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Davis, defense power Crater in opener

CENTRAL POINT — Trever Davis did a little bit of everything for the Crater football team in their season opener on Friday.

The quarterback threw for three touchdowns, ran for another score and kicked a 47-yard field goal while the Comets’ defense did the rest in their 40-0 victory over Wilsonville.

It was a satisfying victory for the Comets, who lost to the Wildcats in the Class 5A quarterfinals last season.

Gavin Acrey rushed for 126 yards and barrelled in for the Comets’ final touchdown of the night.

As a unit, the Comets’ racked up 612 yards offensively and on the defensive end, came up with eight sacks.

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C — Jaasko pass from Davis (Davis kick)

C — Davis run (Davis kick)

C — Douglas pass from Davis (Davis kick)

C — Anderson pass from Davis (Davis kick)

C — Safety

C — FG Davis 47

OREGON CITY 41, GRANTS PASS 39: At Oregon City, Grants Pass quarterback Chase Coyle completed 21 of 38 passes for 312 yards and three touchdowns but was intercepted three times as the Cavemen turned the ball over five times overall in the nonleague loss.

Oregon City tied the game with 39 seconds remaining and then tacked on a winning two-point conversion to deny the Cavemen an opening-game road victory.

Joel Valadez hauledin five passes for 118 yards and one score for GP, while Jake Henricks rushed 14 times for 85 yards and a score.

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Oregon City371516—41

OC — FG Daniel 29

GP — Valadez 25 pass from Coyle (Bonney kick)

GP — Haven 9 pass from Coyle (kick failed)

OC — Heath 10 pass from Martin (Daniel kick)

GP — Henricks 41 pass from Coyle (pass failed)

GP — Henricks 11 run (Coyle run)

OC — Canchola 46 pass from Martin (Daniel kick)

OC — Green 24 pass from Martin (Canchola run)

GP — Valadez 14 run (kick failed)

OC — Heath 12 pass from Martin (Heath run)

GP — Valadez 4 run (run failed)

OC — Green 27 pass from Martin (Canchola passes to Nithikhun)

EAGLE POINT 34, KLAMATH UNION 8: At Eagle Point, Eagle Point ran away with its season opener over Class 4A Klamath Union to make head coach Erik Johnson a resounding winner in his debut with the Eagles.

ASHLAND 56, WILLAMETTE 27: At Eugene, Ashland earned a hard-fought road victory against a Midwestern League North Division foe to start its regular season on the right foot after a setback in the Grizzlies’ preseason Pacific Rim Bowl against the Japan All-Stars.

CASCADE CHRISTIAN 52, PHOENIX 13: Kristian Fralich scored three touchdowns, including two punt returns, and Cascade Christian opened the season with a resounding nonconference win at U.S. Cellular Community Park.

Fralich had punt return scores of 60 and 52 yards and a 5-yard scoring run.

Elijah Smith ran 16 times for 122 yards and touchdowns of 4 and 7 yards.

The Challengers’ Cade Sample carried one time, and it resulted in a 67-yard score.

Both of Phoenix’s touchdowns came on returns by Nik Goff. He ran back a kick 94 yards in the first quarter and a punt 80 yards in the fourth.

Phoenix’s Cam Cory ran 20 times for 85 yards

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CC — Sample 67 run (Knobloch kick)

CC — Fralich 5 run (Knobloch kick)

P — Goff 94 kickoff return (PAT failed)

CC — Fralich 60 punt return (Knobloch kick)

CC — Schaan 30 run (Knobloch kick)

CC — Smith 4 run (Knobloch kick)

CC — Fralich 52 punt return (Knobloch kick)

CC — Smith 7 run (Knobloch kick)

P — Goff 80 punt return (Braun kick)

CC — FG Knobloch 20

AMITY 34, ST. MARY’S 32: At Amity, after quarterback Aliiloa Kaeo-Wailehua tossed his fourth touchdown pass to give St. Mary’s the upperhand in the fourth quarter, a costly fumble late in the period set Amity up for the game-winning drive with 40 seconds remaining in the season opener.

After taking the lead with seven minutes remaining and making two consecutive defensive stops to preserve a 32-28 advantage, the Crusaders’ fumble at their own 35-yard line gave Amity a short field for the go-ahead drive.

Kaeo-Wailehua was 13-for-29 for 242 yards — two of his touchdowns went to freshman Jaden Foster. Jaden’s older brother, senior Trevahn Foster, hauled in the fourth-quarter go-ahead TD and finished with five catches for 118 yards.

Cobey Aldrich added six catches for 91 yards and a TD for the Crusaders.

St. Mary’s71267—32

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A — Wart 20 pass from McShane (run failed)

SM — Aldrich 14 pass from Kaeo-Wailehua (Kaeo-Wailehua kick)

A — Barber 14 pass from McShane (Wart run)

SM — J. Foster 21 pass from Kaeo-Wailehua (kick failed)

SM — J. Foster 12 pass from Kaeo-Wailehua (run failed)

A — Unknown 37 pass from McShane (pass failed)

SM — Eiler 5 run (run failed)

A — Wart 26 pass from McShane (run good)

SM — T. Foster 53 pass from Kaeo-Wailehua (Kaeo-Wailehua kick)

A — Barber 2 pass from McShane (run failed)

Crater quarterback Trever Davis, shown in a game last season, has a big opening night for the Comets.