The Shelton football team lost to North Thurston Friday 20 to 7 in a game broadcast by MasonWebTV Powered by HCC.
The Rams struck first, taking advantage of a short field after the Highclimbers failed to convert a fourth and two on their 45. NT needed nine plays to score their first TD.
Shelton scored its touchdown by going 97 yards in seven plays capped by an 86-yard TD run by Troy Goodwin.
The Rams added a second touchdown with less than two second to go in the first half and their third score came in third quarter both on passes from Dylan Harn to Austin Bates.
The Highclimbers also lost a fumble on a kickoff and quarterback Evan Rhodes threw an interception. Travis Colbenson intercepted Harn in the third quarter (his second pick in two games.)
Shelton dropped to 0-and-7 on the season while North Thurston picked up its first win.
The Highclimbers return home next Friday to take on Central Kitsap. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will broadcast that homecoming game live.
NM Slips By Forks
The North Mason football team game from behind and beat Forks 15 to 14 Friday. The Bulldogs’ only points in the first half were on Gary Thomas a 23-yard field goal. The boys from Belfair held the Spartans scoreless in the second half to end a three-game losing skid.
Tyler Thomas had a pick-six early in the third quarter and scored what turned out to be the game winner on a 22-yard run with 4 minutes to go.
With the non-league win, North Mason improves to 4-and-3 on the season. The Bulldogs return to Olympic League play next week when they host sixth ranked North Kitsap.
Comets Fly by MMK
The Naselle was too much for Mary M. Knight Friday as the Comets flew past the Owls 70 to 22. Naselle was up 44 to 0 at the half and played their second string offense and defense end the second haf. Naselle leads the Class 1B Coastal League with a 6-and-1 record, 5-and-0 in league play. MMK is 4-and-3 on the season, 3-and-1 in league thanks to forfiets by Taholah and Wishkah. The Owls are currently tied with Oakville for the second play off spot. The boys from Matlock host the Washington School for the Deaf Thursday. MMK beat the Terriers 48 to 24 on September 28th. The Owls have a show down with the Acorns in Matlock on October 28th.