Bonney Lake moves up in SPSL 3A after victory over Mountainview

Bonney Lake beat the Trojans 38-20.

The Panthers moved up in the standings after beating the Auburn Trojans in a Thursday night game.

Bonney Lake won 38-20 and now sits tied for second place in the SPSL 3A with Lakes and Auburn Mountainview. Bonney Lake is 3-2 in league play and 4-3 overall.

The Panthers scored early with a 1-yard run from senior running back Ethen Koepke. The Panthers added to their lead in the second quarter with a pair of touchdowns. Junior running back Marcus Hamilton scored on a 3-yard run and Koepke scored on a 3-yard run.

Entering halftime Bonney Lake was up 21-0 over the Trojans.

Coming back, Auburn scored a touchdown, putting the Trojans on the board for the first time.

Bonney Lake answered with a 27-yard Hamilton run, putting the Panthers up 28-7 during the third quarter.

The Trojans added a touchdown to end the third quarter, but Bonney Lake kicked a 25-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to increase its lead to 17. The Trojans scored its final touchdown of the night but were unsuccessful with the point after.

The final score of the game came off a 27-yard run from Koepke.

Next up for Bonney Lake is its rivalry game against Sumner with kickoff set for 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at Sunset Chev Stadium.