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Home arrow Opinion arrow Leopards get back on track, 64-6

Leopards get back on track, 64-6

COVE — Cove honored its seniors the best way possible Friday night, by picking up a 64-6 victory over Wallowa.

The Leopards saw all six of its elder classmen get in the endzone in the win that improves CHS to  5-3 overall and 3-2 in the Old Oregon League.

Luke Bundren threw for 99 yards and completed six of 12 passes with two touchdowns. He also ran for 22 yards and a score.

Derrick Murchison completed three of his five passes for 84 yards and one touchdown.

Carl Gray caught six passes for 114 yards and found the endzone three times. 

Cameron McCowen ran for 71 yards on 14 carries and scored twice, his first touchdowns of the season.

Sam Silveira also got in the endzone for the first time this season.

Brandon Batty, who has been out with an injury, caught a touchdown pass.

The Leopards finished with 462 yards of total offense.

On defense, Batty had two sacks, while Sam Gekeler, Austin Johnson, Beau Knight and Chad Witty each had one.

Bobcats win again

UNION — The Union Bobcats are making a habit out of this winning thing.

Union won for the third straight week Friday, defeating visiting Ione 42-22 to improve to 4-4 overall this season.

“I think defensively this was our best overall game this year,” coach Jon Reynolds said.

“Ione is a tough team with a couple really good backs. They grinded it on us. I’m really proud of our guys.”

The Bobcats had 290 yards rushing as a team, led by Ty Coon’s 180 yards. Coon had one rushing touchdown and returned a kickoff 80 yards for a score.

Aaron Clark had 40 yards rushing and two touchdowns. 

Brooke Scantling took a fumble recovery back 90 yards on the Cardinals’ (4-4, 3-2) opening drive of the game.

Chris Ross also scored on a seven-yard touchdown run.

“Offensively we just stuck with our game plan. Ty is our work horse, but we had some other guys step up,” Reynolds said.

The Bobcats will wrap up the regular season Friday when they travel to play Condon/Wheeler.

The Knights are 4-4 this season and 2-4 in the Special District 3.

Condon/Wheeler lost to Dufur 60-22 Friday.

Outlaws down Huskies

ENTERPRISE — The Outlaws got back on track Friday with a 46-16 victory over Elgin. 

Enterprise (6-2, 4-2) was coming off a loss to Pilot Rock last week.

For the Huskies, the 16 points was the high mark of the season.

The team finished with 308 yards, led by Jeff Tarvin’s 89 yards rushing and a touchdown. Chris Roberts had 84 yards on the ground and a score, while Hayden Bershenyi ran for 45 yards and scored a two-point conversion.

Julian Jackson had 15 tackles and two sacks on defense.

Stats weren’t available for Enterprise.

The Outlaws will host Stanfield Friday, while Elgin will travel to play Pilot Rock.

Both games kickoff at 7 p.m.

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