Federal Way runs over Jefferson, 42-22
June 13, 2008 · Updated 1:23 PM
The Federal Way Eagles completed a perfect South Puget Sound League North Division season Friday night with another dominating performance. The Eagles rolled over cross-district rival Thomas Jefferson at Federal Way Memorial Stadium, 42-22.
Federal Way (7-0, 8-1) jumped all over the Raiders (1-6, 1-8) during the first half, scoring the first six touchdowns of the game to take a 42-0 lead into the locker room at halftime. The big lead allowed Eagle coach John Meagher to rest most of his starters during the second half.
Senior quarterback Justin Southern continued his strong season for the Eagles by accounting for five more touchdowns. Southern hit senior receiver Aaron Broussard for a 53-yard score, scored on a 1-yard run and then hit Greylin James with a 22-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter.
Southern added his third touchdown pass of the game early in the second quarter when he hit Jordan Larson from 8 yards out. Southern added a 17-yard touchdown run to make it 35-0. Junior tailback Andre Barrington ended the first-half scoring barrage with a 65-yard touchdown run to make it 42-0.
Jefferson got two third-quarter touchdowns from senior Bryant Cameron. Cameron ran back an interception 48 yards and caught a 21-yard touchdown pass. Trenton Pinson added a 10-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter to finalize the score at 42-22.
Now, Federal Ways attention is focused firmly on the Cascade Bruins. The Eagles will host the Bruins in the preliminary round of the Class 4A State Playoffs at 7 p.m. Saturday night with a spot into the first round of the 16-team tournament on the line.
Jefferson will end its season at 7:30 p.m. at Seattles Memorial Stadium against Ingraham High School in a crossover game.
Curtis 34, Beamer 25 (Saturday)
The Titans (0-7, 2-7) remained winless in the SPSL South with a 34-25 loss to the Curtis Vikings Saturday night at Federal Way Memorial Stadium.
Beamer got three touchdown passes from Christian Cooper and a 1-yard touchdown run from senior tailback Lamardray Fuller. Cooper had touchdown passes to Cory Obungen, Josh Waller and Fuller.
The Titans will end their season on Thursday night when they host the Kentlake Falcons at Federal Way Memorial Stadium in an SPSL crossover game.
Tahoma 39, Decatur 0 (Thursday)
The Gators (0-7, 1-8) remained winless in the SPSL North with a 39-0 loss to the Tahoma Bears Thursday night.
Decatur ends their season at 7 p.m. Thursday night against the Spanaway Lake Sentinels.
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