Edmonds-Woodway crushes Kamiak 56-32 | Prep football

Warriors remain undefeated, now 6-0
By Megan Managan | Oct 11, 2013
Photo by: Megan Managan Edmonds-Woodway's Mac McLachan moves into open field during the Warriors league win over Kamiak on Friday, Oct. 11.

Edmonds-Woodway cruised to its six straight win this season, crushing Kamiak 56-32 on Friday, Oct. 11.

The Warriors never trailed in the game, and led 21-0 at the end of the first half, thanks to two fumble recoveries by Edmonds-Woodway.

The first points of the night came with 10:02 left in the first quarter, when Warrior Jason Smarr connected with quarterback Daivs Giles on a 45-yard pass. Not long later, this time with 8:59 left in the first, Junior Opoku-Mensah scored off a 10-yard run. Smarr and Giles connected again, with 3:21 left in the first, this time an 88-yard pass for the points. Smarr connected with Giles once again, this time off a 44-yard pass to make it 28-0 for the Warriors.

Kamiak’s quarterback Tyler Becker scored the first Knight’s points of the evening when he ran in a 1-yard touchdown. The kick was blocked, and the Warriors led 28-6 with four minutes to play in the first half.

Edmonds-Woodway led 28-6 at the end of the first half.

Just second into the third quarter, Kamiak fumbled the opening kickoff return, allowing Nick Venema to return the ball for a 20-yard touchdown for the Warriors.

After regaining possession, Kamiak push downfield, this time with Emmett Flynn scoring with 7:55 left to play in the third, but the two point attempt failed and the Knights trailed 35-12.

On the kickoff, the Knights recovered their own onside kick, which led to Joseph Binda scoring an 8-yard touchdown, but once again the two point attempt failed. Edmonds-Woodway led 35-18.

It was the closest the two teams would be to each other on the scoreboard all night, as Opoku-Mensah scored on his own 8-yard run with 18 seconds left in the third quarter.

With 4:42 left in the game, Theo Lebesis scored off a 14-yard pass from Giles. Teammate Chantz Justice made his first touchdown of the night off a 33-yard run for the Warriors.

The game seemed over, but Kamiak surged in the final moments of the match, as Henderson Belk scored off a 16-yard pass from Becker, followed by Becker running in an 8-yard touchdown with just 34 seconds left to play.

Despite the last minute points, Kamiak couldn’t overcome the early deficit and dropped to 4-2 overall this season and 2-1 in league. Kamiak will play Mariner at Goddard Field at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18.

Edmonds-Woodway remains undefeated, holding the top spot in the 4A south league. The Warriors are now 3-0 in league matches and 6-0 this season. Edmonds-Woodway will host Lynnwood on Friday, Oct. 18 at Edmodns Stadium at 5 p.m.

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