[VIDEO HIGHLIGTS] Mason County’s three football teams lost on the road Friday night. Shelton fell to Capital 50 to 20 on MasonWebTV Powered by HCC. North Mason lost at Olympic 46 to 6. And Mary M. Knight stayed within striking distance of Rainier Christian but couldn’t close the gap, losing 56 to 42.
Shelton was shut out by Capital in the first half and the Cougars headed into the locker room with a 29 to 0 lead.
The Highclimbers got their offense in gear in the third quarter scoring two touchdowns on the arm of backup quarterback Donovan Wood-Ricker. Wood-Ricker tossed two TD passes to Christian Lopez in the quarter. The first was a 6-yard strike.
The second also from 6 yards out.
Gavin Gould scored Shelton’s third touchdown late in the in the fourth after Bryson Crichton returned a Capital kickoff 73 yards.
The 3-yard TD run came three plays later.
And Wood-Ricker added the two-point conversion.
Shelton’s biggest play from scrimmage: 49-yard catch and run.
The Highclimbers stay on the road next Friday traveling to Peninsula. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will broadcast that game from Roy Anderson Field in Purdy. Kickoff is 7 PM.
After starting the season only allowing six points in two games while scoring 60, North Mason had the tables turned, allowing Olympic to score 46 while being held to 6. The Bulldogs dropped to 2-and-1 on the season. They return to Phil Pugh Stadium next Friday and host Sequim. Kickoff in Belfair is 6:30 PM.
Mary M. Knight played from behind all night but managed to tie the game at 14 in the first quarter before the Mustangs added two more touchdowns and led 28-14 after one. In the second quarter, every time Rainier Christian scored, MMK responded and the half ended with the Mustangs up seven points: 44 to 36. Rainier Christian scored first in the 3rd quarter to push their cushion over the boys from Matlock to 14: 50 to 36. However, the Owls responded and the quarter ended with the Mustangs up 50 to 42. Unfortunately for Mary M. Knight, Rainier Christian dominated the ball in the fourth, finding the end zone one more time and limiting the Owls’ opportunities to respond. Mary M. Knight dropped to 0-and-3 on the season. MMK has a short week as the Washington School for the Deaf comes to Matlock on Thursday. Kick off is 3:30 PM.