Week 2 football preview: Hudson’s Bay vs. R.A. Long
When, where: 7 p.m. Friday at Memorial Stadium, Longview.
Last meeting: R.A. Long won 14-0 at Sept. 10, 2010 in Vancouver
Last week: Hudson’s Bay lost to Washougal 41-9; R.A. Long lost to Elma 47-27.
Hudson’s Bay (0-1): This is the second 2A GSHL opponent for the Eagles in two weeks …. Bay stuck almost exclusively with the running game against Washougal. … QB Emilio Alcantar rushed for 104 yards on eight carries and only attempted two passes (both incomplete). … The Eagles could not stop Washougal, which gained 451 yards of offense.
R.A. Long (0-1): The Lumberjacks gave up four scoring plays of 50 yards or more against Elma. … After scoring the first TD on an interception return, R.A. Long found itself behind 27-6 in the second quarter before rallying to make 27-21 at halftime. … Elma scored the next two TDs to regain control 40-21. … RB James Rountree had 94 yards on 21 carries. … WR Jacob Yordy caught nine passes for 86 yards and a TD. … QB Ryan Peerboom was 16 of 31 for 137 yards.
Bottom line: R.A. Long showed it has some weapons on offense, which is not good news for Bay.
Columbian’s pick: R.A. Long.
Fans’ pick: R.A. Long