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Playoff-bound Auburn routs Auburn Riverside, 42-14 | Prep football
Auburn exploded for 264 rushing yards in a 42-14 South Puget Sound League North 4A victory over cross-town rival Auburn Riverside on Friday at Auburn Memorial Stadium.
The Trojans (7-1 league, 7-2 overall) secured second-place in the North and a first-round playoff game Nov. 3 against the No. 3 seed out of the Narrows 4A Division.
Kieo Buchanan ran for 122 yards and two touchdowns on seven carries to lead the playoff-bound Trojans Auburn.
All told, the Trojans had 12 rushers touch the ball, including Sam Lindsay who carried the ball 11 times for 48 yards and a touchdown. Darnell Hagans and Brandon Greer added TDs.
The Trojans added 81 passing yard, bringing their total offense to 345 yards.
Nick Kaatz was 4-of-6 passing for 44 yards and a touchdown and Lindsay was 1-of-2 for 37 yards.
Hagans had one TD reception for 33 yards and TJ Muao had one reception for 33 yards.
For the Ravens, quarterback Kevin Thompson finished with 185 yards passing and a touchdown on 19-of-36 passing. Thompson also added 35 yards on the ground with a touchdown.
Michael Robinson led the way for the Ravens with five catches for 34 yards. Drew Wallen had four receptions for 46 yards, and Gavin Hettinger collected four catches for 40 yards
Cameron Clark finished with three catches for 42 yards and a touchdown.
Auburn Riverside (1-7, 1-8) closes out its season hosting SPSL South 4A Bethel (1-7, 2-7) at 7 p.m. Thursday at Auburn Memorial Stadium.