Camas too much for Eastmont in 41-0 decision

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In a decidedly collegiate atmosphere at Doc Harris Stadium Saturday, Camas rode the excitement from a huge crowd to a 41-0 win over Eastmont. It was the first round of the State 4A playoffs. NCWLIFE Channel Sports Director Eric Granstrom was there and has the story…

After the pomp and circumstance, Camas quarterback Blake Ascuitto tossed a 48-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jackson Clemmer to put the Papermakers up 7-nothing.

After a three and out by Eastmont, Camas had the ball at the Wildcat 30-yard line when Caleb Thomas came up with a fumble.

Eastmont’s offense could not convert, however and Camas scored quickly on a 5-play, 62-yard drive capped by a 1-yard touchdown run by Jacques Badolato-Birdsell. That gave the Papermakers a 13-0 lead.

This got a little worse from there as Austin Ruffins fumbled the ball, giving Camas a short field in which to work as Gabe Guo found the end zone to put the home team up 20-nothing.

The wheels continued to wobble when Hunter Ruhl dropped back to punt and Camas got through and blocked it at the Eastmont 14-yard line.
Badolato-Birdsells made quick work of it, scoring on the next play to make it 27-nothing.

Keys breathes life with big kickoff return

Corbin Keys gave Eastmont a little life with a great kickoff return out past midfield. But the Wildcats couldn’t capitalize on the field position.

Next, Camas went on an 8-play, 61-yard drive capped by a 13-yard touchdown pass from Ascuitto to Clemmer. That put the Papermakers up 34-0 at half.

The only highlight for Eastmont in the second half was late in the third quarter. The defense got pressure on Ascuitto, chasing him out of the pocket with his throw being intercepted by Oscar Calvillo.

The Papermakers would score once more in the fourth quarter and go on for the 41-nothing victory. Coach Michael Don was thankful his seniors who leave the program in good hands.

Adrian Vivanco came off the bench and led Eastmont with 93-yards rushing. Carson Everhart was 5-of-15 for 39-yards and an interception. Camas outgained Eastmont 389-yards to 203. The Papermakers will next face Puyallup in the quarterfinals.

Scoring and Statistics

Eastmont – 0 0 0 0 – 0
Camas – 6 28 0 7 – 41
Scoring
C-Jackson Clemmer 48-yard TD reception from Blake Scuitto (PAT no good)
C-Jacques Badolato-Birdsell 1-yard TD run (PAT good)
C-Gabe Guo 1-yard TD run (PAT good)
C-Badolato-Birdsell 14-yard TD run (PAT good)
C-Clemmer 13-yard TD reception from Scuitto (PAT good)
C-Badolato-Birdsell 15-yard TD run (PAT good)
Eastmont – Rush – Adrian Vivanco 9-93, Austin Ruffins 8-41, Austin Popoff 9-11, Corbin Keys 3-24, Carson Everhart 3-17 – Pass – Everhart 5-15-39-1-0 – Receiving – Dylan Esparza 1-17, Ruffins 1-10, Wesley McIlwaine 1-7, Vivanco 1-34, Popoff 1-2.
Camas – Rush – Badolato-Birdsell 17-94-3, Randy Yaacoub 9-37, Guo 5-54-1, Eli Sivers 1-11, Charlie Bump 1-1, Blake Sciutto 2-(-12) – Pass – Sciutto 14-21-211-1-2 – Receiving – Bump 4-23, Clemmer 2-61-2, Badolato-Birdsell 2-55, Kenny Wright 2-44, Dante Humble 2-12, Yaacoub 1-9, Jordan Geigenmiller 1-13.

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Eric Granstrom
Eric comes to NCWLIFE Channel after a 26-year career in radio, having most-recently served as the Producer of the Seahawks Radio Network; Weekend Sports Anchor on KOMO AM1000 in Seattle; and Program Director of KKRV 104.7FM/KWIQ 100.3FM/KKRT 900AM in Wenatchee and Moses Lake. Eric is an avid outdoorsman, hunting and fishing throughout the northwest, including co-hosting, filming and producing Dave Graybill’s “Fishing Magician TV.” Eric lives in East Wenatchee with his wife, Marion and has one daughter, Gracie (21) and two stepsons Trent (26) and Taylor (21).