James Bell passed and rushed for a combined 329 yards and four touchdowns to help McDaniel of Portland beat Fort Vancouver in the season opener 56-12.
McDaniel, formerly Madison High, also got help from Antoni Majewski-Nazari who rushed for 210 yards and two touchdowns.
McDaniel’s defense got in on the action too, recovering five fumbles, providing good field position to their high-powered offense.
Fort Vancouver didn’t go down without a fight. Evan Mendez lead the way for the Trappers with 109 receiving yards, including a 75-yard touchdown pass from Kaeleb Cvitkovich.
Mendez also made an impact on the defensive side of the ball with an interception return for a touchdown to get the Trappers on the board.
MCDANIEL 56, FORT VANCOUVER 12
McDaniel 22 16 8 10–56
Fort Vancouver 0 12 0 0–12
MHS- Bell 1 run (conversion good)
MHS- Waterman 22 pass from Bell (conversion good)
MHS- Kern 32 pass from Bell (conversion no good)
FV- Evan Mendez interception return (conversion no good)
MHS- Majewski-Nazari 6 run (conversion good)
FV- Mendez 75 pass from Cvitkovich (conversion no good)
MHS – Waterman 39 pass from Bell (conversion good)
MHS- Majewski-Nazari 8 run (conversion good)
MHS- RB #23 4 run (conversion good)
RUSHING- Fort Vancouver: Peake 16-35, Nelson 4-10, Vilendre 1-8, Mendez 1-1, Elvestrom
1-0, Cvitkovich 2-4. McDaniel: Majewski-Nazari 17-210, Bell 10-142, Crawford 1-3.
PASSING- Fort Vancouver: Cvitkovich 6-17-1-116. McDaniel: Bell 13-21-2-187
RECEIVING- Fort Vancouver: Mendez 5-109, Vilendre 1-7. McDaniel: Salvador 1-7, Kern 1-32, Waterman 3-66, Farmer 4-70, Majewski-Nazari 2-10