The White team jumped ahead early to dominate the Black team 45-0 in Southern Oregon’s spring football game at Raider Stadium Friday night.
Quarterback Austin Dodge led the white team completing 11-of-15 for 187-yards and two touchdowns while running back Manny Barragan ran for 153-yards and two scores.
The Black team struggled with quarterback Chris Kammel throwing 8-of-17 for 63-yards while the defense recovered a forced fumble in the first half.
Scoring started off quick for the White team when Dodge threw a pass to wide receiver Cole McKenzie for a 60-yard touchdown on their first play of possession. The Black team struggled to get anything going forcing them to punt the ball deep in their territory. The White team worked their way down the field to score on a 6-yard run by Barragan to make it 14-0 at the end of the first quarter.
The Black team held the White team to a field goal to start the second quarter but continued to struggle offensively as they punted after a three and out. The White team’s next drive would come to an end after a forced fumble was recovered by the Black team at midfield. The Black team was unable to capitalize on the turnover allowing the White team to score before half-time on a 19-yard pass from Dodge to wide receiver Patrick Donahue.
The White team opened up the second half with an 89-yard kick return by Donahue for the score. The White team continued to improve their lead when they recovered a blocked punt in the end zone giving them a 38-0 lead over the Black team. The scoring ended with a wild 88-yard run by Barragan giving the White team the easy win in this year’s spring football game.