Week 5 prep football preview: Ridgefield vs. Washougal
Ridgefield vs. Washougal
2A GREATER ST. HELENS LEAGUE GAME
WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday
WHERE: Fishback Stadium, Washougal HS, 1201 39th St., Washougal
BROADCAST: Video webcast, ESN/NFHS Network ($9.95 monthly subscription required)
RECORDS: Ridgefield (2-2, 1-1), Washougal (2-2, 1-0)
LAST WEEK: Ridgefield beat Mark Morris 20-13; Washougal lost to W.F. West 23-7
LAST YEAR: Washougal 35, Ridgefield 19
ABOUT RIDGEFIELD: Hunter Abrams rushed for 178 yards and two second-half touchdowns that helped seal last week’s win against Mark Morris. Abrams has 505 yards rushing and six touchdowns. The Spudders held Mark Morris 267 yards of offense, with 80 yards coming on one play. Luke Price has passed for 538 yards and six TDs.
ABOUT WASHOUGAL: QB Dalton Payne has thrown for 746 yards and eight TDs in three games. He had a season-best 368 yards and four TDs vs. Woodland in Week 3. But Payne also hurt his arm in that game and did not play last week against WF West. His status for Week 5 is uncertain. Tristan Farrell was 10 of 14 for 118 yards in his place. Brevan Bea also played some quarterback as well. He led the Panthers with 42 yards rush, and caught three passes for 56 yards.
FANS’ PICK: Washougal (74 percent)
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