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.
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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.