Prep football preview: The Dalles vs. Fort Vancouver
When, where: 8 p.m. Friday; Kiggins Bowl, Discovery MS, Vancouver
Internet radio: kodl.com
Last week: The Dalles lost to Molalla 32-20; Fort Vancouver lost to Hudson’s Bay 22-0
Last meeting: Fort Vancouver won 58-28 in 2014.
Players to watch: The Dalles QB Dominique Seufalemua threw two TD passes last week. Fort QB Erik Coppinger could be in for a big game.
Game notes: The Dalles enters the game on a 16-game losing streak. The Riverhawks’ last win came on Sept. 7, 2013 against Benson Tech. … The Riverhawks led Molalla 20-6 in the second quarter before Molalla ran off 26 straight points. … The Dalles gave up 428 passing yards last week. … The Dalles’ Devin Wilson had a combined 129 yards rushing and receiving. … Fort’s Erik Coppinger passed for 133 yards, but also threw three interceptions. … Miscues and penalties stalled Fort drives last week. … Fort ran all over The Dalles last season. Last week, Fort managed -6 net yards rushing against Bay.
The Prep Proletariat says: “A team on a 16-game skid playing on the road? That’s a no-brainer, right? Well, The Dalles looks improved, while Fort is still experiencing growing pains. THE DALLES 29, FORT VANCOUVER 26.”