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Jamaal Evans, Centennial nearly unstoppable against Faith Lutheran

Centennial quarterback Jamaal Evans led an attack that scored eight times on its first nine possessions Thursday and never punted in the game to take down visiting Faith Lutheran, 55-14.

Evans rushed for 106 yards and four touchdowns and passed for 217 yards and three touchdowns. Savon Scarver added 143 yards on the ground and scored the only non-Evans TD. Centennial (3-5, 2-3 Northwest League) had 643 yards of total offense.

After forcing Faith Lutheran (5-4, 4-2) to punt on its first possession, Centennial traded touchdowns with the Crusaders, leading to a 14-14 tie early in the second quarter. A successful onside kick snapped that pattern and the Bulldogs went on to a 28-point quarter and a 35-14 halftime lead.

Christian Marshall had 102 yards on 15 carries for Faith Lutheran. Crusaders quarterback Sagan Gronauer had a touchdown run in the first quarter and a touchdown pass to Elijah Kothe in the second quarter.

Karl Murphy had an interception for Centennial. Faith Lutheran’s Hunter Kaupiko recovered a Centennial fumble.

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