Colville members play pivotal roles for both teams in football duel 

WELLPINIT – Lonnie Simpson (Colville tribal member) threw two touchdown passes for Inchelium, but it wasn’t enough as the Hornets lost to host Wellpinit 46-20 in a Northeast 1B North League game on Friday afternoon on the Spokane Indian Reservation. 

Simpson connected with Payton Boyd (Colville tribal member) on a 12-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter and then found his wide-receiver, Dayton Seymour (Colville tribal member), for a 65-yard touchdown catch late in the fourth quarter. 

Adonis Seymour (Colville tribal member) added a rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter, bringing the Hornets deficit to 40-12. 

William Dick IV (Colville tribal member) finished with a touchdown catch (12-yard catch) and a two-point conversion for Wellpinit. 

Smokey Abrahamson rushed for two touchdowns and racked up 266 rushing yards on the day for the Redskins as they improve to 2-3 in NEA 1B league play and are 2-3 overall. 

Inchelium falls to 1-4 in NEA 1B league action and are 1-4 overall on the year. 

Upcoming games 

Inchelium faces Republic (2-2 NEA 1B, 2-4) on Friday night at 7 p.m. at Kettle Falls High School. 

Wellpinit plays at home against Columbia (1-3 NEA 1B, 1-3) on Friday afternoon at 3 p.m. 

                               1     2     3    4   Final 

Inchelium (1-4, 1-4)  0 -  6  -  0 - 14 (20) 

Wellpinit (2-3, 2-2)    8 - 16 - 16 - 6  (46) 


Northeast 1B North 

              League   Overall 

                   W L     W L 

Cusick          5-0     5-1 

Selkirk         4-0     4-1 

Springdale    3-1     3-3 

Wellpinit       2-2     2-3 

Republic       2-2     2-4 

Northport      2-3    3-3 

Columbia      1-3     1-3 

Inchelium     1-4     1-4 

Curlew         0-5      0-5 

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