Field goals doom Mules
October 27, 2022
The Stevenson Bulldogs found three different ways to score and defeated the Wahkiakum Mules 14-12 in the Mules' homecoming football game last Friday.
The visitors caught the Mules in their own endzone to score a two-point safety early in the game.
The Mules responded with Zakkary Carlson scoring on a 21-yard touchdown run. The conversion failed, leaving the Mules ahead 6-2.
The Mules led 12-2 at halftime after Dominic Curl returned a recovered fumble 37 yards for a touchdown. The conversion kick failed.
In the third quarter, Stevenson battled back with a 37-yard field goal and 25-yard touchdown pass play to cut the Mule lead to 12-11.
A 32-yard field goal in the fourth quarter gave the Bulldogs the 14-12 victory.
The Mules gained 64 yards on the ground and 36 in the air. Stevenson had 72 rushing yards and 49 passing yards.
Carlson gained 58 rushing yards and Curl added 23. Carlson passed 11 times, completing four for 36 yards. Jacob Johnson, Curl, Cooper Carlson and Grant Wilson each caught a pass.
Curl led the defense with seven tackles and six assists; he made three tackles for loss. Z. Carlson was 6/3, Cooper Carlson 4/1 with three tackles for loss, Tanner Collupy 4/3 and two tackles for loss, and Johnson 2/5 and one tackle for loss.
The 2-6 Mules head to 3-5 Onalaska this Friday. The Loggers lost 7-6 to the Adna Pirates last week.