Two hot Class 3A football teams square off on Friday night in Sutherlin, with sole possession of first place in Special District 2 North on the line.
Before the 2019 high school football season kicked off, Roseburg junior Alaric Kaul wasn’t even sure he’d see the field on Friday nights.
RIDDLE — Jared Hunt scored four touchdowns as unbeaten Camas Valley rolled to a 62-14 victory over Riddle on Friday night in a Class 1A Special District 2 West eight-man football game.
MEDFORD — Cascade Christian senior quarterback Kiegan Schaan went 15-for-18 for 206 yards and five touchdowns to lead the sixth-ranked Challengers to a 60-0 rout of South Umpqua on Friday night in a Class 3A Special District 2 South game at U.S. Cellular Community Park.
Roseburg High football coach Dave Heuberger called last week’s 42-21 Southwest Conference loss to Grants Pass some of the best football the Indians have played all season.
GRANTS PASS — Roseburg High senior Carson Thompson rushed for a career-high 98 yards and two touchdowns, but the Indians had no answer for Grants Pass quarterback Chase Coyle during a 42-21 Southwest Conference loss at Mel Ingram Field on Friday.
CAVE JUNCTION — Caidyn Cunningham's 2-yard touchdown run late in the contest gave the Glide football team a 34-27 win over Illinois Valley on Friday in the Class 2A Special District 5 opener.
JEFFERSON — The Oakland football team opened its Class 2A Special District 3 schedule with a 42-14 win over Jefferson on Friday night.
LA PINE — Jake Merrifield scored the game-tying touchdown and Reinaldo Alcantar added the game-winning conversion kick late in the fourth quarter to give Sutherlin a thrilling 29-28 win over La Pine on Friday night in the Class 3A Special District 2 North football opener.
It’s October, and time for league play for three Class 3A and three 2A teams in Douglas County in Week 5 of the high school football season.
OAKRIDGE — The Yoncalla offense came alive, scoring 10 touchdowns in a 67-44 win over Oakridge on Friday night in the Special District 1 South football opener.
MAPLETON — Junior quarterback JJ Neece carried the ball 13 times for 349 yards and five touchdowns, leading ninth-ranked Mapleton to a 52-6 win over Elkton on Friday night in the Special District 1 South eight-man football opener.