Non-league football: La Center 48, Burlington-Edison 20

By Tim Martinez, Columbian Assistant Sports Editor

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Wyatt Dodson was unstoppable for the Wildcats.

Dodson rushed for 321 yards on 38 carries and scored five touchdowns as La Center (5-2) rolled to a non-league road win over Class 2A Burlington-Edison.

After the Tigers took a 7-0 lead after one quarter, La Center tied the game on Hayden Williamson’s 2-yard pass to Jackson Leslie in the second quarter.

Dodson added TD runs of 11 and 22 yards as La Center took a 21-7 lead into halftime.

Dodson had a 35-yard TD run and Evan Honore recovered a fumble in the end zone as La Center led 34-20 after three quarters.

Dodson capped the game with two more TD runs in the fourth quarter.

The Wildcats return to Trico League play next week when they host Columbia-White Salmon.

LA CENTER 48, BURLINGTON-EDISON 20

La Center 0 21 13 14—48

B-E 7 0 13 0—20

First quarter

BE — Touchdown (kick good)

Second quarter

LC — Jackson Leslie 2 pass from Hayden Williamson (Sean Fox kick)

LC — Wyatt Dodson 11 run (Fox kick)

LC — Dodson 22 run (Fox kick)

Third quarter

LC — Dodson 35 run (kick failed)

BE — Touchdown (kick failed)

LC — Honore recovered fumble in end zone (Fox kick)

BE — Touchdown (kick good)

Fourth quarter

LC — Dodson 2 run (Fox kick)

LC — Dodson 3 run (Fox kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING — La Center, Wyatt Dodson 38-321, Collin Namanny 10-58, Hayden Williamson 2-9, Evan Honore 2-5, Tom Lambert 1-3.

PASSING — La Center, Williamson 7-11-0-102.

RECEIVING — La Center, Honore 5-88, Jackson Leslie 2-14.