Cruisers win regular season finale undefeated
The Cruisers went on the road to Hoquiam this past Friday night to take on the Hoquiam Grizzlies in their final regular-season game.
The Cruisers would down the Grizzlies 40-12 at historic Olympic Stadium.
Dylan Norman opened up the scoring for the Cruisers when he took a Kevin Wulff-handoff 12 yards for the score to put the Cruisers ahead 6-0.
The Grizzlies answered back by marching 69 yards on six plays with the drive being capped by a 54-yard scoring run to even the score up at 6-6.
On their next possession, the Cruisers marched 61 yards on six plays ending with Jake Wood running the ball in from 17 yards out for the score.
Norman scored again for the Cruisers on a 1-yard run to extend the Cruiser lead to 20-6.
Early in the second quarter, Wulff hit Jakob Lucht for a 20-yard touchdown to go up 27-6.
Elijah Stewart got in on the scoring when he took a Wulff handoff 2 yards into the end zone to make it 34-6.
With under a minute to play in the first half, junior exchange student Sebastian Molina hit a 17-yard field goal to give the Cruisers a 37-6 lead into halftime.
Molina converted again late in the third quarter when he connected on a 31-yard field goal to extend the Cruiser lead to 40-6.
The Grizzlies scored one last time in the fourth quarter, but it wouldn’t be enough as the Cruisers won the game 40-12.
With this win, the Cruisers finish 9-0 in regular-season play and wrap up the season undefeated. They now will host the Seton-Catholic Cougars at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Art Crat Field at Bethel High School in a winner to state/loser out game.
Game Stat Leaders
Passing – Kevin Wulff: 5-of-5 passing for 96 yards and 1 TD
Rushing – Dylan Norman: 6 carries for 84 yards and 2 TD
Receiving – Jakob Lucht: 3 catches for 73 yards and 1 TD