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Schmacher, Pirates rally past Genesee; Savages snag season’s second win

Prairie 40, Genesee 18

COTTONWOOD — Genesee had the Pirates off-balance during the first half and built a short-lived lead, 12-8, last Thursday night, Sept. 1.

Prairie rallied to a 40-18 win behind sophomore quarterback Spencer Schumacher, who hit four of 12 pass attempts including a touchdown throw to Hunter Chaffee. Schumacher also ran in a touchdown, five yards, during the third quarter.

The biggest plays of the game were both breakaway runs by Luke Wemhoff, who ripped a 45-yarder during the second quarter and a 59-yarder during the third.

With Genesee trailing by double-digits late in the fourth quarter, Brandon Anderson sealed the win with an interception return touchdown.

The Pirates converted all five of their two-point conversion tries, and stuffed all three of Genesee’s.

Up next, Prairie (1-0) is set to visit Salmon River at 7 p.m. MT this Friday night, Sept. 9.

S-R 56, Colton 18

COLTON, Wash. — Salmon River made short work of its second opponent, and shredded Colton 56-18 last Friday night, Sept. 2.

Leading 8-6 after the first quarter on the strength of a Canyon Harper touchdown run, the Savages rattled off 36 points during the second quarter.

Harper was in the thick of it, with four rushing touchdowns during the frame for a total of five on the night during which he ran for 281 yards.

Complementing Harper was Tucker Boyd, who threw a touchdown pass to Devan Branstetter (18 yards) and ran 50 yards for a score during the third quarter. During the fourth, Gabe Gonzalez tacked on a short touchdown run, good for the final score.

Up next, the defending 1AD2 champion, Salmon River (2-0) is slated to host 1AD1 powerhouse Prairie on Friday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. MT.

Kamiah 50, Pomeroy 28

KAMIAH — Kaleb Oatman showed strength as a dual threat quarterback, throwing touchdowns to Tyrel Henry and Will Strahan and rushing for the first score of the Kubs 50-28 win over Pomeroy last Friday night, Sept. 9.

Oatman later ran for a second touchdown, and totaled 87 rushing yards in addition to a six-for-12 night throwing the football. Kamiah totaled 457 offensive yards, 60 of which came on Henry’s score and 37 of which came on Strahan’s.

Up next, Kamiah (1-1) is slated to visit Clearwater Valley at 7 p.m. Friday night, Sept. 9.


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