Lions pull out overtime victory; Ravens stumble | NPSL football

Lions pull out overtime victory; Ravens stumble | NPSL football

Carlos Huizar kicked a 43-yard field goal in overtime to lift Auburn Mountainview past Federal Way 37-34 in a North Puget Sound League Valley Division opener Friday night at Auburn Memorial Stadium.

Huizar also hit from 35 and 40 yards out to help the Lions (1-3) deliver a much-needed victory, having dropped two of their first three games by a combined seven points.

Sophomore running back Berkley Alfrey’s 10-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter tied the game in regulation for the Lions. Alfrey, who scored on an 11-yard run in the second quarter, finished with 63 yards on 15 carries.

Quarterback Drew Davenport threw a 65-yard TD pass to Jeremiah Penn and scored on a 3-yard run for Auburn Mountainview. He completed 11 of 25 passes for 210 yards. Bill Benjamin, who blocked an extra-point kick, grabbed four passes for 99 yards.

The Lions host Kent-Meridian (1-3) this Friday. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Federal Way (2-2) travels to Kentlake (4-0) for a 6 p.m. game this Saturday.

Elsewhere

At Enumclaw 21, Auburn Riverside 7: Junior safety Javon Forward returned an interception 57 yards for a touchdown as the Ravens (3-1) fell to the Hornets (4-0) in an NPSL Mountain Division game Friday.

Forward led the Ravens with 10 tackles, four of which were solo, and had 87 yards rushing.

Auburn Riverside takes on Kentwood (0-4) at 7 p.m. Thursday at French Field.




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