More final scores coming in: Eisenhower 43, Pasco 18; Tri-Cities Prep 38, Riverside 0; Sunnyside 20, Cheney 7.
Pasco scores at Edgar Brown Stadium. It’s now 43-18 Eisenhower with 2:50 remaining in the game.
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Skyline scored on a 4-yard TD pass from Drew Kistner to Alex Taylor with less than a minute to play, but that was it for the Spartans. Richland wins its season opener 38-27 at Fran Rish Stadium.
Other finals: Hanford 35, Davis 6; Umatilla 21, Union (Ore.) 13; Union (Wash.) 36, Hermiston 27.
Meanwhile, Pasco trails Eisenhower 43-12 at Edgar Brown Stadium.
Final at Marquette Stadium: La Salle 43, DeSales 7.
Final at Art Fiker Stadium: Prosser 28, Kennewick 7.
Meanwhile, William Harshaw-McDonald’s interception could close things out for Richland, which leads Skyline 38-20 with 4:18 to play.
And a final up in Othello: Connell 41, Othello 16. Scott Forsyth tweets that Jaxs Whitby had 20 carries for 201 yards and three touchdowns for the Eagles.
Richland’s lead over Skyline is trimmed to 38-20 when Alex Taylor reels in an 11-yard touchdown pass. But the Spartans’ 2-point conversion attempt fails with 6:21 left at Fran Rish Stadium.
Eisenhower now has a 35-12 lead over Pasco at Edgar Brown Stadium with 1:32 to play in the third quarter.
Another game goes final: Zillah 63, Wahluke 6.
After the third quarter, La Salle was up 30-0 on DeSales.
Another final score: Chiawana 50, Moses Lake 6.
Around the horn: Eisenhower leads Pasco 28-12, Stanfield beats Enterprise 54-22, and Hermiston trails Union 36-14 in the fourth.
With its 21-14 win, defending Class 1A state champion Royal ends 2A Ellensburg’s 31-game regular-season winning streak, according to Ellensburg Daily Record sports editor Ryan Kuhn.
How about Hanford? With Mateo Valadez’s 3-yard touchdown run, the Falcons lead 35-6 at Davis with 36 seconds remaining in the third quarter.
Meanwhile, Chiawana goes up 50-6 at Moses Lake on Ryan Lowry’s 42-yard field goal. Tayden Jenkins breaks off a 65-yard run for the Riverhawks.
We got ourselves a final score: Kamiakin 44, Eastmont 0.
Richland scores again. Bombers 38, Skyline 14 with less than two minutes to go in the third.
A flurry of updates:
Connell transfer Parker McCary takes the ball in from 3 yards out, and Richland leads Skyline 31-14 at Fran Rish Stadium.
Kennewick won’t be shut out tonight. AJ Templeton runs in from the 2 with 1:25 left in the third, and Prosser’s up 28-7 at Art Fiker Stadium.
After a 50-yard pass, Eisenhower stuffs it in from the 1 and goes up 21-12 at Pasco.
Trent Simpkins’ interception return gives Chiawana a 47-6 lead at Moses Lake.
Walla Walla’s creeping back into the game in Lewiston. The Blue Devils now trail 34-20.
An Ellensburg TD pulls the Bulldogs to within 21-14 at Royal.
At Lampson Stadium, Zach Borisch connects with Isaiah Brimmer for a 28-yard TD in the third, and the Braves are rolling over Eastmont 44-0 in the third.
Chiawana’s Troy Simpkins throws a 29-yard TD pass to Hayden Carrasco, and Enoch Vargas is successful on the 2-point conversion as the Riverhawks take a 41-6 lead over Moses Lake.
Royal is up 21-7 over Ellensburg with 4:53 to go in the third quarter.
Union makes a 29-yard field goal for a 29-7 lead over Hermiston with 1:19 remaining in the third.
Tanner Bolt strikes for the fourth time tonight, this time on a 24-yarder to Kolby Swift, and Prosser takes a 28-0 lead over Kennewick with 5:57 to go in the third quarter.
Hanford’s Garrett Horner connects with Thomas Kitchens for a TD, and the Falcons are cookin’ with their 28-6 lead over the Davis Pirates. There’s 10:16 to go in the third quarter.
Out in Lewiston, the Bengals have a 20-6 halftime lead over the Blue Devils of Walla Walla.
Paxton Stevens’ pass splits double coverage for a 36-yard touchdown to Alex Chapman, and Richland takes a 21-14 lead over Skyline at Fran Rish Stadium.
Garrett Paxton kicks a 30-yard field goal, and Kamiakin leads Eastmont 37-0 with 5:57 to go in the third quarter at Lampson Stadium.
On the wet/west side of Washington, Eastside Catholic leads defending Class 4A state champion Gonzaga Prep 14-7 in the third.
Other updates: At the half, Pasco is down 14-12 against Eisenhower. Hermiston is trailing Union 26-7 with 10:06 to play in the third quarter.
A 1-yard quarterback sneak puts Moses Lake on the board against Chiawana, but the PAT is blocked. Riverhawks lead 33-6.
Meanwhile, the third quarter ends in Royal City with Royal leading Ellensburg 14-7.
Zach Borisch hits Champ Grayson for a 10-yard TD pass, and Kamiakin is leading Eastmont 34-0 early in the third quarter at Lampson Stadium.
