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Cole's four touchdowns too much for Bremerton

"After defeating the Bremerton Knights 32-6 Friday night at a wet JoeKnowles Field, the South Kitsap High School football team acted as ifBremerton out-played the Wolves.SK improved to 3-1 overall, 3-0 in the Narrows League Bridge Divison.Bremerton (0-4, 0-3 NL) extended its losing streak to 18 games but itshowed an over-confident SK team it can hang with its leaguecounterparts.I thought we were just going to walk over them but we didn't, SKjunior running back Ryan Cole said. Bremerton came and stuck us reallywell. They came out and played hard.Cole rushed for a hard-earned 106 yards on 18 carries and scored four ofthe team's five touchdowns.Though three of SK's touchdowns were set up by three Bremerton fumblesdeep in SK territory.Bremerton had their own weapon on the ground in senior running backLarry Kimmons.Down 19-0 with 11 seconds remaining in the first half, Kimmons, also theteam punter and kicker, faked a punt and ran 70 yards for a touchdown.His point-after attempt was blocked but it gave the Knights something tocheer about at halftime.Cole said that play was the slap in the face the Wolves needed-and theyresponded.Bremerton went four plays and out and was forced to punt.SK was unable to produce a first down and also went four and out.Senior punter Josh Chilton boomed a high spiral to the five-yard linewhere Bremerton's Reggie Williams bobbled the ball and SK senior AnthonyEdwards was there for the recovery on the one-yard line.Cole punched it in and gave SK a 25-6 lead. The two-point conversionattempt failed.SK put the game out of reach late in the third quarter when Cole scoredon a 19-yard scamper.Senior running back Matt Morey led off the Wolves' scoring with a nifty27-yard touchdown run.SK combined for 185 yards on the ground compared to Bremerton's 182yards rushing.SK senior quarterback Anthony Fein was 3-8 for 75 yards in the air.SK coach D.J. Sigurdson said just like any win, he'll take it. But hesaid his squad will need to tackle better if they want to defeat CentralKitsap next Friday at 7 p.m at SKBut he also credited Bremerton for battling all 48 minutes.We missed a lot of tackles all night long, Sigurdson said. They(Bremerton) ran hard and we didn't keep our feet too well. Bremertonplayed hard. They got off the ball well and did a nice job. "

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