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2A GSHL football: Ridgefield 42, Hockinson 7

By Tim Martinez, Columbian Assistant Sports Editor
Published: September 16, 2023, 12:39am

HOCKINSON – The Ridgefield Spudders dominated on both sides of the ball Friday night in a 42-7 win over the Hockinson Hawks in 2A Greater St. Helens League action at Hockinson High School.

The offense did its part, exploding for 28 points in the second quarter. Junior running back Cly Stephens scored two touchdowns in the quarter and senior Rocco Wright found the end zone once in that quarter and tallied another one in the third quarter.For the game, Wright, Stephens and senior quarterback Brayden Malella combined for 161 yards on the ground.

Malella also contributed on defense, putting Ridgefield (2-1 overall, 1-0 2A GSHL) on the board with an 85-yard fumble return for a touchdown in the first quarter. The Spudder defense forced four fumbles and held Hockinson to just one yard rushing for the entire game.

Hockinson (0-3, 0-1) did get on the scoreboard in the fourth quarter. Junior quarterback Aiden Donowitz found senior wide receiver Carter Cameron over the middle, and Cameron sprinted around the right side for a 20-yard touchdown. Cameron led all receivers with seven catches for 99 yards.

Ridgefield plays host to Hudson’s Bay next Friday while Hockinson plays host to R.A. Long in a Thursday night game.


R – 7 28 7 0 – 42

H – 0 0 0 7 – 7

First quarter

R – Brayden Malella 85 fumble return (Brandon Rogers kick)

Second quarter

R – Cly Stephens 1 run (Rogers kick)

R – Rocco Wright 5 run (Rogers kick)

R – Wyatt Hemmelman 15 pass from Brayden Malella (Rogers kick)

R – Stephens 15 run (Rogers kick)

Third quarter

R – Wright 5 run (Rogers kick)

Fourth quarter

H – Carter Cameron 20 pass from Aiden Donowitz (Trevor Holmes kick)


RUSHING – Ridgefield: Cly Stephens 12-55, Rocco Wright 6-53, Brayden Malella 5-53, Logan DeBeaumont 2-5, Jarvis Jones-Morales 1-3, Luke Everett 2-0. Hockinson: Reece Holmes 1-11, Xavier Maitland 1-10, Jake McKee 1-0, Shey Yarbrough 2-(minus 3), Nelsen Thompson 3 – (minus 3), Andon Stenersen 7-(minus 5), Team 1-(minus 15).

PASSING – Ridgefield: Brayden Malella 8-13-77, Logan DeBeaumont 5-9-65. Hockinson: Andon Stenersen 8-14-86, Aiden Donowitz 6-13-83.

RECEIVING – Ridgefield: Cash Hill 6-63, Noah Stromberg 3-28, Wyatt Hemmelman 2-20, Landon DeBeaumont 2-15, Brian McLemore III 1-16. Hockinson: Carter Cameron 7-99, Zachary Chung 3-35, Brody Bonife 2-17, Drake Novak 1-10, Xavier Maitland 1-6.