Hosanna Christian Advances to First State Title Game
GRANTS PASS, Ore. —
Overcoming a loss to rival-school Triad from earlier in the year, Hosanna Christian knocked off the top-seeded Timberwolves at Grants Pass High School in the 1A semifinals on Saturday, 36-34.
Previously in the regular season, Triad dominated Hosanna Christian 42-16 on October 6.
In Saturday's win for Hosanna Christian, Waylon Cole threw for 200 yards with two touchdown passes including a 52-yard swing pass to Silas Sanchas.
Sanchas ran for 139 yards on 24 carries. He also ran in a 14-yard touchdown run.
The appearance in this weekend's state championship is a first for the Lions.
#5 Hosanna Christian will face undefeated #2 Dufur at Cottage Grove High School (Noon, Saturday).