TRI CITY — Christian Allen caught four touchdown passes and ran for another, leading the South Umpqua football team to a 45-21 nonleague win over Yreka, California, on Friday at Kent Wigle Stadium at Frosty Loghry Field.

Allen also intercepted two passes. Josh Deister passed for four TDs and ran for a score for the Lancers, who led 27-13 at halftime. Caj Simmons also scored a TD.

South Umpqua will visit Dayton next Friday for a nonleague contest.

Yreka 7 6 8 0 — 21

S. Umpqua 6 21 11 7 — 45

First Quarter

SU — Allen 14 pass from Deister (kick failed)

Y — Carrillo 92 pass from Setzer (Lane kick)

Second Quarter

SU — Allen 50 pass from Deister (run failed)

Y — Peterson 67 run (run failed)

SU — Allen 10 pass from Deister (Gosselin pass from Deister)

SU — Allen 13 pass from Deister (Pires kick)

Third Quarter

SU — Simmons 8 run (pass failed)

SU — Allen 24 run (pass failed)

Y — Applewhite 8 pass from Setzer (Peterson pass from Setzer)

Fourth Quarter

SU — Deister 1 run (Pires kick).

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