REEDSPORT — The Reedsport Brave opened their football season on a winning note Friday, defeating Neah-Kah-Nie 20-12 in a nonleague game.

Tyler Thornton had a 67-yard touchdown run for the Brave in the fourth quarter. Alex Carson and Kai Royle ran for TDs in the first period.

Defensively, Javier Analco had an interception and two fumble recoveries. Royle had six tackles and a fumble recovery and Kahnor Pickett made seven tackles.

Reedsport will travel to Oakland next Friday for a nonleague contest.


Reedsport;14;0;0;6;—;20

Neah-Kah-Nie;12;0;0;0;—;12

First Quarter

R — Carson 10 run (Analco run)

R — Royle 16 run (run failed)

NKN — Lambert 8 run (run failed)

NKN — Lambert 15 pass from Kelly (run failed)

Fourth Quarter

R — Thornton 67 run (run failed)

Tom Eggers can be reached at teggers@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4220.

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