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Riverhawks corral Mules 47-14

Toledo's Riverhawks overcame a Wahkiakum Mule rally and left Cathlamet with a 47-14 Central League football victory last Friday.

Toledo led 21-0 as the second quarter was coming to an end when the Mules struck back.

Mule quarterback Brodie Avalon put the ball in the air, and Kyler Sause caught the pass and ran for a 45-yard touchdown. A two-point conversion kick make the scored 21-8 at halftime.

Toledo started the second half with two touchdowns to boost their lead to 34-8. On the kickoff following the second score, Dominic Curl fielded the ball and returned it for a 65-yard Mule touchdown. The conversion kick failed, leaving the score 34-14.

That, however, was as close as the Mules would get. The visitors scored the next 13 points to claim the victory.

The Mules gained 193 yards on offense; Toledo had 459.

Avalon completed five of 13 passes for 81 yards and a touchdown. Braden Avalon gained 51 yards of five carries; Curl had 29 rushing yards on eight carries. Sause caught two passes; Curl and Zakk Carlson each caught one.

Carlson led the defense with eight tackles and four assists. Landon Nielsen was 5/3, Curl 4/1, Tanner Collupy 3/3, Grant Wilson 3/3, and Jacob Johnson 3/1.

The 2-4 Mules head to Kalama this Friday to take on the 1-4 Chinooks. Kalama has lost to undefeated Class 2B Onalaska and 3 Class 2A teams.


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