Panther defense tames Savages
Jared Smith holds on tight for a tackle in the Salmon back field on Friday night.
THOMAS â€” The Snake River Panthers reverted to the time tested football formula on Saturday evening, pounding the rock with seven different running backs, who amassed 221-yards of rushing between them and then turned the ball over to their stingy defense who collected a trio of turnovers, leading the Panthers to a 26-7 homecoming victory over the Savages of Salmon.
"I think that the biggest thing about tonight was just getting our confidence back as a team," Snake River head coach Jeff Dalley said. "We knew that we have a talented team and we were playing a bunch of new kids at different positions tonight and they all stepped it up big for us."
SAL 0 0 7 0 - 7
SR 6 6 0 14 - 26
Snake River 26, Salmon 7
SR - 1:32 - C.J. Toulouse 1 yd run (kick failed) 6-0
SR - 8:35 - Chad Van Orden 15 yd rec from Toulouse (run failed) 12-0
SAL - 2:55 - Derrick Blake 8 yd run (Josh Stokes kick good) 12-7
SR - 9:444 - Emmett Smith 17 yd rec from Toulouse (Peterson kick) 19-7
SR - 3:36 - Emmett Smith 3 yd run (Peterson kick) 26-7
Passing: Toulouse 5-10, 66 2td Rushing: D. Williams 5-49, Toulouse 9-50, E. Smith 10-55 td, Grover 4-12, Pehrson 8-34, Gama 1-11, Hrabik 3-10 Receiving: Hrabik 3-24, E. Smith 1-17 td, C. Van Orden 2-29 td
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