. Othello then beat Prosser 14-13 when the Mustangs went for two following Mason Schutt’s 25-yard touchdown pass to Cardell Jones and came up short.
Prosser then defeated West Valley in the wraparound game 14-13. Rams running back Mark Bradley scored on a 5-yard run to open the second round, but the Mustangs blocked the extra point attempt to open the door for opportunity.
Schutt then hit Jones for another touchdown pass of 12 yards, and Trino Flores converted the extra point for the win.
WV — Garrett Wells 3 pass from Justin Van De Brake (Brady Bendall kick)
Oth — Tanner Wagner 2 run (Miguel Gonzalez kick)
Oth — FG Gonzalez 39
Pro — Isaiah Sanders 2 run (Trino Flores kick)
Oth — Pnut Pruneda 25 pass from Wagner (Gonzalez kick)
Oth — Josiah Peterson 7 pass from Adrian Garza (Gonzalez kick)
Pro — Cardell Jones 25 pass from Mason Schutt (run failed)
*Othello earns No. 2 state berth and advances to first-round game at East Valley-Spokane
Pro — Cardell Jones 9 pass from Mason Schutt (Trino Flores kick)
WV — Mark Bradley 8 run (Brady Bendall kick)
WV — Mark Bradley 5 run (kick blocked)
Pro — Cardell Jones 12 pass from Mason Schutt (Trino Flores kick)
*Prosser earns No. 3 state berth and advances to a first-round game at Sedro-Woolley.