South Puget Sound League North football scores for Tahoma, Kent schools
By KRIS HILL
Covington Reporter Assisitant Editor
September 4, 2012 · Updated 5:49 PM
TAHOMA TROUNCES K-M
With four minutes and 13 seconds left in the first quarter, Kent-Meridian had a 7-6 lead over Tahoma after junior quarterback Quincy Carter ran the ball 83 yards for a touchdown.
Then Tahoma quarterback Shane Nelson threw a 36-yard rainbow touchdown pass to Harold Thordarson to go up 14-7 thanks to a 2-point conversion, and the Bears didn’t look back thumping the Royals 52-21 Aug. 30 at French Field.
Damon Funk scored a pair of touchdowns in the second quarter for Tahoma while Bears wide receiver Kevin Clark added a third score in the period when he hauled in a Nelson pass which bounced out of the hands of a K-M defender then took it down the sideline 45 yards for the score.
Kent-Meridian hosts Kentlake Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. at French Field while Tahoma welcomes Bethel to Maxwell Stadium.
KENTLAKE THROTTLES JEFFERSON
The Falcons struck 17 seconds into the game against the Raiders when senior quarterback Steffin Church threw a 29-yard touchdown strike to Caleb Mathena.
By the end of the first quarter Kentlake had a 21-6 lead en route to a 41-13 blowout.
Church found a new target late in the second quarter when he hit Jordan Laurencio for a 31-yard touchdown to put Kentlake up 28-6 with 4:04 left in the first half.
Mathena, meanwhile, scored three touchdowns in the first half for the Falcons.
KENTWOOD WAYLAYS AUBURN
Kentwood delivered a 31-7 defeat to Aubnr in the league opener for both teamsAug. 31 at Auburn Memorial Stadium.
The Conquerors shot out to a quick lead in the first quarter, finding the end zone three times in the period to put the score at 21-0.
By the half, Kentwood was up 28-0.
On Kentwood’s first play from scrimmage in the game, Conks senior quarterback Dane Manio connected with senior Terrance Grady for a 39-yard touchdown.
Kentwood added touchdowns on a 8-yard Dom Lindstrom run and a 1-yard quarterback keeper by Manio in the quarter.
In the second quarter, senior Jackson Huerta caught a 23-yard pass from Kyle Kirkham.
The Conks scored once more, on a Mitchell Cox field goal in the fourth quarter.
Manio finished with 8 of 12 passing for 92 yards and two interceptions. He also had 14 carries for 67 yards.
Kentwood hosts Jefferson at 7 p.m. Thursday at French Field.
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