Williams carries Cascade Christian to win over Lakeview

CENTRAL POINT — Cascade Christian junior Brandon Williams supplied 427 total yards and scored five touchdowns to lead the Challengers to a 49-28 triumph over visiting Lakeview Saturday night at Dutch Meyer Field.

Williams' effort allowed Cascade Christian to clinch the Southern Cascade Hybrid championship after it improved to 3-0 in SCH play and 7-2 overall. Lakeview dropped to 6-2 overall and 1-1 in league.

The 5-foot-9, 150-pound running back had touchdown runs of 1, 67 and 2 yards and finished with 204 yards on the ground on 22 carries. Williams also hauled in a 60-yard TD pass from Daniel Scottow and finished with 80 yards on two receptions. For good measure, Williams returned a kickoff 77 yards for a third-quarter TD and had an interception on defense, piling up 143 total return yards.

In all, Cascade Christian managed 363 yards of offense and came up with four interceptions to slow Lakeridge's passing game. Honkers quarterback Cody Clemens completed 15 of 27 passes for 229 yards. Dominick Combs pulled in two interceptions, Andrew Sha had one and Williams notched the final pick in the end zone to thwart Lakeview's final drive.

Pressure by defensive ends Dillon Huntley and Dane Scott forced the errant throws, with Scott notching one sack and three tackles and lineman Daniel Bohn adding five tackles and one sack. All told, the Challenger defensive line had four sacks.

Lakeview 6 8 6 8 — 28

Cascade Christian 14 14 7 14 — 49

CC — B. Williams 1 run (B. Williams kick)

L — Mainini 88 kickoff return (pass failed)

CC — Scottow 2 run (B. Williams kick)

L — O'Leary 51 pass from Clemens (Clemens run)

CC — B. Williams 67 run (Parker kick)

CC — B. WIlliams 60 pass from Scottow (Parker kick)

L — Clemens 1 run (pass failed)

CC — B. Williams 77 kickoff return (R. Williams kick)

L — Frank 57 interception return (Roseberry pass from Clemens)

CC — B. Williams 2 run (Parker kick)

CC — Scottow 9 run (Parker kick)

WALDPORT 34, ST. MARY'S 30 — Waldport used a goal-line stand in the final minutes to stay within striking distance then scored on a 98-yard touchdown strike from T.J. Fisher to Caleb Bullock on the next play to stun St. Mary's in a battle of independents at Spiegelberg Stadium.

The Crusaders (4-5) had won three games in a row and four of their previous five to move within one victory of finishing the season above .500, but fell short in their season finale when Fisher delivered the game-winning TD pass with 2:27 to go in the fourth quarter.

Junior Glenn Alvarez rushed for 155 yards and three touchdowns to lead St. Mary's, while sophomore Anthony Bonsi added 141 yards rushing on 37 carries.

For Waldport (4-5), Dillon Goforth rushed for 124 yards, including a 62-yard touchdown scamper, and Fisher was 4-for-9 for 136 yards passing.

Waldport 0 21 0 13 — 34

St. Mary's 6 10 7 7 — 30

SM — Alvarez 17 run (kick failed)

W — Fisher 1 run (Underwood kick)

W — Goforth 62 run (run failed)

SM — Alvarez 48 run (Whispell kick)

W — Goforth 27 run (Goforth run)

SM — FG Whispell 32

SM — Roberts 3 run (Whispell kick)

SM — Alvarez 2 run (Whispell kick)

W — Underwood 12 pass from Fisher (kick failed)

W — Bullock 98 pass from Fisher (Underwood kick)

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