Football roundup: Moses Lake stymied offensively in loss to Ike

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Eisenhower 24, Moses Lake 7

YAKIMA — Moses Lake was held without a first down in the second half and lost to Eisenhower 24-7.

Moses Lake’s lone score came in the first quarter when Everett Ashley found Lerenz Thomas on a wheel route for 93 yards. Other than that brief challenge, the night belonged to the Cadets.

D’Anthony Smith-Gary intercepted two passes, leading an Eisenhower defense that forced four turnovers. Malachi Spurrier caught two touchdowns and ran for another in the fourth quarter.

Thomas caught two passes for 100 yards and rushed nine times for 22 yards; Everett Ashley passed for 107 yards.

Moses Lake returns to Lions Field to host West Valley on Friday.

Othello 35, East Valley 13

YAKIMA — Steven Ochoa had four rushing touchdowns and Othello improved to 3-0 in the Central Washington Athletic Conference North after beating East Valley 35-13.

Ochoa had rushing scores of five, 32, 22, and 26 yards, totaling 165 yards on the ground. Isaac Barragan added 129 rushing yards to bludgeon the Red Devils.

Pat Azevedo ignited the Huskies with the first-quarter punt return for a touchdown.

Othello hosts Ellensburg on Friday with a chance to wrap up the North league championship.

Royal 35, Connell 0

CONNELL ­— Royal stymied Connell’s offense and won the rivalry game 35-0.

Caleb Christensen passed for 263 yards and three touchdowns, and also rushed for a score. The Knights steadily pulled away with at least one touchdown in every quarter.

The Eagles managed 106 yards on the ground, but were held to 51 passing yards. Cooper Christensen caught four passes for 91 yards and a touchdown; Aldo Farias and Tyler Allred also caught touchdown passes.

Royal hosts Kiona-Benton on Friday with first place in the South Central Athletic Conference East on the line.

River View 40, Wahluke 16

KENNEWICK — Wahluke’s skid continued after a 40-16 loss to River View.

Robert Nunez put the Panthers up early after two touchdown passes in the first quarter. The Panthers opened up a 19-0 lead before Luke Yorgesen caught a 19-yard touchdown from Wahluke quarterback Oscar Perez.

The Warriors entered halftime down 26-8 and fell behind 40-8 in the third quarter. Tony Cruz led Wahluke with 114 rushing yards.

Wahluke will look to end its losing streak Friday at home against College Place.

Warden 42, College Place 22

COLLEGE PLACE — Ryan Arredondo threw for three touchdowns and Warden beat College Place 42-22.

Michael Egia, Tyson Wall and Kaden Skone caught touchdowns; Wall totaled four receptions for 129 yards. Holden Haworth had 120 rushing yards and two touchdowns.

Warden hosts Connell on Friday in a game with serious playoff implications.

Reardan 35, Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 13

REARDAN ­— Lind-Ritzville/Sprague’s losing streak was extended to four games after a 35-13 loss at Reardan.

Spencer Gering rushed for a touchdown in the fourth quarter after the Broncos trailed by 28 points. Noah Landt led the Indians with two rushing touchdowns.

LRS travels to Liberty on Friday.

Entiat 86, Soap Lake 42

SOAP LAKE — Soap Lake could not keep up offensively with Entiat and lost 86-42.

The fourth-ranked Tigers consistently outscored the Eagles in every quarter, including a 16-point differential in the second.

Soap Lake will travel to Liberty Bell on Friday.

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 68, Waterville 16

WATERVILLE — Almira/Coulee-Hartline exploded for 46 points in the first quarter and beat Waterville 68-16.

Brayton Schafer rushed for 163 yards and three touchdowns. The Warriors led 62-0 at halftime.

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