Elma falls to Eatonville


Cruisers 28, Eagles 14

EATONVILLE — Eatonville racked up 358 yards of total offense and rolled past Elma, 28-14, in a non-league football game on Friday at Eatonville.

The Cruisers (1-1) opened up the scoring in the first quarter with two touchdowns.

The Eagles (0-2) scored two touchdowns in the second quarter on passes by Lane Sutton to Todd Swinhart, for 21 and 15 yards respectively. The first point-after try kick was blocked and Swinhart ran the ball in for a 2-point conversion after the second score.

The Eagles finished with 303 yards of total offense.

Brian Maslen led Elma with 21 carries for 95 yards. Swinhart made two catches for 113 yards and Eric Atkins added five carries for 74 yards for the Eagles.

“We had opportunities to win again, but we didn’t convert,” Elma head coach Jim Hill said. “We need to work on our mental toughness and tackling for our next game.”

On Friday, Elma will face Tenino in an Evergreen 1A League opener.