As of Wednesday, October 19, 2016
RIGGINS — With a two-game lead in the standings after their 42-14 win over Council last Friday night, Oct. 14, and with one game left on their schedule, Salmon River has secured the Long Pin Conference title.
Canyon Harper scored two late touchdowns, long after Tucker Boyd ran for the Savages’ first score and followed up with a couple of scoring passes to Clayton Shepherd.
Boyd’s second touchdown run came early in the fourth quarter and ended Council’s pursuit of the league title.
Up next, Salmon River (7-1, 3-0 Long Pin Conference) has a bye this week and will host Cascade on Oct. 28.
Prairie 62, Wallace 26
COTTONWOOD — Prairie stayed a game ahead of both Lapwai and Troy with a lopsided win over Wallace last Saturday afternoon, Oct. 15, by a 62-26 final score. Lucas Wemhoff ran for five touchdowns.
The Pirates led by 20 after the first quarter and scored six more touchdowns — two apiece during the second, third and fourth quarters — with Hunter Chaffee, Jacob Stubbers, and Brandon Anderson all getting into the end zone.
Chaffee’s interception return touchdown mitigated a late touchdown Wallace scored on a fumble return.
Up next, Prairie (6-1, 5-0 Whitepine League) is set to visit winless Potlatch on Friday night, Oct. 14.
Troy 40, Kamiah 14
TROY — Kamiah notched late touchdowns by Tyrel Henry and Liam Carson, but Troy stayed within striking distance of league-leading Prairie with a 40-14 win over the Kubs last Friday night, Oct. 14.
Up next, Kamiah (1-6, 0-5 WPL) will host Genesee at 7 p.m.. Friday night, Oct. 21.
CV 78, Potlatch 44
POTLATCH — Clearwater Valley gained ground on both Genesee and Wallace this week, with a 30-0 third quarter painting the Rams into the middle of the Whitepine League playoff picture. The Rams went on to beat winless Potlatch by 34, 78-44, last Friday night, Oct. 14.
Zack Krieger opened the scoring, but the game stayed close until Trey Pefferkorn rattled off three consecutive touchdowns out of five he scored on the night. Lane Schilling scored two, Mitch Morrow scored two and Ty Dominguez scored one.
Up next, CV (4-3, 2-3 WPL) will host Troy at 7 p.m. Friday night, Oct. 21.