Football: Coleville slams Smith Valley
The Coleville Wolves moved to 5-0 in league play with a 56-18 victory over the visiting Smith Valley Bulldogs.
The game was called at halftime due to a lightning storm. Coleville dominated the game outgaining Smith Valley 336-44 yards in total offense.
Tailback John “Buh” Hamilton needed only 8 carries to gain 184 yards on the ground and led the Wolves in scoring with four rushing touchdowns.
Splitend Emmi Sandoval had two receptions for 41 yards including a 33-yard touchdown reception. Sandoval also returned a kickoff 75 yards for a second touchdown.
Josiah Huhta was a modest 4-for-9 for 69 yards passing with one touchdown pass and a short touchdown run.
Freshman quarterback Seth Huhta completed his first career touchdown pass. Huhta’s 72-yard strike was caught by fellow freshman Nestor Gutierrez.
Defensively, Coleville was led by Seniors Tyler Summers (4 solos, 1 assist, and 1 sack) and Emmi Sandoval (3 solos and 3 assists). Junior Mat Randall made a strong contribution with 2 solos, 3 assists, and 1 sack.
Freshman Jacob Park led the second team with 1 solo, 2 assists, and 1 sack. Seth Huhta added 1 solo and an interception.
“I was disappointed that we were only able to get in half a game following a week off with a bye. The toughest part of our season begins Saturday when we host Owyhee and we really needed the game time to prepare,” commented coach Will Sandy.
Coleville hosts the Owyhee Braves on Saturday with the game beginning at 1 p.m.