Panthers, Spartans lose close games | Bonney Lake, Sumner Football

The Bonney Lake Panthers traveled to Lakes to face the Lancers Friday. Although a close game, the Panthers were unable to hold on and lost 29-22.

Sumner freshman Emmanuel Fidecaro jumps over the Peninsula defenders Friday. The Spartans lost the game in overtime 26-20.

The Bonney Lake Panthers traveled to Lakes to face the Lancers Friday.

Although a close game, the Panthers were unable to hold on and lost 29-22.

“It was another heartbreaker on Friday,” coach Jason Silbaugh said.

Bonney Lake and Lakes were tied at 22 late in the fourth quarter.

Silbaugh said to set up the tie, Riley Teed blocked Lakes’ extra point. The Panthers scored on the next drive and converted two points.

With 2:36 to play in the game. Lakes took the lead.

The Panthers marched down the field but Isaiah Weed was intercepted in the end zone.

“It was the second week in a row in which we have outgained our opponents but turnovers have cost us the game,” Silbaugh said.

The Panthers fell seventh in the league with a 0-3 league record and 1-4 overall.

Bonney Lake hosts Auburn Riverside at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10.


The Spartans hosted Peninsula Friday.

The game was tied twice, once in the second quarter and again in the fourth.

Sumner had the lead after a field goal in the fourth but Peninsula tied the game at 20.

The game went into overtime and the Seahawks won after a seven yard touchdown.

With the loss, the Spartans fell to fifth place in the South Puget Sound League 3A with a 1-2 league record and 3-2 overall.

Sumner travels to Auburn Thursday to face the Trojans at 7 p.m.

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