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.
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
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