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Published on September 6, 2018 12:01AM

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Tyasin Burns of Pilot Rock runs the ball on Thursday during the Rockets’ 50-0 over the Sherman Huskies. Also pictured are Ian Gambill (21), Cade Munkers (65), Saber Harp (37) and Caleb Fritts (35).

Photo contributed by Danielle Gambill

Tyasin Burns of Pilot Rock runs the ball on Thursday during the Rockets’ 50-0 over the Sherman Huskies. Also pictured are Ian Gambill (21), Cade Munkers (65), Saber Harp (37) and Caleb Fritts (35).


PILOT ROCK — Pilot Rock dominated its Thursday night football game against the Sherman Huskies, winning 50-0 at home.

“They did outstanding,” said coach Mike Baleztena. “Our defensive line was unbelievable tonight. William Sigo had a great night for blocking.”

The Rockets did just as well offensively. Quarterback Tanner Corwin scored one rushing touchdown and threw for four more. Receiver Logan Weinke had five receptions, three touchdowns, and a two-point conversion.

Running back Tyasin Burns had 14 carries for 139 yards, two rushing touchdowns, a receiving touchdown from 31 yards, and a two-point conversion. Fullback Ian Gamble ended the night with eight carries for 66 yards and a pair of two-point conversions.

The Rockets will move forward with a 1-0 overall record when they face Ione next Friday, while Sherman will host Arlington/Condon.

ENTERPRISE 24, IONE 14 — Enterprise evened out their record, during their home game Thursday night, scoring their first win of the season. The Outlaws defeated Ione, 24-14, and now stand with a 1-1 record. They will travel to Imbler next Friday while Ione will host Pilot Rock/Nixyaawii.

VOLLEYBALL

PENDLETON 2, LA GRANDE 3 — Pendleton put up a fight, but La Grande ultimately came out on top after Thursday night’s five-round volleyball match on the Bucks’ home court.

After La Grande won the first set 26-24, Pendleton put in two consecutive wins, with the second and third sets both ending 25-22. La Grande came back hard in the fourth set, winning by 10 points, 25-15, and wrapping it up in the final set 15-8.

Pendleton’s Kirah McGlothan lead the night with three aces and had 20 digs. Elizabeth House had a total of nine kills and one dig, and Aspen Garton had five kills and one dig.

“These matches were tight,” said Pendleton coach Amanda Lapp. “We need to beef up our offensive game. I’m confident the girls will pull it off for our next match.”

IRRIGON 3, CONDON/WHEELER 0 — Irrigon wasted no time adding another win to their record during their match against Condon/Wheeler. The Knights won in three sets, 25-9, 25-12, and 25-10, to advance their record to 5-2 for their season so far.

IONE 1, SOUTH WASCO COUNTY 3 — South Wasco County defended their territory during their Thursday night home game against Ione. They made quick business of the first two sets, winning 25-15 and 25-13. Ione stood their ground during the third set, winning 28-26, but fell to the Redsides after a close fourth set, 26-24.



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