High School Bears football team got back on the winning track in this young
season with a commanding win against Thunder Mountain of Juneau, a first-year
program. Kodiak jumped out early and rarely stumbled as they defeated the
spread the scoring around, with three different players scoring rushing
touchdowns in the first period alone. But Rafael Matautia and
Riley McFarlin scored twice each to account for half of Kodiak's scoring.
were leading 28-to-zero in the second period when Zack Watkins was tackled in
the end zone for a safety to get the Falcons on the scoreboard. Then on the
ensuing possession, Thunder Mountain reached the end zone, and after another
Kodiak score, did it again on a 31-yard pass play, bringing the score to
35-to-14 to end the half.
also dominated the second half, though were stopped short on a couple of drives
and were forced to attempt filed goals that failed.
improve their record to 2-and-1, and will start five straight games of Northern
Lights Conference play next Saturday, when they host the always-tough Skyview
Panthers. Thunder Mountain falls to 0-and-2.