Sumner wins, tied for lead | Football

Josh Riley earns yardage during the Sumner Spartans’ Thursday night victory at Peninsula High. The hard-fought win kept Sumner in a tie for first place in the SPSL 3A.

With four games remaining in the regular season, the Sumner Spartans sit in first place of the South Puget Sound League 3A division.

The Spartans are tied with the Lakes Lancers with a 3-0 conference record and 5-0 overall.

Sumner’s latest win came Thursday against the Peninsula Seahawks.

The Spartans won by one, 21-20.

During the final seconds of Root Sports Game of the Week, the Seahawks scored a touchdown to come within one.

Rather than going for a two point conversion, Peninsula decided to kick the point after and tie the game.

But the Seahawks’ kick was blocked, sealing the victory for the Spartans.

Junior running back Connor Wedington had 18 carries for 129 yards.

Senior Josh Riley rushed the ball on 23 carries for 101 yards.

Bonney Lake slips to 1-2 in league play

The Panthers are five spots behind its league-leading rivals.

Bonney Lake is 1-2 in conference play and 2-3 overall.

The Panthers hosted the tied for Lakes Lancers and lost Friday 27-7.

Bonney Lake’s only score of the game came in the second quarter.