Cavemen Post 1st Win Before Home Crowd
Zac Hannan rushed for 181 yards including a 66 yard scoring scamper to stake Grants Pass to a 35 to 15 halftime lead over the West Linn Lions that led to the eventual 44 to 30 final score and gave the Cavemen their first win of the year at Mel Ingram field.
Kirkland Meadows contributed a 50 year return of a pass interception and Travis Gergel forced a third quarter safety to add to the Caveman scoring.
Grants Pass opens conference play this coming Friday night when they host North Medford.
In what appears to be a strange year in the Southwest Conference Sheldon has already been beaten and South Medford is 0 and 2.
The Sheldon Irish were beaten by Central Catholic 59 to 49 and the South Panthers lost to Westview 28 to 24. Roseburg is winning early posting its second win, a 35 to 23 victory over Sprague. Oregon City Downed the Crater Comets 42 to 20. The Black Tornado of North Medford swirled past McKay 42 to 12 to even their record at 1 and 1. Thurston lost to West Salem 42 to 41. South Eugene got past Willamette 13 to 9.
In Skyline action North Valley doubled up South Umpqua 40 to 20
and Hidden Valley defeated Brookings Harbor 21 to 12 in Murphy Friday night. Siuslaw handled the I.V. Cougars 28 to 13 and Creswell easily defeated Rogue River 55 to 12