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Warriors lose first game in play-offs

WHS vs Sheridan, 3-28

Quarterback Jake Morrow looks downfield for an open receiver while Kaleo Kapua (51) and Sam Irwin (50) provide protection. (Jessica Morrow)
By Bruce Dustin, Thursday, November 8, 2018

In their first play-off game since 2012, the Warrenton Warriors football team came up short against the Spartans last Friday night in Sheridan.

The final score was 3-28.

“I’m really proud of our kids’ efforts this season,” Coach Ian O’Brien said. “We made some huge strides from the first to the last week of the season. Sheridan is a physical football team with some great players.”

Warrenton battled hard despite the defeat, he said.

“We had some things happen early on in the game that hurt our momentum,” O’Brien said. “But, thank goodness, Kenzie Ramsey drilled a field goal late in the third quarter to put some points on the board for us.”

He thanked the senior players time for their leadership over the last couple of years.

“We are looking forward to the next step in our program.”

Congratulations to the following athletes who were elected to the Northwest League All League Team:

** Offense

Jake Morrow, honorable mention quarterback

Devin Jackson, 2nd team running back

Kaleo Kapua, 2nd team offensive lineman

Giovanni Martinez, 2nd team wide receiver

Mark Warren, 1st team offensive line

Austin Little, honorable mention

** Defense

Jake Morrow, 1st team defensive back

Devin Jackson, 1st team linebacker

Samuel Irwin, 1st team defensive line

Triston Scott, honorable mention defensive line

Mark Warren, honorable mention defensive line

** Special Teams

Kenzie Ramsey, 1st team kicker

Hordie Bodden, second team returner

Devin Jackson (11) takes the ball from Jake Morrow (2). (Jessica Morrow)


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