Shelton Football Can’t Keep Up with Bremerton

The Shelton football team couldn’t stop Bremerton Saturday as the Knights used big plays to crush the Highclimbers 63 to 16.

Bremerton scored eight touchdowns and racked up over 500 yards of offense. Some of those big plays included runs of 52 yards, 53 yards, 60 yards and 62 yards. The Knight’s leading ball carrier was Ahmir Paden who had 234 yards in the first half.

Shelton was without a key player and several ‘Climbers left the game with injuries. Gavin Gould was noteably absent from the lineup reportedly suffering an injury during practive the previous day. During the game, Bradley Eleton, Donavan Wood-Ricker, Danny Mendiola-Lopez and Josiah Olels left with injuries.

Highclimbers’ highlights: Hunter Borgault kicked a 33-yard field goal; Olels scored on a one-yard run in the second quarter; Conner Gilman scored from two yards out in the third; and three turnovers (two on kickoffs).

With the win, Bremerton improved to 2-and-0 on the season. Shelton drops to 1-and-2.

Next up for the Knights, they host Port Angeles Friday night. The Highclimbers stay on the road and travel to Klahowya next Saturday. Kick off in Silverdale is 1 PM.

Meanwhile, the Shelton junior varsity football team improved to 3-and-0 Saturday, shutting out Bremerton’s JV 40 to 0.


  • First downs-

Shelton- 11


  • Rushing

Shelton – 41  carries for 124 yards= 3 yards per carry

Bremerton- 26 carries for 364 yards- 14 yards per carry

  • Passing

Shelton – 70 yards

Bremerton-124 yards

  • TOTAL yards- Shelton- 194  yards

Bremerton-  488  yards

  • Leading Ball Carriers


                        Joshua Olels- 20 carries for 92 yards

                        Danny Mendoila Lopez- 5 carries for 4 yards

                        #27- Colton Fisk – 1 carry for 4 yards

                        Dixon- 8 carries for 8 carries for 18 yards

                        Goos- 2 carries for2 yards

                        Gillman- 4 carries for -1 yard


                        #20- Ahmir Padin -9 carries for 234 yards= 26 yards per carry

                        #22- Trent Lewis- 5 carries for 110 yards

                        #2- 3 carries for 8 yards

                        #6-  4 carries for 18 yards

                        #1- 1 carry for 11 yards

                        # 24- 2 carries for -4 yards

                        #25- 1 carry for -2 yards

  • Penalties

Shelton – 11 penalties for 120 yards

Bremerton- 12 penalities for 117 yards

  • Completed Passing

Shelton          11-19

Bremerton  5- 9

  • Leading Receivers


            Josiah Olels- 1 catch for 1 yard

            Christian Lopez- 1 catch for1 yard

            Dante Trikoff #10– 5 catches for 26 yards

            #88- Kyle McGregor- 1 catch for 21 yard

            #85- Chase Burfiend- 2 catches for 15 yards

            #27- Colton Fisk- 1 catch for 8 yards


            # 1- 3 receptions for 86 yards

            #19- 1 reception for 27 yards

            #7- 1 reception for 11 yards


Shelton- 0


  • Scoring Summary


1 yard TD run by Josiah Olels

PAT good by Hunter Bourgault

33 yard Field goal good by Hunter Bourgault

PAT good by Hunter Bourgault

2 yard TD run by Gillman

2 PT PAT no good


Interesting facts:

Shelton recovered a on-side kick

Made several nice kickoff return

One was over 65 yards- unfortunately, there was a holding penalty at the end of the kickoff. 

Three Shelton players were hurt including Olels who did NOT play the second half.  GavinGould did NOT play at all.

Bourgault had several nice punts- one was for 45 yards.  It was recovered by Shelton.  Not touched by Bremerton.