Prep football: Union 42, Kelso 0

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Union 42, Kelso 0

Four touchdowns by Treve Ensley — including one of Union’s two punt returns for a score — and a stingy third quarter allowed the Titans to pull away.

Ensley, who finished with 172 yards on nine carries, opened the scoring with a 55-yard run late in the first quarter. Moments later, Trent Cowan returned a punt 45 yards for a score. Ensley added two TD runs in the third quarter, and by the time he scored on a 36-yard punt return in the fourth, Union could look ahead to next week’s game against Mountain View.

“We played a real good second half,” Union coach Cale Piland said. “A lot of three-and-outs in the second half, especially the third quarter. We played a good quarter of football in the third quarter tonight.”

Next up: Union vs. Mountain View; Kelso at Fort Vancouver

Union 7 7 21 7—42

Kelso 0 0 0 0—00

First quarter

U — Treve Ensley 55 run (Trent Cowan kick)

Second quarter

U — Cowan 45 punt return (Cowan kick)

Third quarter

U — Ensley 30 run (Cowan kick)

U — John Reynolds 10 run (Cowan kick)

U — Ensley 22 run (Cowan kick)

Fourth quarter

U — Ensley 36 punt return (Mitch Wheelon kick)

Leaders

Rushing — Union — Treve Ensley 9-172, John Reynolds 12-69, Core Buendicho 2-19, Ryan Stanford 1-4, Kaven Humphrey-Butler 4-2; Kelso — not reported.

Passing — Union — Kaven Humphrey-Butler 7-12-99-1; Kelso — not reported.

Receiving — Union — Tanner Nelson 5-51, Treve Ensley 2-48; Kelso — not reported.