Spartans advance to Elite 8 | Sumner Football

The Sumner Spartans are at it again. Winning its 11th consecutive game of the season beating the W.F. West Bearcats 28-14 Friday.

Sumner running back Brandon Tuilaepa cuts up field during the 28-14 win against W.F. West on Nov. 15.

The Sumner Spartans are at it again. Winning its 11th consecutive game of the season beating the W.F. West Bearcats 28-14 Friday.

The first quarter went scoreless as the Spartans stopped the Bearcats from scoring on two drives in the red zone.

Sumner running back Brandon Tuilaepa scored the first points of the game on a 23 yard touchdown run with 7:09 to go in the second quarter.

Tuilaepa scored another six for Sumner with time running out in the first half. With the extra point, the Spartans’ lead increased to 14-0 going into halftime.

After two quarters of play, Tuilaepa had 141 yards rushing and two touchdowns.

Less than two minutes into the third quarter, quarterback Chase Torgison threw to Tuilaepa for his third touchdown of the night on a 19 yard catch.

The Spartans were up 28-0 with 5:20 to go in the third on a touchdown by running back DeJon Lynch.

The Bearcats scored for the first time on a one yard run by running back Zach Braun with 4:39 to go in the game.

With under two minutes to go in the game, W.F. West scored a second touchdown.

The win advanced the Spartans to the Elite 8 where they will face the Lynden Lions at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22 at Civic Stadium in Bellingham.

Sumner lost to Lynden 42-7 last year in the same round and look to win the rematch.

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