Appling & Hannan Lead Caveman Offense to Win over Thurston
Javan Appling completed 17 of 22 pass attempts for 187 yards and a touchdown while Zac Hannan raced for 193 yards and three touchdowns on long runs to power the Cavemen to a homecoming victory over Thurston 45 to 21 Friday night at Mel Ingram Field.
The win takes the Caveman record to 2 and 1 in conference and 3 and 2 overall, good for third place in conference. The Cavemen are on the road next Friday night when they face South Eugene.
North Medford and Roseburg continued winning conference games with North defeating Crater last night in a game where defense was forgotten. It was Tornado 61, Comets 45. Roseburg remains undefeated outscoring South Eugene 34 to 21 in Roseburg last night.
Sheldon handled South Medford 49 to 14 last night.
Friday was a tough night for Valley schools with Phoenix beating Hidden Valley 20 to 8 and Mazama handling North Valley 30 to 6. South Umpqua outscored the IV Cougars 56 to 29 and Rogue River lost to Lost River 44 to 0.