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Joseph opens six-man season with 80-0 victory

First varsity win for new head coach
Paul Wahl

Wallowa County Chieftain

Published on September 4, 2018 4:22PM

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A convocation of Eagles, including Guylen Snyder on bottom and Hayden Hite, descend on Huntington’s Rudy Preiss during Saturday’s game in Huntington. The Eagles came away with a lopsided 80-0 victory.

Jeni Greenshields/For the Chieftain A convocation of Eagles, including Guylen Snyder on bottom and Hayden Hite, descend on Huntington’s Rudy Preiss during Saturday’s game in Huntington. The Eagles came away with a lopsided 80-0 victory.

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Jonah Staigle put the stop of Huntington’s Derrick Rothenburger during Friday’s game in Huntington.

Jeni Greenshields/For the Chieftain Jonah Staigle put the stop of Huntington’s Derrick Rothenburger during Friday’s game in Huntington.

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Joseph Eagle football squad made a huge impression in its opening game in the newly formed six-man league. The team blanked Huntington, 80-0, Friday.

The victory was also the first varsity win for head coach Duncan Christman.

Nearly everyone on the team made into the stats for the night.

Junior Carson Littlepage and seniors Tyler Homan and Trey Wandschneider led the team in scoring; Homan with six touchdowns and Littlepage and Wandschneider with two each.

Wandschneider also had three catches for 83 yards and pitched in with several tackles.

Kade Kilgore pitched in completing eight for 11 passes for 132 yards, include two one-point conversion attempts.

Joseph will host Burnt River 1 p.m. Saturday, one of five home games for the season.



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