Week 6 football preview: Washougal vs. Crook County
When, where: 7 p.m. Friday at Crook County HS, Prineville, OR (non-league game)
Last meeting: Crook County won 33-16 on Oct. 8, 2010 in Washougal.
Last week: Washougal beat R.A. Long 42-14; Crook County lost to Cascade Christian 43-15.
Washougal (5-0): The Panthers have score 40 points or more in each of their five games this season. … Last week’s win was the first time the Panthers went to their passing game heavily. QB Colton Sullivan responded by passing for 351 yards of 13-of-18 passing. … Even with Sullivan passing, the Panthers still rolled up 318 yards on the ground. Caleb Howard had 78 yards while Sam O’Hara and Stephen Camden had 72 each. … Karsten Short caught four passes for 155 yards.
Crook County (2-3): The Cowboys beat Washougal last season on their way to a 7-3 season. … Crook County is a Class 4A Oregon school. Class 6A is the largest classificiation in Oregon. .. Crook County had trouble stopping Cascade Christian’s explosive offense last week, falling behind 36-7 in the third quarter. … Brandon Zemp led Crook County with 62 rushing yards last week. … QB Kole Brewer was 8 for 15 for 40 yards.
Bottom line: Crook County couldn’t stop Cascade Christian’s high-powered offense. Now, the Cowboys try to stop Washougal’s.
Columbian’s pick: Washougal.
Fans’ pick: Washougal.