Prosser blows out rival Ellensburg, 42-20

Mustangs dominate homecoming

Chase Courtney catches a 28-yard touchdown strike from quarterback Will Weinmann in the second quarter of Friday’s game, after outpassing Ellensburg’s Riley Seed.

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Chase Courtney catches a 28-yard touchdown strike from quarterback Will Weinmann in the second quarter of Friday’s game, after outpassing Ellensburg’s Riley Seed.



— The Mustangs rolled to an easy 42-20 homecoming victory over their 2A rival Ellensburg Bulldogs.

The homecoming victory for the Mustangs (4-2) comes after dropping two of their last three games. And it couldn’t have come at a better time.

This Friday, the Mustangs travel to Toppenish to face the Wildcats (5-1) in what could be a game that decides who makes it into the playoffs later this fall.

Toppenish sits in the No. 2 position in the Central Washington Athletic Conference-South standings, with Prosser in the No. 3 position.

Both teams have dropped a game to league-leading Selah (5-0).

Last Friday, the Mustangs looked like a team ready to head back to the playoffs.

Prosser took the opening kickoff and drove down the field, with Will Weinmann completing a pass to Levi Vermulm to take a quick lead. The extra point was good.

Weinmann added two more touchdown passes in the first quarter to put the game away.

Chase Courtney grabbed the second touchdown, a 28-yard strike; and Will Thompson reeled in a 30-yard bomb. The points-after were good and Prosser had a 21-lead at the end of the first quarter.

Ellensburg managed a touchdown in the second quarter, but missed the point-after

But just as the Bulldogs appeared to be awakening, Weinmann hit Vermulm again, for a 47-yard touchdown in the second quarter.

J.R. Coleman then added the Mustangs first rushing touchdown, followed by another touchdown pass to Courtney. With the points-after good, Prosser took a 42-6 lead to the half.

In the third quarter, Prosser brought out second-team players.

The Bulldogs varsity added 14 points in the second-half, not enough to get back into the game in Art Fiker Stadium.



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