Beavs, Blazers Win Titles; Cougs Clinch Playoffs
(Highclimbers Stadium, Shelton) - Andrew Paquin rushed for 175 yards and three touchdowns, all in the first half, and Timberline clinched the 3A Narrows League title with a 41-0 win over Shelton. Gabe Gutierrez hooked up with Jonathan Dowell on a 19 yard touchdown pass in the second quarter and Markell Barnes scored twice in the second half.
The Blazers have now won five straight games after a 1-3 start and will face the #6 team out of the Metro League in the playoffs next week.
The Highclimbers fell to 1-8 and will play a week 10 game at Stadium on Friday night.
Tenino won their first league title since 1986 with a 37-27 win over rival Rochester. Zack Chamberlain rushed for 152 yards and three touchdowns in an instant back and forth classic. The Beavers took the title thanks to their win and Montesano’s 42-14 win over Elma, who could have won the title with a win. Instead Tenino took the #1 seed, Montesano #2, Rochester #3 and Elma #4.
For the second straight year we were robbed of a three team mini-playoff in the 2A EvCo thanks to Capital’s 38-14 win over River Ridge. The Cougars clinched the #3 seed behind #1 Tumwater and #2 WF West.
Olympia got the easy win over Yelm but missed out on the playoffs with Bellarmine’s dismantling of Gig Harbor and Central Kitsap’s 28-14 win over South Kitsap.
High school football Scores
Tenino 37, Rochester 27
Timberline 41, Shelton 0
Capital 38, River Ridge 14
Tumwater 56, Black Hills 22
Olympia 48, Yelm 10
Rainier 62, Seton Catholic 29
November 2, 2013/Article by Brandon Sparks, olysports.com
John McGlamery and Brandon Sparks of Oly Sports announce the Shelton Highclimbers on 1030 KMAS News Radio. Listen to KMAS or catch the action online at kmasnewsradio.com. Shelton's next game is Friday, Nov. 8. Kickoff at 7:00 PM with pre-game show starting at 6PM.