Wilsonville 41, Astoria 7

The top-ranked Wilsonville Wildcats and Astoria Fishermen were locked up in a 0-0 battle late in the first quarter Friday night at John Warren Field.

But over the next six minutes, the Wildcats scored three touchdowns and took a 21-0 lead, on their way to a 41-7 win.

It was the first loss of the year for Astoria, which opens Cowapa League play this week at home against Tillamook.

Even after Wilsonville's 21-0 halftime advantage, the Fishermen threatened to make a game of it in the third quarter.

Andy Murray sprinted 44 yards for a touchdown on the second play of the half, and Wilsonville quarterback Spencer Crace threw interceptions to Travis Wesely and Adam Koehnke on Wilsonville's first two series.

But the Fishermen were unable to convert the turnovers into points, while Wilsonville added a 12-yard Morrie Conway TD run in the third quarter, and two more scores in the fourth period.

Crace threw a pair of TD passes to Colin McLeod (13 and 38 yards), and a third to Daniel Sikstrom. Morrie Conway scored on two second-half runs for the Wildcats.

La Salle 20, Seaside 12

MILWAUKIE - Seaside closed out its nonleague schedule with a 20-12 loss at La Salle Friday night.

The Gulls' offense was limited to just 124 yards rushing and 58 passing as La Salle built a 14-6 halftime lead, then closed it out with a fourth quarter touchdown run.

Seaside's Joey DeNotta had 58 yards rushing, including an 11-yard scoring run in the third quarter that brought the Gulls to within 14-12.

Knappa 22, Vernonia 14

VERNONIA - Sean Ferguson rushed for 115 yards, scored a touchdown and intercepted a pass on defense to lead Knappa to a 22-14 win at Vernonia.

Steve Bokor scored on a 3-yard run in the second quarter and ran for two two-point conversions, in addition to rushing for 80 yards on 16 carries.

Vernonia had closed to within 14-6 at halftime, but Knappa scored on its first possession of the third quarter, culminating with an 11-yard run by Gary Aho.

Vernonia added a late touchdown on Russell Lende's 15-yard pass to Jeramey Lende.

Knappa (2-0 league) hosts Warrenton in a key Northwest League showdown Friday.

Corbett 7, Warrenton 6

CORBETT - The Northwest League upset of the night took place in Corbett, where the Cardinals managed a 7-6 win over Warrenton.

The Cards scored on their second possession of the game, a 10-yard run by Dan Kerslake. The five-play, 38-yard drive was set up by one of seven Warrenton fumbles.

The Warriors only lost two of the fumbles, the second with 1:30 left in the game when Warrenton had a second down at the Corbett 6-yard line.

Kerslake finished with 134 yards on 27 carries, but the Cardinals had just one second down in the second half, on their final possession.

Dan Wolfe caught three passes for 62 yards for the Warriors, who had just 33 yards rushing.

It was Corbett's first win over Warrenton since a 10-6 Cardinal victory in 1988. The Warriors had won the last 16 meetings.

Clatskanie 45, Neah-Kah-Nie 8

CLATSKANIE - Clatskanie improved to 2-0 in league with a 45-8 win over Neah-Kah-Nie.

The Tigers held a 35-0 halftime lead over the Pirates, who scored a late touchdown to avoid the shutout

Neither team completed a pass (Clatskanie 0-for-0, Neah-Kah-Nie 0-for-4).

Ilwaco 42, Winlock 21

ILWACO, Wash. - Ilwaco rolled to another easy win Friday night, as the Fishermen knocked off visiting Winlock 42-21.

The ninth-ranked Fishermen opened a 20-7 lead in the second quarter, following three touchdowns (nine, 37 and 57 yards) in the period by Eddie Knick.

Knick rushed for 150 yards on 13 carries and teammate Alex Martin gained 107 yards on 11 attempts, with two touchdowns. Martin had a 38-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter.

In other Washington prep action Friday night, North Beach defeated Naselle 21-0.

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