Enumclaw High again jumped into the victory column Friday night, beating Auburn Riverside 23-13 at Pete’s Pool.
The victory gives the Hornets a 2-3 South Puget Sound League 3A conference record and 3-4 overall.
Enumclaw’s next opponent is the Lakes Lancers; the two will square off Friday night at Harry E. Lang Stadium. The Lancers beat Sumner last week 28-10 on their home turf.
Lakes has a 3-2 SPSL record. An Enumclaw win would give the Hornets a fourth place tie and a shot at postseason play. The 3A District playoffs begin Nov. 7.
Peninsula leads the conference with a 5-0 record after defeating Auburn Mountainview Friday 25-20.
Enumclaw’s final game of the season is at home Oct. 30 against Auburn Mountainview.
Against Auburn Riverside, Enumclaw posted 10 points in the first quarter.
Connor Pierce scored a 7-yard rushing touchdown for the first score and Garrett Berquist kicked the extra point and added a field goal.
The Hornet defense held the Ravens scoreless through the first half by both pressuring the quarterback and solid secondary play.
Casey Harberts scored a 27-yard touchdown in the second quarter to put Enumclaw up 16-0 at the half.
In the third quarter Pierce scored again from 8-yards out to seal the win.
The Ravens scored both of their touchdowns in the fourth quarter.