This will serve as your live game thread from the Emerald City Kickoff Classic at Husky Stadium – Next up: Coeur d’Alene vs. Bothell
Final – Bothell 44, Coeur d’Alene 43
Bothell takes a knee and it’s over. What a game.
And again. Sam McPherson picks off Amos and goes off. Gets tripped up on Coeur d’Alene’s 11-yard line.
Huge pick by Bothell defense with 1:44 left in the game.
TD – Bothell 44, Coeur d’Alene 43
Colton Sather with a huge 39-yard touchdown reception from Ross Bowers to tie the game with 1:50 left. Bothell’s Steve Weedin kick is good.
With under two minutes left in the game, Bothell takes over on the Coeur d’Alene 39-yard line.
TD – Coeur d’Alene 43, Bothell 37
Damani St. Johns gets it again, this time finishing what he started. He rushes the one yard into the endzone for a Bothell touchdown. Steven Weedin’s kick is good.
Damani St. Johns bounces off a few Coeur d’Alene and eventually runs it just short of the goal line. It was a 13-yard run, stopped short at the 1-yard line.
Ross Bowers completes a pass to Cameron Gale for 12 yards and another first down. Bothell then gets called for a false start, taking the ball back to Coeur d’Alene’s 36-yard line.
Bothell’s Cameron Gale receives the ball for 19 yards as Bothell continues their march up the field.
Bothell doing everything it can to keep Coeur d’Alene out of the endzone. It works – Drew Berger fumbles and Jacob Johnston recovers for Bothell.
Cameron Gale completes an 18-yard pass from Ross Bowers.
TD – Coeur d’Alene 43, Bothell 30
Drew Berger takes a 6-yard run into the endzone for another Coeur d’Alene touchdown. The 2-point conversion fails.
Gunnar Amos keeps the ball and runs 24 yards.
End of third quarter – Coeur d’Alene 37, Bothell 30
TD – Coeur d’Alene 37, Bothell 30
Chase Blakley makes the 7-yard reception for a touchdown to put Coeur d’Alene ahead. Cole Williams with the PAT.
Nothing comes of the interception, though, and Bothell is forced to punt on 4th down. Coeur d’Alene takes over at their own 38-yard line.
Gunnar Amos throws it long, the pass is bobbled, and Bothell comes down with it. Interception by Sean Hanrahan. The Bothell crowd is fueling the momentum shift.
TD – Coeur d’Alene 30, Bothell 30
Dayzell Wilson responds with a 23-yard touchdown reception from Ross Bowers. Samuel McPherson rushes for a successful 2-point conversion.
Ross Bowers fumbles the ball, but, lucky for Bothell, Samuel McPherson recovers the ball. It was a loss of 10 yards.
TD – Coeur d’Alene 30, Bothell 22
Bothell gets some more points on the board with a 24-yard rushing touchdown by Colton Sather. Ross Bowers pass to Colton Sather for the 2-point conversion successful.
Start of third quarter.
Some notes at halftime:
Coeur d’Alene has 251 yards of total offense, while Bothell has 124.
Gunnar Amos (CDA) is 16-25 for 180 yards and a touchdown. Ross Bowers (B) is 7-20 for 74 yards, one touchdown, one interception. He’s been sacked five times.
Halftime – Coeur d’Alene 30, Bothell 14
Coeur d’Alene’s Chase Blakley all over this Bothell offense.
Bothell fumbles the ball but recovers with a loss of two yards.
Bothell’s Ryan Croson makes a 17-yard reception from Ross Bowers.
38-yard kick return by Bothell’s Samuel McPherson.
TD – Coeur d’Alene 30, Bothell 14
Coeur d’Alene’s Drew Berger with a 3-yard rushing touchdown. 2-point conversion pass failed.
TD – Coeur d’Alene 24, Bothell 14
Ross Bowers completes a 17-yard pass to Dayzell Wilson, who makes it into the endzone for a Bothell touchdown. Steven Weedin with the extra point.
TD – Coeur d’Alene 24, Bothell 7
Gunnar Amos runs 9 yards into the endzone for a Coeur d’Alene touchdown. The two-point conversion is made successful by Gunnar Amos pass to Chase Blakley.
TD – Coeur d’Alene 16, Bothell 7
Coeur d’Alene’s Chase Blakley makes the 37-yard touchdown reception from Gunnar Amos. Drew Berger takes the hand-off into the endzone for a successful 2-point conversion.
End of first quarter – Coeur d’Alene 8, Bothell 7
Coeur d’Alene’s Gunnar Amos makes a 1-yard run into the endzone. 2-point conversion successful with Gunnar Amos passing to Chase Blakley.
Coeur d’Alene receives the ball and returns it 30 yards. They take over at their own 30-yard line.
TD – Bothell 7, Coeur d’Alene 0
Bothell receives the kickoff, and Samuel McPherson returns it 88 yards for the touchdown. Steven Weedin makes the extra point.