4A GSHL Football: Union 52, Battle Ground 8




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 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)


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.