2A/1A Football: Centralia Earns First Win Over Fort Vancouver
By The Chronicle
VANCOUVER — The Trappers could do little to slow Tanner DeMonbrun here Friday, as the Centralia quarterback threw for four touchdowns and ran in another score as the Tigers earned their first win of the season, 48-14, in non-league action.
DeMonbrun ran for 85 yards and was 12 of 19 passing for 291 yards.
Blaine Wass caught three passes for 88 yards and a touchdown, Derek Beairsto added two catches for 65 yards and a score and Benito Valencia caught two passes for 42 yards and a touchdown.
“It’s nice to get a W and build these kids’ confidence,” Centralia coach Jeremy Thibault said. “The second half was a completely different team.”
DeMonbrun threw a 24-yard pass to Tyler Milton for the only score of the first quarter, then tossed two scoring passes in the second quarter to give the Tigers a 21-14 lead at the break.
The Tigers then blanked Fort Vancouver 28-0 in the final two quarters, kicked off by DeMonbrun’s 21-yard touchdown run.
Colbey Sobolesky-Reynolds and Eddie Matias added late rushing touchdowns.
“We kind of tightened up the ship and kids played really hard. The fourth quarter was great,” Thibault said. “We almost went to that moment we’ve been having. They kind of put the brakes on it and ended up playing well at the end.”
Centralia (1-3) hosts Aberdeen on Friday to open Evergreen 2A Conference play.
W.F. West Falls to Washougal
WASHOUGAL — Washougal threw for 333 yards and outlasted W.F. West 29-14 in a non-league football game here on Friday night.
W.F. West’s Max Taylor recorded a team-high 93 yards on 12 rushes. Quarterback Josiah Johnson was 18 of 29 passing for 150 yards, a touchdown and three interceptions.
Leandre Gaines caught six passes for 58 yards and added a rushing touchdown for the Bearcats.
W.F. West managed 273 yards compared to Washougal’s 484 yards of total offense.
The Bearcats saw two drives stall in the red zone and another end in a fumble near the 5-yard line, W.F. West coach Dan Hill said.
“We were just shooting ourselves in the foot time and time again,” he added.
Gaines opened the scoring with an 11-yard rushing touchdown.
Washougal answered with a 3-yard run by Brevan Bea, then took the lead with a Dalton Payne 1-yard run for a 13-7 halftime advantage.
Payne found Jakob Davis for a 70-yard score to begin the second half.
Taylor cut into the Washougal lead with a 53-yard run but that was as close as the Bearcats came.
“We’ve just got to continue to work and clean up,” Hill said.
W.F. West (2-2) begins Evergreen 2A Conference play next Friday against Black Hills in Tumwater.
Evergreen Runs Past Rochester
VANCOUVER — Evergreen recorded 420 yards of offense to cruise past Rochester 41-12 in a non-league football game here on Friday night.
The Plainsmen recorded 290 yards on the ground, lead by Eli Vaa-Leiataua with 161 yards on 19 carries and three touchdowns.
Rochester quarterback Daniel May recorded 87 yards on nine carries and Grayson Johnson had 51 yards on seven carries.
May was 6 of 15 throwing for 124 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. Patrick Riley was the Warriors’ leading receiver with five catches for 95 yards and two scores.
Evergreen blanked Rochester in the first half while scoring 28 points including two touchdowns by Vaa-Leiataua.
The second half started with Vaa-Leiataua’s third score of the game. Rochester got on the board early in the fourth quarter with a 34-yard touchdown pass from May to Riley. After another Evergreen score, Rochester ended the scoring with an 18-yard pass from May to Riley.
Rochester (1-3) begins EvCo play next Friday at home against Tumwater.
Seton Catholic Blanks Tenino
TENINO — The Beavers struggled on offense here on Friday night, falling to Seton Catholic 21-0 in a non-league football game.
The Cougars scored in the first quarter on a 30-yard pass for a 7-0 lead. Tyvauntae Deloney ran into the end zone from a yard out for a 14-0 Cougar lead at halftime.
No points were scored in the third quarter and Seton Catholic put the game away with another 1-yard run by Deloney.
Tenino (0-4) opens Evergreen 1A League play next Friday, traveling to Hoquiam to face the Grizzlies.
