Eastmont runs to another Bridge of Sportsmanship win over Wenatchee 28-3

Eastmont beats Wenatchee 28-3 in Bridge of Sportsmanship

The annual rivalry game between Eastmont and Wenatchee Friday night at Wildcat Stadium was close for three quarters. The Panthers led the Wildcats 3-0 late in the 3rd when Gunnar Petersen broke free on a counter play to score Eastmont’s first touchdown of the game from 66-yards out to make it 7-3. The Wildcats would control the game from there, scoring on touchdown runs of 34-yards by Austin Ruffins, 8-yards by Ivan Corona and 20-yards by Colby King to win 28-3.

Eastmont beats Wenatchee 28-3 in Bridge of Sportsmanship

Eric Granstrom and Grant Olson had the call on the NCWLIFE Channel…

Petersen wound up with 12-carries for 122-yards as Eastmont rushed for 275-yards in the game and had 302-yards of total offense. Sophomore quarterback Jake Devereaux performed well, completing 6-of-8 passes for 65-yards. Caden Zimmerman was his favorite target, collecting 4 receptions for 43-yards. Luke Gale was 8-for-11 for Eastmont for 80-yards, throwing 6-times to Brooks Trovato for 40-yards on the night. Eastmont improved to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in Big-9 play. Wenatchee dropped to 1-2 overall, 0-1 in Big Nine play.

In other Big-9 action Friday…

Big-9 Football Scoreboard

Moses Lake won big over Eisenhower 56-7. Davis topped East Valley of Yakima 21-6. And Sunnyside won a barnburner over West Valley 41-35.

On the Les Schwab Caribou Trail League Scoreboard…

CTL Football Scoreboard

Cascade’s game at Granite Falls was cancelled last-minute. Okanogan won the battle of the Bulldogs in Cashmere 49-15. And Toppenish topped Quincy 21-13.

In Central Washington B-League action…

CWB Football Scoreboard

Soap Lake beat Bridgeport 60-24. Brewster’s game at Kiona-Benton was cancelled. Manson shut out Priest River 14-0. And Liberty Bell beat Waterville-Mansfield 41-24.