4A GSHL Football: Union 52, Battle Ground 8

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An explosive first quarter from Union quarterback Lincoln Victor and company set the stage for 52-8 blowout win over Battle Ground.

Victor had three touchdown passes and a receiving touchdown in the first quarter alone, which ended with Union ahead 35-0. But he wasn’t the Titans’ only hot hand.

Victor caught a 28-yard touchdown pass from Dustin Nettles of a trick play to open the scoring. Braedon Ensley returned a punt 61 yards to give the Titans a 14-0 lead.

Tiernan Stanley then caught touchdowns of 30 and 20 yards before Nettles hauled in a 9-yard touchdown pass late in the first quarter.

Victor would tack on a 62-yard strike to Darien Chase in the second quarter. He finished 10 for 13 passing for 194 yards and four touchdowns before taking a seat in the second half.

Battle Ground running back Brock Robinson had 138 rushing yards, 72 of which came on one run late in the fourth quarter.

UNION 52, BATTLE GROUND 8

Union 35 10 0 7 — 52

Battle Ground 0 0 0 8 — 8

First Quarter

U – Lincoln Victor 28 pass from Dustin Nettles (Nettles run)

U – Braedon Ensley 61 punt return (Christian Alcorn kick)

U – Tiernan Stanley 30 pass from Victor (Alex Koga kick)

U – Stanley 20 pass from Victor (Alcorn kick)

U – Nettles 9 pass from Victor (kick failed)

Second Quarter

U – Darian Chase 62 pass from Victor (Alcorn kick)

U – Koga 33 field goal

Third Quarter

Fourth Quarter

U – Joshua Joo 3 run (Alcorn kick)

BG – Brock Robinson 72 run (Robinson run)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — Union: Isaiah Jones 7-50, Joshua Joo 5-32, Elijah Jones 5-31, Victor 4-31, Riley Miller 1-4, Braedon Ensley: 1-1, Alex Gonzales: 1-(-2). Battle Ground: Brock Robinson: 19-138, Trent Thompson: 9-43, Workman: 5-13, Daniel Thompson: 5-6.

PASSING — Union: Lincoln Victor 10-13-0-194, Dustin Nettles: 1-1-0-28, Carter Sutton: 1-2-0-5, Thomas Dalgord: 0-1-0-0. Battle Ground: Seth Workman: 1-9-0-10.

RECEIVING — Union: Tiernan Stanley 3-67, Darien Chase 1-62, Victor 1-28, Nettles 3-20, Elijah Jones 1-15, Ensley 1-10, Alex Barrett: 1-5. Battle Ground: Sam Kee: 1-10.