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Jonathan Landry leads Evergreen to 42-9 win over Kentlake

Senior has two long punt returns, one for touchdown

By , Columbian Assistant Sports Editor

Jonathan Landry had two big punt returns, including one for a touchdown, as Evergreen beat Kentlake 42-9 to move to 3-0 for the first time since 2004.

The Plainsmen dominated on the opening drive, going 80 yards on eight plays, the last one was a 12-yard touchdown pass from Jayden Crace to LaDaimien McCord that put Evergreen up 7-0.

Evergreen then was sluggish on offense, but got a spark when Landry returned a punt 47 yards for a touchdown and a 14-0 lead with 1:27 left in the second quarter.

Landry had a 48-yard punt return early in the third quarter to set up Crace’s 4-yard touchdown pass to Arthur Ban, putting Evergreen up 21-3.

Crace finished with 146 yards passing and three touchdowns.

Evergreen’s defense was outstanding, holding Kentlake to 33 yards of rushing.

Anthony Lamberth caught four passes for 140 yards and a touchdown for Evergreen. Josiah Alanis had two second-half interceptions.


Kentlake 0 3 6 0—9

Evergreen 7 7 21 7—42

First quarter

E — LaDaimien McCord 12 pass from Jayden Crace (kick good)

Second quarter

E — Jonathan Landry 47 punt return (kick good)

K — Noah Soepardi 21 FG

Third quarter

E — Arthur Ban 4 pass from Crace (kick good)

E — Tai Fa’Alevoa 1 run (kick good)

E — Anthony Lamberth 35 pass from Crace (kick good)

K — Taye Binta 5 run (kick failed)

Fourth quarter

E — Shaudez Grant 9 run (kick good)


RUSHING — Kentlake: Taye Binta 22-30, Jacob McConaghy 3-3. Evergreen: Mark Williams 11-77, Crace 5-16, Shaudez Grant 7-35, Khalil Osborn 2-6, Tai Fa’Alevao 6-18, team 1-(-2).

PASSING — Kentlake: Jacob McConaghy 12-23-2-140. Evergreen: Jayden Crace 6-12-0-146, Khalil Osbin 2-7-0-50.

RECEIVING — Kentlake: Omar Williams 3-51, Diaviante Dunmore 2-26, Roman Rough 2-24, Abdiel Ocon Salcido 3-35, Xavier Yearby 2-4. Evergreen: Anthony Lamberth 4-140, LaDaimien McCord 2-18, Jonathan Landry 1-34, Arthur Ban 1-4.