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Nov. 29, 2021

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Non-league football: Camas 28, Tumwater 26

The Columbian

The No. 1-ranked team in Class 2A gave 4A power Camas a run for its money before the Papermakers held on for the 28-26 non-league win on Friday at Tumwater.

Mark Thorkelson scored on pass plays of 60 and 86 yards from Taylor Ioane, Luke Jamison scored on a 1-yard run, and Nathan Criddle returned a fumble 83 yards for a score.

It was looking very good for the Papermakers as led 28-7 to start the fourth quarter.

And that’s when the Thunderbirds stormed back and nearly tied the game with 30 seconds to play.

A 14-play, 69-yard drive ending in Carlos Matheney’s 1-yard TD run made the score 28-20 after a failed two-point conversion try.

Then Tumwater capped its final drive with a touchdown pass, however, Camas intercepted the two-point try and sealed the win.


Camas 14 14 0 0—28

Tumwater 7 0 0 19—26

First quarter

T — Carlos Matheney 1 run (kick good)

C — Mark Thorkelson 60 pass from Taylor Ioane (Ethan Ouchi kick)

C — Luke Jamison 1 run (Ouchi kick)

Second quarter

C — Thorkelson 86 pass from Ioane (Ouchi kick)

C — Nathan Criddle 83 fumble return (Ouchi kick)

Fourth quarter

T — Seth Weller 30 pass from Alex Overbay (kick good)

T — Matheney 1 run (PAT failed)

T — Cade Otton 25 pass from Overbay (pass failed)

Individual statistics

RUSHING — Camas: Luke Jamison 3-14, Jon Schultz 8-6, Sam Speer 2-(-1), Taylor Ioane 3-(-4), team 2-(-7).

PASSING — Camas: Taylor Ioane 6-12-0-160.

RECEIVING — Mark Thorkelson 2-146, Andrew Caroussos 2-4, Brock Thornburg 1-5, Nathan Criddle 1-5.