Spartans beat Lancers, remain undefeated | Football

The Spartans hosted Lakes in their final home game of the season and won 31-24.

The Sumner High Spartans added another win to their perfect record Friday, beating the Lakes Lancers in a highly-anticipated South Puget Sound League 3A showdown.

The Spartans hosted Lakes in their final home game of the season and won 31-24.

The Lancers got on the board first, scoring a touchdown to take a 7-0 lead.

Sumner answered with a 69-yard touchdown pass from sophomore wide receiver Tre Weed to junior wide receiver Tyson Rainwater. The second quarter saw another Lakes touchdown and a 23-yard field goal from Sumner, sending the Spartans into halftime trailing their guests 14-10.

The third quarter belonged to the Spartans, as Sumner scored two touchdowns to take the lead.

Junior running back Connor Wedington scored on a 61-yard run and senior running back Josh Riley scored on a 80-yard run. To end the quarter, Lakes scored another TD, bringing the Lancers within three.

Sumner scored a fourth-quarter touchdown on a 13-yard run from Riley, pushing the Spartans back on top by 10 points. The Lancers added a field goal, but it wasn’t enough.

The Spartans remain undefeated with a 5-0, 7-0 record.

Up next for Sumner is its rival, Bonney Lake. Game time is 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, at Sunset Chev Stadium