Fife trailed Pullman by five points entering the fourth quarter of Saturday’s non-league football game at the Emerald City Kickoff Classic at Husky Stadium in Seattle, but the Trojans scored 14 unanswered points in to claim a 22-13 victory over the Greyhounds.
Fife scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 9-yard run by senior Xavier Preston and put the game away with a 47-yard run by senior Lavelle Alexander.
Preston and Alexander provided most of the offense for the Trojans throughout the game. Preston finished with 104 yards on 20 carries. He also scored two touchdowns and rushed for two 2-point conversions. Alexander added 77 yards on six carries, including his touchdown run. He also caught one pass for 24 yards.
Kennedy Catholic 30, Seattle Prep 20: A quick start and strong performance from freshman quarterback Sam Huard gave the Lancers their first win on the season as they toppled the Panthers at Husky Stadium.
Huard completed 32 of 47 passes for 391 yards and two touchdowns. But he wasn’t the only busy for Kennedy Catholic. Senior running back Kendall Oakes ran for 191 yards on 28 carries with two rushing touchdowns and a receiving TD.
“He made some tough runs and he was tough for them to tackle all day,” said coach Sheldon Cross. “It was good to get out to an early lead. We are young but we have some talented players.”
Junior Alexander was the leading receiver for the Lancers, hauling in 13 receptions for 209 yards.
Tacoma Baptist 78, Crescent 64: There was no stopping senior quarterback PJ Talen of the Crusaders, as he was effective in all parts of the game.
Talen completed 10 of 12 passes for 155 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran 24 times for 339 yards and four touchdowns for the Crusaders.
Sophomore running back Titus VonBarnauSythoff ran for 188 yards on 17 attempts and scored three touchdowns.
Bellarmine Prep 27, Rogers 6: The Lions won their opening game of the season on the road against the Rams in a game where all of their scores came courtesy of the rushing attack.
Mateo Champion, a sophomore running back, led Bellarmine as he carried the ball 17 times and gaines 155 yards, scoring twice. Sophomore quarterback Marcus Stowers also had a solid game, completing 15 of 19 for 157 yards.
The Rams’ only score came in the second quarter when senior quarterback Braydon Harlan threw a four yard pass to senior running back Russell Wilson.
Staff writer Jordan Whitford contributed to this report