Jayson Graham caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Holden Bea after Harrison DeShazer blocked a pivotal conversion kick, lifting Washougal to a 33-32 overtime win against River Ridge on Thursday night in Lacey.
Bea also threw a 9-yard touchdown pass in the final minute of the fourth quarter to force overtime for Washougal in a back-and-forth affair.
Liam Atkin returned a punt return 90 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter to tie the game 18-18.
River Ridge reclaimed the lead 26-18 on Jonathan Mapu’s 43-yard touchdown run with 5:55 left.
After turning the ball over on downs, Washougal was able to get the ball back on its own 26 with 1:29 to play.
Bea hit Graham for a 40-yard gain down to the 9 before completing a touchdown pass to Edwards with 40 seconds left. Bea ran in the two-point conversion, tying the game at 26-26.
In the first possession of overtime, Ronaldo Gonzalez-Salazar’s 1-yard touchdown run put River Ridge up 32-26, but DeShazer burst threw to block the PAT kick.
On third-and-5, Bea hits Graham for the game-tying touchdown, then Koby Johnson made the conversion kick for the win.
WASHOUGAL 33, RIVER RIDGE 32, OT
Washougal 3 7 8 8 7—33
River Ridge 6 12 0 8 6—32
RR — Jonathon Mapu 1 run (kick failed)
W — Koby Johnson 19 FG
RR — Ronaldo Gonzalez-Salazar 25 run (run failed)
W — Sam Evers 41 pass from Holden Bea (Johnson kick)
RR — Mapu 8 run (pass failed)
W — Liam Atkin 90 punt return (Bea run)
RR — Mapu 43 run (Mapu run)
W — Owen Edwards 9 pass from Bea (Bea run)
RR — Gonzalez-Salazar 1 run (kick blocked)
W — Jayson Graham 20 pass from Bea (Johnson kick)
RUSHING — Washougal: Bea 9-18, Atkin 4-11.
PASSING — Washougal: Bea 17-31-1-278.
RECEIVING — Washougal: Graham 3-98, Evers 6-72, William Cooper 5-69, Edwards 2-35, Atkin 1-4.