"Our offensive line played well and opened some holes," said Mule head Coach Eric Hansen. "Our two running backs, Nathan Cothren and Mason Mackey, each ran over 100 yards; we had over 400 yards of offense for the game.
"On defense, we have to tackle better."
The Mules took a 6-0 lead at 1:56 of the first quarter on an 11-yard run by Mason Mackey; the conversion try failed.
In the second quarter, Nathan Cothren scored on runs of two and 26 yards, and with a two-point conversion, the Mules led 20-0 at halftime.
Sophomore quarterback Gunnar Blix scored on a two yard run at 10:02 in the third to put the Mules up 26-0. Mossyrock responded with a touchdown to cut the lead to 26-6. Mackey closed out the quarter with an 11-yard touchdown run, and Austin Good scored on an 11-yard run at the beginning of the fourth quarter. Mossyrock put in one more touchdown with a two-point conversion for the final 41-14 score.
The Mules gained 440 yards rushing and had 15 first downs and one 10-yard penalty.Cothren gained 177 yards on 13 carries; Mackey had 136 yards on 11 carries. Good added 69 yards on nine runs, and Blix had 28 on four carries. Blix passed twice, completing one to Travis Wegdahl for a conversion.
With nine ineligible players, the Vikings were shorthanded and suited up only six linemen for the game. The Vikings gained 128 yards on offense and had seven first downs and six penalties for 30 yards.
The Mule host the Winlock Cardinals this Friday at 7 p.m. Morton/White Pass dumped the Cardinals 68-0 last Friday.
Last week's scores
Wahkiakum 41, Mossyrock 14
Morton/White Pass 68, Winlock 0
Napavine 33, Adna 3
Onalaska 24, Pe Ell 22
(all non-league games)
Rainier, Ore. 46, Naselle 7
Concrete 42, Ocosta 12
Raymond 27, Tenino 21
Willapa Valley 47, South Bend 0
North Beach 34, Toutle Lake 13