PROSSER — Three touchdowns by junior running back Cade Harris propelled Prosser to a 38-7 victory in nonleague football action Friday night at Art Fiker Stadium.
Prosser’s defense locked down after giving up a touchdown on Zillah’s first drive, when quarterback Braydon Flood reached the end zone from 11 yards out. Nehemiah Medrano, who returned an interception for a touchdown last week, picked off a pair of passes for the Mustangs.
Their offense responded by scoring a pair of long touchdowns — a 60-yard pass from Kaiden Rivera to Abel Acosta and a 45-yard run by Harris. A long run by Isaac Kernan set up a 20-yard pass from Rivera to Harris on fourth and goal, and he scored once more on an 11-yard pass in the early in the third quarter.
Junior receiver Nate Robinson added two second-half touchdown passes from Rivera. Braydon Flood quarterbacked Zillah's offense once again with senior Claysen Delp sidelined.
Prosser (1-1) will head to Selah and Zillah (1-1) will host College Place in nonleague matchups next Friday.
Elsewhere, poor air quality due to wildfire smoke led Selah to cancel its matchup with Lakeside (Nine Mile Falls) and Kittitas canceled its game against Manson. Neither of those games will be rescheduled.
Smoke also forced the postponement of Granger’s home game against Wapato and pushed two other games to Saturday. East Valley will host Eisenhower at 6 p.m. and Ellensburg will host Davis at 4 p.m. in a game originally scheduled to be played at Zaepfel Stadium.
Zil — Braydon Flood 11 run (Jorge Espinoza kick)
Pro — Abel Acosta 60 pass from Kaiden Rivera (kick failed)
Pro — Kade Harris 45 run (run failed)
Pro — Harris 20 pass from Rivera (kick failed)
Pro — Harris 11 pass from Rivera (Ryan Beightol kick)
Pro — Nate Robinson 16 pass from Rivera (kick failed)
Pro — Robinson 10 pass from Rivera (Beightol kick)
RUSHING — Zillah, Ivan Torres 12-79, Flood 19-63, Owen Avila 1-2, Brady Damron 2-3. Prosser, Harris 12-110, Abel Acosta 4-3, Andy Gonzalez 3-19, Zach Castilleja 2-15.
PASSING — Zillah, Flood 2-10-2-8. Prosser, Rivera 31-52-1-337.
RECEIVING —Zillah, Avila 2-8. Prosser, Chris Veloz 4-31, AJ Gonzalez 5-27, Isaac Kernan 9-107, Harris 5-50, Acosta 1-60, Robinson 3-33, Noah Moreno 2-8.