Panthers win first game since September | Bonney Lake Football

Bonney Lake won its first league game Friday against Auburn Riverside. The Panthers beat the Ravens 38-7.

Bonney Lake hosted Auburn Riverside Friday

Bonney Lake won its first league game Friday against Auburn Riverside.

The Panthers beat the Ravens 38-7.

Bonney Lake scored first on an 11 yard touchdown run by Ethan McElderry.

McElderry converted two points for the Panthers with a pass from quarterback Isaiah Weed.

Bonney Lake was up 8-0 early in the first quarter.

McElderry scored again for Bonney Lake late in the first quarter off a seven yard pass from Weed.

The Panthers went for the two point conversion again and were successful.

Ethen Koepke ran it into the end zone, improving Bonney Lake’s lead to 16-0.

Roughly mid way through the second quarter, Weed threw a pass to Patrick Oxile for a nine yard gain and another Panther touchdown.

And once again, Bonney Lake went for the two points.

This time it was a quarterback keeper by Weed and the Panthers led 24-0.

Nine seconds before halftime, Auburn Riverside scored bringing Bonney Lake’s lead to 24-7.

Koepke scored the Panthers fourth touchdown of the game with a eight yard pass from Weed.

Weed kept the ball again as Bonney Lake scored its fourth two point conversion of the game.

The Panthers led 32-7 over the Ravens at the end of the third quarter.

McElderry ran 47 yards, scoring the final touchdown of the game.

And for the fifth time, the Panthers went for the two points.

However, this time Bonney Lake was unsuccessful to make it to the end zone.

Weed finished the game 11 for 24 for 102 yards.

The Panthers lead rusher of the game was McElderry with 70 yards on 10 carries.

And Koepke finished the game as Bonney Lake’s leading receiver with 41 yards on three receptions.

This was the Panthers first win since mid-September when it beat Clover Park 55-6.

The win improves Bonney Lake to 1-3 in league play and 2-4 overall.

The Panthers now sit in the middle of the league in fifth place in the South Puget Sound League 3A.

Bonney Lake hosts Auburn at 7 p.m. Friday.

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