Redmond rides ground attack to 54-22 victory over Crook Co.

staff report / The Bulletin /

PRINEVILLE — Behind 481 yards on the ground and two 100-yard rushers, Redmond cruised by Crook County 54-22 in a nonleague football matchup Friday night.

“It’s about as good as you’re going to get,” Redmond coach Nathan Stanley said of his team’s balance of offensive weapons. “So far, we’ve been blessed to do what we want when we want, and these kids have done a great job in allowing us to do that.”

Trevor Hindman and Cam Peters each ran for more than 150 yards for the Panthers, with Hindman’s 179 yards leading the way.

Redmond’s Andrew Leeland passed for 127 yards and three touchdowns, as the Panthers picked up their sixth straight win to remain undefeated.

“They are explosive, they’re tough and they’re gritty,” Stanley said of his players. “If it takes a fight in a phone booth to win a game, they’ll do it.”

Joe Saenz led Crook County with 103 yards through the air and 49 yards rushing, while Brandon Zemp ran for two touchdowns.

Redmond (6-0) returns to Class 5A Intermountain Conference action next Friday night at home against Bend High. Crook County (4-2) heads to Redmond the same night to face Ridgeview.

In other Friday action:


Mountain View 55

Pendleton 14

PENDLETON — The Cougars racked up 596 yards of total offense en route to a nonconference win over the Buckaroos. Kyler Ayers ran for 289 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries, while Toby Webb completed 8 of 13 passes for 171 yards and four touchdowns. Webb’s target of choice was John Carroll, who hauled in four passes for 105 yards and two scores. Mountain View (3-3 overall) opens up Class 5A Intermountain Conference play next Friday at Summit.

Madras 33

Molalla 6

MOLALLA — Devin Ceciliani caught three touchdown passes from quarterback Steele Haugen and ran for a fourth score to lead Madras to the Class 4A Tri-Valley Conference road win. After Joe Hisatake started the scoring for the White Buffaloes with a 3-yard TD run in the first quarter, Haugen connected with Ceciliani for touchdowns of 35, 20 and 19 yards as Madras extended its lead to 26-0 in the fourth period. Ceciliani, a senior slot receiver, added a 9-yard TD run in the final quarter to seal the win for the White Buffaloes (3-3 overall, 2-0 TVC), whose defense had a shutout until the Indians scored a last-second touchdown. Madras entertains La Salle of Milwaukie on Thursday night.

Ridgeview 20

The Dalles Wahtonka 0

REDMOND — Boomer Fleming scored twice for the Ravens and Reece Rollins added a touchdown for Ridgeview, which improved to 4-2 overall after shutting out the visiting Eagle Indians. The Ravens led 14-0 at halftime against head coach Andy Codding’s former team. “Our defense played great,” said Codding, who admitted it was a bit strange facing his former squad. “It was kind of a mirror-image game. Their offense is very similar to ours. ... Our defense has been seeing that offense for the last couple of weeks and did a good job defending it.” Linebacker Ty Hovey and defensive end Phelan Lund led the Ridgeview defense, according to Codding. The Ravens host Crook County next week in their lone Class 4A Special District 1 game of the season.

Sisters 52

Junction City 42

SISTERS — Ethan Luloff rushed for 355 yards and five touchdowns as the Outlaws defeated the Tigers in a Class 4A Sky-Em League game. The Outlaws trailed 36-32 entering the fourth quarter, but a 58-yard TD rush by Luloff briefly put them on top. Junction City reclaimed the lead, but the Outlaws answered with an 80-yard drive capped by a 3-yard TD run by Luloff. The drive was highlighted by a 43-yard pass from Tristen Lewis to Cole Moore that placed the Outlaws in the red zone. Sisters added to the lead on the following kickoff when Moore forced a fumble and Scott Nelson recovered the ball and rumbled 22 yards to the end zone. Nathan Kaping caught two TD passes, of 5 and 3 yards. Sisters (3-3 overall, 1-1 Sky-Em) plays at Elmira on Thursday.

Cottage Grove 69

La Pine 14

LA PINE — Touchdown runs of 13 yards by Justin Wilson in the second quarter and 2 yards by Devin Johnson on the last play of the game were the highlights for La Pine on an otherwise long night for the host Hawks. Cottage Grove led 33-0 after the first quarter of the Class 4A Sky-Em League contest, which started with the Lions’ Brad Bonds returning the opening kickoff 72 yards for a touchdown. La Pine (2-4 overall, 0-2 Sky-Em) plays Thursday night at Sweet Home.

Regis 64

Culver 0

CULVER — The Bulldogs ran into trouble early on, allowing 56 first-half points en route to a Class 2A Tri-River Conference defeat. Culver (0-4 overall, 0-1 TRC) welcomes Central Linn on Thursday.

Triad 72

Gilchrist 32

GILCHRIST — The Grizzlies’ defense displayed more physicality than in recent weeks, according to Gilchrist coach Steve Hall, but Triad’s offense proved too much to contain as the visiting Timberwolves rolled to a Class 1A Special District 2 win. Gilchrist (1-4 SD2) travels to Silver Lake next Friday to take on North Lake.


Trinity Lutheran 25-25-25

Paisley 22-21-19

The Saints of Bend won their third consecutive Class 1A Mountain Valley League match behind Katie Murphy’s 10 kills and Megan Clift’s nine digs. Abbey Carpenter added four blocks for Trinity Lutheran, which improved to 6-2 in MVL play. The Saints are at Paisley today.

Gilchrist 25-25-27-25

Triad 15-13-29-19

GILCHRIST — Denise Gordon delivered seven of Gilchrist’s 23 service aces as the Grizzlies claimed the Class 1A Mountain Valley League victory. Courtney James and Sierra Shuey added five aces apiece for Gilchrist (4-5 MVL), which hosts a five-team round-robin tournament today.

South Wasco County 25-25-25

Central Christian 12-17-15

MAUPIN — The Tigers dropped their second straight match after stringing together four consecutive wins, this one being a Class 1A Big Sky League contest against the Redsides. Central Christian (4-1 BSL) competes in the Gilchrist Tournament today.

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