Mules collar Bulldogs, looking for Napavine Tigers on Friday
March 11, 2021
Photos by Todd Wilson
The Wahkiakum Mules raised their season record to 4-0 with a 47-6 football victory over the Stevenson Bulldogs last Friday.
The Mules scored three times in the first and second quarters and twice in the third.
Dominic Curl was the leading rusher with 82 yards on eight carries; Jake Leitz gained 71 yards on six carries with two touchdowns. Chance Cothren picked up 60 yards on six carries, including two for touchdowns. Zakk Carlson and Jacob Johnson each scored touchdowns on short runs.
Quarterback Brody Carlson completed two of six passes for 21 yards and one touchdown. Zakk Carlson caught a nine-yard pass for the touchdown, and Curl caught the other pass for 12 yards.
On defense, Leitz led in tackles with eight tackles and one assist. Ashden Niemeyer made seven tackles and four assists; he also intercepted two passes and knocked down another. Zakk Carlson made seven tackles and four assists; Dominic Curl 5/8; Brodie Avalon 4/3; and Colten Vik 4/6. Curl batted down two passes, and Zakk Carlson made a quarterback sack. Vik and Niemeyer recovered fumbles.
The Mules are scheduled to go to Napavine this Friday to play the Tigers, and they host the Ilwaco Fishermen March 19 in the season finale, which will be senior night and the homecoming football game. [Editor: The print edition mistakenly said the Mules would play North Beach this Friday. That is incorrect.]