Friday’s high school football roundup

STATESMAN STAFFSeptember 21, 2013 

EAGLE 34, MERIDIAN 7

Eagle took control of the game early by jumping out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter and cruised to a win at Meridian. Kam Lane put the Mustangs on the board with a 28-yard punt return and followed that score with a 29-yard TD reception from J.T. Williams. Bryson Stout scored Meridian’s lone TD and finished with 187 rushing yards. Meridian’s offense moved the ball, but Eagle’s defense denied the Warriors multiple times in the red zone.

CENTENNIAL 39, VALLIVUE 34

Centennial erupted in the second quarter with 20 points, then hung on to earn its first win of the season.

SKYVIEW 49, MOUNTAIN HOME 7

Jaxon Pryor gained 156 yards on 19 carries with three touchdowns as Skyview blew out Mountain Home. Joe Miller caught six passes for 187 yards and three TDs for Skyview.

KUNA 14, MIDDLETON 0

Jacob Kellogg ran for two short TDs to lift Kuna and earn a tough win on the road. Spencer Trautman paced Kuna with 82 rushing yards and also completed two passes for 60 yards. Grady Payne led Middleton with 44 receiving yards.

FRUITLAND 45, BAKER (ORE.) 8

Fruitland dominated from the opening kickoff and defended its home field by scoring the first 45 points. Kennon Smith and Ryan Rule each scored two rushing TDs for the Grizzlies. Rule finished with 119 yards on the ground, and teammate Chase Fiddler added 100 yards. Harvey Ware had two interceptions to help keep Baker out of the end zone until the final score of the game.

WILDER 40, CASCADE 30

AJ Castellanos scored six touchdowns and piled up 221 yards on the ground to carry Wilder. Caulen Michael also rushed for more than 200 yards for Wilder, which totaled 515 rushing yards as a team.

MELBA 55, GLENNS FERRY 19

Melba racked up 483 total yards, including 443 on the ground, in a rout of Glenns Ferry. The Mustangs led 35-6 at halftime and cruised to their second victory of the season.

SALMON RIVER 54, COLTON (WASH.) 8

Leighton Vander Esch rushed for 224 yards and passed for 235 more in a game that ended midway through the third quarter because of the mercy rule. Five different players scored for Salmon River, as Jimmy Shepherd added 100 receiving yards and a TD.

POWDER VALLEY (ORE.) 56, NOTUS 36

Despite 252 rushing yards and three total touchdowns from senior Devin Krasowski, Notus lost in a nonconference matchup at home.

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