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.
Gerry Apple’s STATISTICS FOR SHELTON .VS. BREMERTON- FEBRUARY 27TH, 2021
- First downs-
Shelton – 41 carries for 124 yards= 3 yards per carry
Bremerton- 26 carries for 364 yards- 14 yards per carry
Shelton – 70 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
Shelton – 11 penalties for 120 yards
Bremerton- 12 penalities for 117 yards
- Completed Passing
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
- 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
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.