Prosser, care to counter?
Todd Milles of The (Tacoma) News Tribune says on Twitter: “Prosser might be defending, and this is Sid Otton’s last year at Tumwater - but Archbishop Murphy is the team to beat in 2A.”
Meanwhile, Pasco scores again, but the Bulldogs can’t get in on the 2-point attempt. They trail Eisenhower 14-12 with 32 seconds left in the second quarter.
In Royal City, Ellensburg gets on the board, but Royal still leads 14-7 with 2:40 to play in the third.
This is not a typo, y’all: At the half, Archbishop Murphy leads Issaquah 73-0(!).
Isaac Pastrana scores for Davis, and the Pirates go into halftime trailing visiting Hanford 21-6.
Richland’s Paxton Stevens throws a 76-yard touchdown pass to Alex Chapman, and the Bombers and Skyline are tied at 14 going into halftime at Fran Rish Stadium.
Prosser has a 21-0 lead over Kennewick at halftime at Art Fiker Stadium.
Eisenhower’s 2-point conversion is good, and the Cadets lead Pasco 14-6 with 2:15 to go in the second quarter at Edgar Brown Stadium.
Zillah will have the running clock on its side in the second half against Wahluke after taking a 48-6 lead into the locker room.
Zach Borisch connects with Darreon Moore on a 9-yard touchdown, and Kamiakin takes a 27-0 lead over Eastmont with 2:23 to go in the first half at Lampson Stadium.
Meanwhile, the Tanner Bolt-Logan Hamlin connection is successful once again for Prosser. The 26-yard TD put the Mustangs up 21-0 over Kennewick with 3:45 before halftime at Art Fiker Stadium.
Chiawana’s 33-0 lead stands at halftime in Moses Lake.
Up in Othello, Connell has a 28-9 halftime lead over the Huskies.
Drew Kistner’s 82-yard touchdown strike to CJ Moore gives Skyline a 14-7 lead over Richland with 3:47 to go in the first half at Fran Rish Stadium.
Meanwhile, the Andrew Vargas show continues up in Moses Lake. The Chiawana RB scores his third TD of the game on a 13-yard run, and the Riverhawks are cruising 33-0.
Wondering about Zillah-Wahluke? The Leopards are rolling 41-6.
Kamiakin leads Eastmont 20-0 in the second quarter after Zach Borisch hits Isaiah Brimmer on a 16-yard touchdown pass.
Hermiston trails 13-7 against Union.
They’ve reached the end of the first half in Royal City. Royal still leads Ellensburg 14-0.
Pasco’s lead is short-lived. Eisenhower scores on a 45-yard touchdown pass, but the Cadets’ PAT is no good, and the teams are tied at 6 with 9:20 remaining in the first half.
Dimitri Fonti forces a fumble, and Gavin Cooper falls on it in the end zone, giving Hanford a 21-0 advantage over Davis.
Meanwhile, be glad if you’re not in Spokane. Lightning has pushed back the start of the Peninsula-Mt. Spokane game at Joe Albi Stadium to 8:50 p.m.
Andrew Vargas strikes again. The Chiawana running back rumbles 75 yards for a score and a 26-0 lead over Moses Lake.
Meanwhile, Richland’s William Harshaw-McDonald blocks a 28-yard field-goal attempt, keeping things tied at 7 between the Bombers and Skyline.
Defending Class 2A state champ Prosser takes a 7-0 lead against Kennewick on Tanner Bolt’s 25-yard touchdown pass to Chase Courtney. ...
And wait, make that 14-0 after Bolt’s 31-yard TD throw to Logan Hamlin. There’s 11:03 to play in the first half.
Meanwhile, Pasco gets on the board against Eisenhower with Deondre Hendrix’s 11-yard TD run. It’s 6-0 Bulldogs at Edgar Brown Stadium with 10:23 remaining in the second quarter.
Hanford ends the first quarter with a 14-0 lead over Davis.
The Richland Bombers have tied things up against the Skyline Spartans at Fran Rish Stadium. Josh Mendoza caught a 31-yard touchdown pass from Paxton Stevens to make it 7-7.
Just before the end of the first quarter, Troy Simpkins found Hanford transfer Josiah Richardson on a 20-yard touchdown pass, giving Chiawana a 13-0 lead against Moses Lake.
Hermiston leads Union (Wash.) 7-6 after one quarter.
Meanwhile, host Royal took a 14-0 lead against Ellensburg with 9:49 to go in the first half.
Welcome to the 2016 prep football season.
We can cross one game off the list tonight. There won’t be any football between Odessa-Harrington and St. John-Endicott because of a problem with the lights.
But Chiawana might provide some electricity tonight. Andrew Vargas, the leading rusher in the Mid-Columbia Conference last year and a returning all-state running back, scored on a 40-yard touchdown run to put the Riverhawks up 7-0 in Moses Lake.
Other updates: Isaiah Shim scampered in from 9 yards out to give Skyline a 7-0 lead over Richland with 8:41 to go in the first quarter at Fran Rish Stadium, according to the Herald’s Dustin Brennan. Meanwhile, Kamiakin leads Eastmont 14-0, and Walla Walla trails Lewiston 6-0. Hanford leads Davis 14-0 after Garrett Horner’s two touchdown passes to Brady White. Defending Class 1A state champion Royal is up 7-0 against Ellensburg after one quarter.