Cameron Simpson scored two-fourth quarter touchdowns to lead the Richland Bombers to a 20-14 nonleague win Friday over Post Falls, Idaho at Fran Rish Stadium.
Trailing 14-7 in the fourth, Simpson scored on a 1-yard run, and the PAT from Josh Garza tied the game at 14.
With 5 minutes left in the game, Simpson broke free for a 40-yard score to give the Bombers a 20-14 lead.
“Simpson is one of our main guys and we count on him to do good things,” Richland coach Mike Neidhold said. “We were three-and-out most of the third and fourth quarters, but late in the game he put together two big scores.”
Josh Phillips scored on a 50-yard run to open the scoring for the Bombers in the first quarter, only to see Post Falls score once in the second and once in third to take the lead.
“The defense made some critical stops when they had to,” Neidhold said. “It was a real rough, physical football game. It was rugged out there. It was a very clean game by a very good program up there. They played hard and were well coached. It was a fun game to play in.”
Chiawana 22, Lake City 16: Joey Zamora and TJ Avery hooked up on a 2-yard touchdown pass with 13 seconds left as the Riverhawks came back from a nine-point deficit with two fourth-quarter TDs in a nonleague contest at Edgar Brown Stadium.
Zamora found Dre Dorton on a 37-yard scoring play with 4:22 left to pull Chiawana within two points.
Zamora threw for three touchdowns — he hit Avery for a 21-yard score in the first quarter — while going 14-for-24 for 204 yards. Avery caught five passes for 86 yards, Dorton four for 62 as Zamora spread the wealth to seven different receivers.
Clifton Lozano ran for 147 yards on 29 carries for the Riverhawks, who held the Timberwolves from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, to just 222 total yards.
Lake City 7 2 7 0 — 16
Chiawana 7 0 0 15 — 22
C—TJ Avery 21 pass from Joey Zamora (Isaac Mitz kick)
LC—Bruce Shipley 1 run (Andrew Hocking kick)
LC—Safety, blocked punt
LC—Gavan Rosteck 1 run (Hocking kick)
C—Dre Dorton 37 pass from Zamora (Mitz kick)
C—Avery 2 pass from Zamora (Dorton pass from Zamora)
RUSHING—LC, Shipley 10-1, Gavan Rostick 10-51, Blaine Johnson 14-95, Jerry Louie-McGee 4-47, Hunter Damschen 2-(minus 2). C, Clifton Lozano 29-147, Zamora 3-(minus 12).
PASSING—LC, Shipley 4-6-0—30. C, Zamora 14-24-1—204.
RECEIVING—LC, Tucker Louie-McGee 2-19, J. Louie-McGee 1-13, Johnson 1-(minus 2). C, Avery 5-86, Dorton 4-62, Christian Penny 1-20, Jordan Aviles 1-10, Terro Bell 1-14, Lozano 1-13, Grady Graff 1-(minus 1).
FIRST DOWNS—LC 9, C 14. FUMBLES-LOST—LC 2-1, 0-0. PENALTIES-YARDS—LC 5-51, C 7-71.
HERMISTON 51, THE DALLES WAHTONKA 6: Alex Ortiz and Trenten Anteau each scored two touchdowns to help the Bulldogs open Oregon 5A Columbia River Conference play with a home victory over TDW.