3A GSHL football: Mountain View 50, Hudson’s Bay 0

By Paul Valencia, Columbian High School Sports Reporter



Austin Mace rushed for 196 yards and three touchdowns in the first half, leading the Thunder to an easy win over the Eagles.

The victory gives the Thunder three in a row in league play, setting themselves up for a two-week drive for the Class 3A Greater St. Helens League title.

Mace scored on runs of 65, 25 and 10 yards in the second quarter. He added a 10-yard touchdown run in the third quarter, finishing the game with 223 yards on 13 carries.

Mountain View ended up with 409 yards rushing. Carl Falls rushed for 69 yards and two touchdowns.

The Thunder defense also got into the scoring. Bennett Muasau and a host of tacklers got a Bay ball carrier in the end zone for a safety.

Mountain View (5-2, 3-0 GSHL) will travel to Kelso next week then host Columbia River in Week 9. The Thunder are trying to win their first league title since 2001 when they were a 4A program.

The struggles for Hudson’s Bay (0-7, 0-3) continued. The Eagles, who have scored three touchdowns all season, were shut out for the fourth time.

The Mountain View defense held the Eagles to 35 yards of offense.


Hudson’s Bay 0 0 0 0– 0

Mountain View 6 21 23 0–50

First quarter

MV — Carl Falls 5 run (pass failed)

Second quarter

MV — Austin Mace 65 run (Jordan Montenegro kick)

MV — Mace 25 run (Montenegro kick)

MV — Mace 34 run (Montenegro kick)

Third quarter

MV — Mace 10 run (Montenegro kick)

MV — Falls 10 run (Montenegro kick)

MV — Safety, Bennett Muasau tackles Bay ball carrier in end zone

MV — Nicholas Wright 40 run (Montenegro kick)

Individual statistics

RUSHING — Hudson’s Bay: Caleb Grahnert 5-12, Devon Casey 13-9, Joseph Bomers 8-9, Jacob Buslach 1-5, Erickson Bossey 2-3, Randy Macalino 1-(-3), T.J. Brumfield 3-(-12). Mountain View: Mace 13-233, Falls 9-69, Wright 6-50, Eddie Richardson 6-37, Corey Davis 3-19, Russel Culverwell 1-9, Avi Bharth 1-3, Nick Niedermeyer 1-0, Luke DuChesne 2-(-11).

PASSING — Hudson’s Bay: Brumfield 3-13-3-7, Anthony Sanchez 1-3-0-5. Mountain View: DuChesne 0-2-0-0.

RECEIVING — Hudson’s Bay: Brumfield 1-5, Casey 1-3, Bomers 1-2, Buslach 1-2. Mountain View: None.

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