Toppenish scored three unanswered touchdowns in the second quarter to blow the game open and roll past Washougal 48-22 in a non-league game Friday in Washougal.
Washougal struck first on a 43-yard touchdown pass from Holden Bea to Sam Evers. After Toppenish scored to cut the Panthers’ lead to 7-6, Washougal extended their lead to 9-6 when Toppenish recovered its own fumble in the end zone.
After Toppenish took a 14-9 lead in the second quarter, the Wildcats recovered a Washougal fumble and intercepted a pass to set up two more scores to lead 28-9 at halftime
Toppenish would add another score before Jayson Graham scored on a 7-yard pass from Bea.
Evers scored another touchdown on a 3-yard pass from Bea on the game’s final play.
Washougal (1-1) opens 2A Greater St. Helens League play at Woodland next Friday.
TOPPENISH 48, WASHOUGAL 22
Toppenish 6 22 6 14—48
Washougal 9 0 7 6—22
WHS — Sam Evers 43 pass from Holden Bea (Koby Johnson kick)
THS— Izaiah Maldonado 10 run (PAT failed)
WHS — Safety, Toppenish recovers own fumble in end zone
THS— Kiyanno Zuniga 3 run (Joshua Perez run)
THS— Shane Rivera 21 pass from Joshua Perez (PAT Failed)
THS— Shane Rivera 12 pass from Joshua Perez (Timmy Torres Run)
THS— Kiyanno Zuniga 2 run (PAT Failed)
WHS— Jayson Graham 7 pass from Holden Bea (Johnson kick)
THS— Shane Rivera 35 pass from Joshua Perez (PAT failed)
THS— Nick Cortez Jr 2 pass from Joshua Perez (Nick Cortez Jr run)
WHS — Sam Evers 3 pass from Holden Bea (No PAT end of regulation)