TIGERS 48, TRAPPERS 14
Centralia 7 14 6 21 — 48
Ft. Vancouver 0 14 0 0 — 14
CEN — Tanner DeMonbrun 24-yard pass to Tyler Milton; kick good
CEN — Tanner DeMonbrun 17-yard pass to Benito Valencia; kick good
CEN — Tanner DeMonbrun 41-yard pass to Derek Beairsto; kick good
CEN — Tanner DeMonbrun 21-yard run; kick failed
CEN — Tanner DeMonbrun 58-yard pass to Blaine Wass; kick good
CEN — Colbey Sobolesky-Reynolds 4-yard run; kick good
CEN — Eddie Matias 9-yard run; kick good
Team Stats CEN FV
First Downs 24 7
Rushing Yards 253 69
Passing Yards 291 71
Total Yards 544 140
Comp-Att-Int 12-19-2 5-16-3
Fumbles/Lost 1/0 1/0
Penalties/Yards 10/97 7/45
Rushing: CEN — Tanner DeMonbrun 9/85, Shilo GrayGundo 14/88; FV — Omarion Vital 15/38
Passing: CEN — Tanner DeMonbrun 12-19/291; FV — Tony Bearden 5-16/71
Receiving: CEN — Blaine Wass 3/88, Derek Beairsto 2/65, Benito Valencia 2/42; FV — Anthony Wilhite 3/47
PLAINSMEN 41, WARRIORS 12
Rochester 0 0 0 12 —12
Evergreen 6 22 7 6 —41
EVE – Eli Vaa-Leiataua 41-yard run (kick failed)
EVE – Zyell Griffin 10-yard pass from Rayn Preston (Vaa-Leiataua run)
EVE – Vaa-Leiataua 2-yard run (Eli Del-Angel kick)
EVE – Trent Hemann 10-yard run (Del-Angel kick)
EVE – Vaa-Leiataua 11-yard run (Eli Del-Angel kick)
ROC – Patrick Riley 34-yard pass from Daniel May (run failed)
EVE – Tae Marks 25-yard pass from Preston (run failed)
ROC – Riley 18-yard pass from May (run failed)
Team Stats ROC EVE
First Downs 12 16
Rushing Yards 184 290
Passing Yards 124 130
Total Yards 308 420
Comp-Att-Int 6-15-1 8-11-0
Fumbles/Lost 5/1 1/1
Penalties/Yards 1/5 12/91
Rushing: ROC — Daniel May 9/87, Tristen Johnson 6/16, Enrique Sanchez-Hope 14/41, Grayson Johnson 7/51; EVE — Eli Vaa-Leiataua 19/161, Cam Smith 6/39, Zyell Griffin 4/64
Passing: ROC — Daniel May 6-15/124; EVE — Rayn Preston 11-13/156.
Receiving: ROC — Patrick Riley 5/95, Cody Weddle 1/29; EVE — Eli Vaa-Leiataua 2/23, Zyell Griffin 4/59
PANTHERS 29 BEARCATS 14
W.F. West 7 0 7 0 — 14
Washougal 0 13 10 6 — 29
WFW— Leandre Gaines 11-yard run: Bryce Laufenberg kick
WAS — Brevan Bea 3-yard run; kick fail
WAS — Dalton Payne 1-yard run; Peter Boylan kick
WAS — Payne 70-yard pass to Jakob Davis; Boylan kick
WFW – Max Taylor 53-yard run: Laufenberg kick
WAS – Boylan 23-yard field goal
WAS – Payne 24-yard pass to Aiden Kestner; kick fail
Team Stats WFW WAS
First Downs 17 23
Rushing Yards 123 151
Passing Yards 150 333
Total Yards 273 484
Comp-Att-Int 18-30-3 17-35-0
Fumbles/Lost 1/1 0/0
Penalties/Yards 3/35 8/105
Rushing: WFW — Max Taylor 12/93; WAS — Brevan Bea 19/71
Passing: WFW — Josiah Johnson 18-29/150; WAS — Dalton Payne 17-35/333
Receiving: WFW — Leandre Gaines 6/58, Kaelin Hazen 5/59,; WAS — Jakob Davis 3/96