Regular season ends with loss | Bonney Lake Football

The Bonney Lake Panthers finished the regular season with a loss to the Peninsula Seahawks.

Bonney Lake Panthers

The Bonney Lake Panthers finished the regular season with a loss to the Peninsula Seahawks.

The South Puget Sound League 3A leader beat the Panthers 59-28.

Bonney Lake coach Jason Silbaugh said this was a rough game.

“We struggled containing their special teams all night which gave them a short field to work with,” he said. “The players fought hard all night and never gave up.”

Big performers in the loss for Bonney Lake were senior quarterback Isaiah Weed who went 17 for 34 passing for 229 yards.

Weed also rushed for 28 yards and one touchdown.

Senior Ethan McElderry carried the ball 17 times for 97 yards.

McElderry also had three catches for 44 yards.

He scored both a rushing and receiving touchdown for Bonney Lake.

Tre Weed finished the game with 10 catches for 132 yards.

The Panthers end with a 1-6 conference record and 2-7 overall.

Bonney Lake’s only conference win was 38-7 over Auburn Riverside in mid October.

However, the season isn’t over for the Panthers.

Bonney Lake play its week 10 game Friday when it hosts Washington at 6 p.m.

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