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THE ,ster THURSDAY, September 18, 2014 Football, from page 14 Quincy opened the first quar- ter by stuffing the Vikings on a fourth and one at their own 35- yard line. After taking over on downs, the Jacks marched down the field covering 65 yards in just over three and a half minutes. They converted a fourth down and capped the drive with Lind- quist scrambling for a 6-yard score. Gil Avila's point-after gave Quincya 7-0 lead. "The first offensive drive was very emotional and after we scored there was a big emotion- al energy drain, but the players kept on fighting," Wallace said. After trading possessions, Selah took over on Quincy's 35- yard line and knotted the game at %7 after a 6-yard pass from Montana Blehm to Vance Wood toward the end of the first quar- ter. The Vikings took a 14-7 lead in the second quarter after a 2-yard run by Blehm. Both scores came offQuincy fumbles. "Our team is built on ball con- trol offense and a physical de- fense. For the most part we did both of those. However, we need to work on turnovers and fum- bles. Some of the fumbles we re- covered, but the loss of yardage and momentum still killed the drive," Wallace said. "Our defense and special teams did a good job for most of the night of keeping us in the game. Offensively, we took a step forward in the offensive line play and their ability to cre- ate lanes for our backfield." There was no scoring in the third quarter, despite a pick-6 by Riley Nelson (four tackles). An inadvertent whistle nullified the senior's touchdown, but he was still credited with the intercep- tion. The Jacks forced several Viking turnovers and limited Wood to 83 yards. "After the first half we talked with our guys about finding the slants and taking them away. Ri- ley dropped into the passing lane and made a great return," said defensive coordinator Jonathan Barker. "Steven Gomez had a great block. Having that play nullified reduced our momentum but we punched it in anyway. 'tOur overall defensive per- formance is improving. We took the ball away four times but could have had more. Our main goal was to prevent Vance Wood from having a big night on the ground. (201 yards rushing vs. Cle Elum) and we accomplished that." Quincy still scored off the turnover. The Jacks tied the Kurtis f Wood~Post-Register Riley Nelson intercepts a pass in the third quarter against Selah. '" game at 14-14 in the begin-This led to the Jacks final ning of the fourth quarter after possession, where the game of ": a 6-yard run by Lindquist, but inches lived up to its reputation. with under three minutes to play Selah stopped Quincy two inch- Wyatt Pettijohn scored on an 11- es short of the first down marker yard run to take a 21-14 lead. and rolled to 2-0 on the season. By Ephrata Raceway Park The 2014 racing season at Ephrata Raceway Park came to a close with all local classes racing under perfect weather conditions. The Northwest Vintage Modified Racing Association was also on hand to do battle on ERP's asphalt oval on Sept. 6. Joe Smith of Moses Lake earned another season points champion- ship after winning the Pepsi Racing 360 Sprint Cars main event. How- ever, the main event victory was not a cakewalk for Smith. Richard Black of Ephrata had his sprinter dialed in and took the lead from Austin Weber of Moses Lake on lap three of the 30-lap race. Black's car was fast and able to lengthen his lead on each lap. On lap 12, Smith was right behind Black as the pair charged into turn one. Black drift- edjust high enoughfor Smith to get the nose of his sprinter under Black. Smith took the lead and went on to the victory. At the finish line, Smith was trailed closely by his brother, Adam Smith; The Jerry's Auto Supply Street Stocks have one