By beating La Center tonight in the first game of the season, Ridgefield equaled its win total from last year.

The 19-0 non-league win came almost completely on the ground. Junior running back Hunter Abrams punched in two and Tanner Roberts one.

First-year Ridgefield head coach Chris Abrams said starting the season off with a win felt great and that he was happy his team was rewarded for their hard work.

As for the heavy run game, Chris Abrams said he had a lot of confidence in his front line going into the game.

“I’ve seen them in the weight room,” he said.

Fresh off a state championship, Hockinson kicked off their encore season with a 52-14 win against Toppenish on the road.

Prairie ushered in the Mike Peck coaching era with a win. The Falcons beat Parkrose 33-0 at Battle Ground District Stadium.

Battle Ground fell 56-7 to Bethel on the road. 

Woodland had a tough battle with Kalama. 


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