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Auburn Riverside cruises past Kent-Meridian 50-27, secures playoff berth | Prep Football
Auburn Riverside improved to 6-0 and clinched a playoff berth with a 50-27 South Puget Sound League North 4A win over Kent-Meridian on Friday night.
The Ravens (6-0 league, 6-0 overall) led 21-12 at the half before exploding for 22 points in the third quarter and touchdown in the fourth to put away the Royals (1-4, 1-5).
Senior Kevin Thomson again led the way for the Ravens, completing 18 of 28 passes for a career-high 401 yards and five TDs. Thomson added two rushing touchdowns.
Thomson's favorite target was senior Drew Wallen, who had seven catches for 175 yards and two TDs. Joey Lucchesi had four receptions for 75 yards and a touchdown and Michael Lucchesi added three catches for 87 yards and a TD. Bradley Means also added a TD reception.
Cole Huckaby led the ground in rushing with 71 yards on 15 carries.
The Ravens finished the game perfect in the red zone, converting five trips into five touchdowns.
Artem Deyenka, Joey Galeno and Shaun Meehan had sacks for Auburn Riverside.
Kent-Meridian had 442 rushing yards as a team, with quarterback Quincy Carter earning 223 of them and adding three rushing TDs. Danny Nguyen chipped in with 91 yards on 11 carries with a touchdown.