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Kammel leads Phoenix past IV

PHOENIX — Chris Kammel ran for three touchdowns and passed for two more as Phoenix rolled to a 61-14 homecoming victory against Illinois Valley in Skyline Conference football at Jack Woodward Stadium Friday.

Kammel, a senior quarterback, engineered the Pirates to a 55-0 lead at halftime.

Phoenix rushed for 278 yards and added 133 through the air.

Running backs Matt Lapat and Jason Adams each scored two touchdowns. Lapat paced the Pirates' ground attack with 114 yards on seven carries, while Adams chipped in 63 yards on eight rushes.

Kammel, who gained 93 yards on the ground, opened the scoring with a 5-yard TD run in the first quarter. Lapat and Adams also scored in the opening period as Phoenix jumped to a 21-0 lead.

Skyler Reagan hauled in a 59-yard scoring pass from Kammel for the first of five Phoenix TDs in the second period. Lapat then broke loose for a 57-yard TD run.

"Our offensive line was awesome tonight," Phoenix first-year coach Toby Walker said. "Lapat had some huge holes to run through. He's got the burst of speed that he can get into the secondary pretty fast."

Illinois Valley was limited to 112 yards in offense and five first downs. The Cougars completed seven passes for just 3 yards.

"Defensively our up-front guys had good pressure," said Walker, "and we had tight coverage downfield. They run a lot of different offensive and defensive sets that are uncommon. Our kids picked up the checks that were necessary."

Illinois Valley 0 0 14 0 —14

Phoenix 21 34 0 6 —61

Pho — Kammel 5 run (Hernandez kick)

Pho — Lapat 5 run (Hernandez kick)

Pho — Adams 11 run (Hernandez kick)

Pho — Reagan 59 pass from Kammel (Hernandez kick)

Pho — Lapat 57 run (Hernandez kick)

Pho — Kammel 8 run (kick failed)

Pho — Adams 1 run (Hernandez kick)

Pho — Kammel 28 run (Hernandez kick)

IV — Foraker 15 run (Hess run)

IV — Crombie-Fujita 59 fumble return (kick failed)

Pho — Weber 22 pass from Lujan (kick failed)

HENLEY 22, HIDDEN VALLEY 7 — At Klamath Falls, Doug North rushed for 180 yards on 15 carries as Henley used its ground attack to take down Hidden Valley in Skyline Conference play.

Nick Bellenbaum's 35-yard touchdown run put the Mustangs (2-4, 0-2 Skyline) in control midway through the first quarter, but the Hornets answered with 171 rushing yards in the second quarter.

During the second quarter, Paul Vance plowed into the end zone and Henley took the lead on North's two-point conversion run. Later in the period, North reeled off a 67-yard TD run and converted on the two-point conversion to put the Hornets up 16-7.

Henley ran for 261 yards overall.

Kaleb Krauss led the Mustangs on the ground with 97 yards on 16 carries.

Hidden Valley 7 0 0 0 —7

Henley 0 16 6 0 —22

HV — Bellenbaum 35 run (Wardle kick)

Hen — Vance 3 run (North run)

Hen — North 67 run (North run)

Hen — McDaniel 9 run (pass failed)

Sunset League

CASCADE CHRISTIAN 56, GLIDE 9 — At Glide, Tyler Stickler had a big offensive performance and Colton Cochran excelled defensively as top-ranked Cascade Christian extended its league winning streak to seven games.

Stickler paced the Challengers (6-0, 4-0 Sunset) with 179 yards on 12 carries and two touchdowns. Brandon Grissom carried the ball three times and two went for touchdowns. Grissom picked up 61 yards on the ground and added an 87-yard kickoff return for the game's final TD.

Cascade Christian amassed 417 yards in offense, with 334 coming on the ground.

Challenger quarterback Jake Gettman completed three passes in four attempts and two went for touchdowns.

Cochran was a force at defensive end. The 6-foot-4 senior had four tackles for losses, including one sack, a fumble recovery and a blocked punt. Cochran also caught a 20-yard TD pass from Gettman in the second quarter.

Glide (4-2, 2-2 Sunset) managed just 81 yards in offense.

Cascade Christian 14 28 7 7 —56

Glide 3 0 0 6 —9

CC — Grissom 34 run (Beard kick)

Gli — FG Bonnell 32

CC — Grissom 20 run (Beard kick)

CC — Cochran 20 pass from J. Gettman (Beard kick)

CC — Stickler 9 run (Beard kick)

CC — Banks 8 run (Beard kick)

CC — Joffer 50 pass from J. Gettman (Davis kick)

CC — Stickler 8 run (Davis kick)

Gli — Philpott 74 fumble return (kick blocked)

CC — Grissom 87 kickoff return (Beard kick)

ROGUE RIVER 30, BANDON 28 — At Bandon, junior running back Christian Reyes ran for 247 yards and two touchdowns, and Jon Garcia made a key defensive play on a two-point conversion as Rogue River improved to 6-1 overall and 3-1 in the Sunset League.

Reyes carried 22 times and scored on runs of 95 and 42 yards in the first half.

The Chieftains scored twice in the third quarter, and each time Bandon answered by returning the ensuing kickoff for a touchdown.

The Tigers scored with 1:40 to play on a Conner Jackson-to-Michael Bennett 20-yard pass. But Garcia stripped Jackson of the ball as Bandon went for two.

Rogue River, winless last season, recovered the following onside kick and ran out the clock.

The Chieftains' second-half TDs were courtesy of Rogue Burman, who passed 35 yards to Brendan Schoner and added a 10-yard scoring run.

Burman was 3-for-4 for 94 yards, all of his passes going to Schoner.

Tyler Donahue added a 35-yard field goal for the Chiefs.

Rogue River 7 9 14 0 —30

Bandon 0 7 15 6 —28

Southern Cascade League

LOST RIVER 60, ST. MARY'S 0 — At Merrill, Marcos Hernandez and Ryan Grantom each ran for 100 yards for Lost River (4-3, 2-0 SCL).

Hernandez carried 13 times for 107 yards and Grantom 12 times for 100.

St. Mary's was held to 41 rushing yards.

Connor O'Boyle caught four passes for 63 yards.

St. Mary's 0 0 0 0 —0

Lost River 13 8 14 25 —60

LR — M. Hernandez 60 run (M. Hernandez kick)

LR — Stradley 10 run (kick failed)

LR — Cobain 72 pass from Stradley (Cobain run)

LR — D. Hernandez 6 run (M. Hernandez kick)

LR — R. Grantom 22 run (M. Hernandez kick)

LR — A. Graham 20 run (M. Hernandez kick)

LR — Grantom 17 run (kick failed)

LR — N/A

LR — Nowak 10 run (run failed)