more race on the 2014 Schedule to determine who will bethe season's champion. Mo- ses Lake drivers Brad Morrison and Jim Bise are in a tight point battle that will be settled at the Wenatchee Valley Super Oval on Sept. 20. Randy Pugh of Moses Lake led the 20-lap main event from the green flag to the white flag. How- ever, Morrison was able to pass Pugh with less th.an a lap remain- ing to take the checkered flag first. Pugh finished second, followed by Kyle Childress of Moses Lake. John Hagood of Ephrata had a good night on ERP's high-banked oval with a complete sweep in the Schaeffer Oil Mini Stocks. Hagood set the fastest qualifying time and won both the heat race and main event in the "A" division. In the main event, Hagood took over the race lead from Kelly Olsick on lap nine and Went on to take the check- ered. While Hagood had a stellar night, the season championship went to Sid White, who had a commanding point lead entering the finale. Dianna Schiable of Moses Lake was the first to cross the finish line in the "B" division. The win ex- tended Schiable's point lead, guar- anteeing her the championship in the "B" division. In/ combined main event that in- eluded the Pioneer Muffler II Adult V6 Super Cars and the Kim Janke State Farm Agent Youth V6 Super Cars, Rich Childress of Moses Lake led the first, three laps of the 10-lap main event. Chuck Johnson took the lead from Childress on lap four. In an exciting finish, Childress was able to retake the lead on the last lap and take the victory. Ethan Smith of Moses Lake took top honors in the Youth V6 Super Cars and the season championship. The Northwest Vintage Modi- fieds 30-lap main event was won by Robert Wheeler with a close seo- cond going to Devin Eierman. Season Championship results Pepsi Racing 360 Sprint Cars Fast Tune: Adam Smith, 14.430 A Heat Race: 1) David Macken, 2) Aus- tin Weber, 3) Eric Hector, 4) Joe Smith, 5) Adam Smith, 6) Rafael Kurek, 7) Tom Beierman, 8) Richard Black Main Event: 1) Joe Smith, 2) Adam Smith, 3) Eric Hector, 4) Rafael Kurek, 5) Richard Black, 6) Austin Weber, 7) Tom Beierman, 8) David Macken Jerry's Auto Supply Street Stocks .Fast Tune: Brad Morrison, 15.045 A Heat Race: 1) Randy Pugh, 2) Kyle Childress, 3) Jim Bise, 4) Zack An- derson, 5) David Anderson, 6) Rick Bretches, 7) Darrel McCauley, 8) Pat Canady, 9) #82, 10) Brad Morrison Main Event: 1) Brad Morrison, 2) Ran- dy Pugh, 3) Kyle Childress, 4) Zach Anderson, 5) Rick Bretches, 6) Pat Canady, 7) Jim Bise, 8) David Ander- son, 9) Darrel McCauley, 10) Gordie Santos Schaeffer Oil Mini Stocks Fast Time: "A" Division: John Hagood, 15.929 Fast Time: "B" Division: Chris Weber, 17.453 "A" Division Heat Race: 1) John Ha- good, 2) Kelly Olsick, 3) Sid White, 4) Jeff Hector, 5) Colton Fisher, 6) Pat Las, 7) Dallas White "B" Division Heat Race: 1) Chris We- ber, 2) Chad McKinney, 3) Diauna Schiable, 4) #20, 5) Brian Hector, 6) Danielle Veenstra, 7) Synthia Pruneda Combined Main Event: 1) John Ha- good, 2) Sid White, 3) Kelly Olsick, 4) Colton Fisher, 5) Dallas White, 6) Jeff Hector, 7) Dianna Schiable, 8) Chad McKiuney, 9) Brian Hector, 10) Chris Weber, 11) Synthia Pruneda, 12) Dan- ielle Veenstra Ephrata Pioneer Muffler II Adult V6 Super Cars A H~at Race: 1) Rich Childress, 2) Jen Black, 3) Chuck Johnson Main Event: 1) Rich Childress, 2) Chuck Johnson, 3) Jen Black Kim Janke State Farm Agent Youth V6 Super Cars A Heat Race: 1) Ethan Smith Main Event: 1) Ethan Smith Northwest. Vintage Modified Racing Association Fast Time: Robert Wheeler, 15.275 A Trophy Dash: John Mustered B Trophy Dash: Tom Smitharn Main Event: 1) Robert Wheeler, 2): Devin Eierman, 3) Kyten Jones, 4) John Mustered, 5) Michael Clother, 6) Tom Smitham, 7) Dwight Trapp, 8) Robby Cartwright, 9) Robert Rux: with kid O-6yrs 01dl