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

By Tim Martinez, Columbian Assistant Sports Editor



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 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)


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.