Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Mules bag T-wolves to start season 2-0

The Wahkiakum Mule football team boosted its record to 2-0 with a 41-8 win over the Morton/White Pass Timberwolves last Saturday.

The Mules head to South Bend High School this Friday for a 7 p.m. game with the Raymond/South Bend Ravens.The Ravens opened their season with a 24-12 over the Ilwaco Fishermen last weekend.

The Mules had little trouble with the Timberwolves. They led 14-0 after one quarter and 35-0 at halftime. They closed out their scoring at 3:09 of the third quarter.

Chance Cothren scored on a 16-yard pass from quarterback Brody Carlson and on runs of five, 40 and seven yards. Wingback Jake Leitz and quarterback Carlson combined for a 30-yard touchdown, and Carlson scored on a four-yard run. Carlson completed 10 of 13 passes for 135 yards; Leitz caught five passes for 90 yards. Elijah Cothren kicked five out of six conversion attempts.

On defense, Ashden Niemeyer led in tackles with seven and four assists; Gabe Moon had 6/2; ColtenVik 4/4; Zakk Carlson 4/3; Tanner Collupy, Elijah Cothren and Bordie Avalon each had 4/1; Eli Moon 3/3 and Jerimiyah Johnson 2/5. Dominic Curl intercepted a Timberwolf pass.

The Mule host the Stevenson Bulldogs on March 5; they head to Ocean Shores March 12 to play the North Beach Hyaks, and they'll host Ilwaco March 19 to close out the abbreviated 2020-21 season. All games are at 7 p.m.


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