CLATSKANIE — The Clatskanie Tigers scored one of their biggest victories in years Sept. 8 on their home field, where the Class 3A team out of the Lewis & Clark League scored a 14-0 win over Class 4A Seaside.
Clatskanie’s J’Kari Combs scored two touchdowns in the second quarter for all the scoring, while the Tiger defense tossed a shutout at the Gulls, who were coming off a 47-13 win over Newport the week before.
Combs scored his first touchdown on a 68-yard pass completion from Cooper Blodgett, then caught a 5-yard TD from Blodgett.
Seaside’s Alex Teubner rushed for 145 yards on 15 carries, and led the Gulls with seven tackles on defense. Quarterback Payton Westerholm was 5-for-12 passing for 61 yards, while Clatskanie running back James Helmen rushed for 71 yards on 16 carries.
Gulls 47, Cubs 13
NEWPORT — Two teams looking to rebound from tough seasons a year ago met on the field Sept. 1 in Newport.
The result — the Seaside Gulls are back at full strength, while the struggles continue for Newport.
Seaside scored a 47-13 win over the Cubs, who were coming off an 0-7 season, and are now just 3-20 over the last three years.
The Gulls piled up 266 rushing yards, with Alex Teubner leading the way. The junior gained 162 yards on 23 carries, and scored four touchdowns, as Seaside built a 31-7 halftime lead.
Astor Landwehr, Payton Westerholm and Duncan Thompson also ran for touchdowns, while Westerholm completed four passes to four different receivers for 51 yards.