4A GSHL football: Camas 77, Evergreen 28

By Paul Danzer, Columbian Soccer, hockey and Community Sports Reporter



John Norcross and Nathan Beasley scored three touchdowns apiece, and the Papermakers produced nine touchdowns before halftime.

Norcross opened the scoring with a 10-yard reception less than two minutes into the game. He intercepted two passes late in the second quarter, one to set up his 7-yard touchdown run and the next a 70-yard return for a score.

Beasley scored on runs of nine and 10 yards and took a short pass 35 yards for a score.

Evergreen turned over the ball five times and had a punt blocked for a Camas touchdown in the first half.

Camas needed 1:14 and seven plays to drive 65 yards to its first touchdown. Just over a minute later it was 14-0 as Nick Gabdaw blocked a punt and Macon Sumpter picked it up and ran 10 yards to the end zone.

The teams combined to throw 53 passes in a first half that ended with the Papermakers leading 63-7. Camas quarterback Reilly Hennessey was 12 of 27 for 227 yards and three touchdowns. He was intercepted twice.

Evergreen sophomore quarterback Kobey Eaton was 12 for 26 for 165 yards. He hooked up with Anthony Thomas for a 38-yard touchdown following a Camas fumble in the second quarter.

Camas outgained Evergreen 376-180 in the first half.

In the second half, Evergreen got touchdown runs of 80 yards from Justice Murphy, 56 yards from Te’Kwon Wallace and 53 yards from Mitch Carnahan.


Evergreen 0 7 7 14–28

Camas 28 35 7 7–77

First quarter

Cam — John Norcross 10 pass from Reilly Hennessey (Roldan Alcobendas kick)

Cam — Macon Sumpter 10 yard blocked punt return (Alcobendas kick)

Cam — Nathan Beasley 9 run (Alcobendas kick)

Cam — Zach Eagle 1 pass from Hennessey (Alcobendas kick)

Second quarter

Eve — Anthony Thomas 38 pass from Kobey Eaton (Conner Finnegan kick)

Cam — Beasley 35 pass from Hennessey (Alcobendas kick)

Cam — Vicente Huber 73 run (Alcobendas kick)

Cam — Beasley 10 run (Alcobendas kick)

Cam — Norcross 7 run (Alcobendas kick)

Cam — Norcross 70 interception return (Alcobendas kick)

Third quarter

Eve — Justice Murphy 80 run (Finnegan kick)

Cam — Cole Zarcone 25 run (Alcobendas kick)

Fourth quarter

Cam — Isiah Ephraim 7 run (Tyce Funk kick)

Eve — Te’Kwon Wallace 56 run (Finnegan kick)

Eve — Mitch Carnahan 53 run (Finnegan kick)

Individual leaders

RUSHING — Evergreen — Justin Straup 6-17, Wallace 4-60, Jamaree Jones 1-2, Justice Murphy 2-80, Anthony Thomas 2-(minus 3), Eaton 6-(minus 1), Mitch Carnahan 3-61, Ray Donalde 2-3. Camas — Beasley 7-41, Huber 4-86, Norcross 1-7, Hennessey 5-15; Bryan Kelly 11-66, Cole Zarcone 5-67, Isiah Ephraim 5-19, Ethan Young 9-14, Nick Gadbaw 1-1, Jake Peebles 2-(minus 9).

PASSING — Evergreen — Eaton 12-26-3-165, Rey Green 0-2-0-0. Camas — Hennessey 12-27-2-227, Jake Peebles 1-1-0-6.

RECEIVING — Evergreen — Thomas 3-54, Rey Green 3-32, Brody Bagnall 2-21, Javier Hernandez 1-40, Straup 1-10, Murphy 2-8. Camas — Eagle 5-82, Dylan White 2-28, Beasley 1-35, Connor Maloney 1-9, Jack Beall 1-26, Norcross 1-10, Huber 1-27, Dustin Krecklow 1-6.

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