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17Jan/16Off

Rex Putnam Breaks La Salle Hearts in 36 Seconds, 2 plays and 75 Yards

With 2:47 left on the clock in the fourth quarter the La Salle Falcons pulled ahead of the Rex Putnam Kingsmen off a two yard touchdown off a pass reception by Jalontae Walker from quarterback Nick McKoy for a 19-16 lead.  All momentum was going the Falcons' way after La Salle broke a second half stalemate late in the game and pinning the Kingsmen on their own 25 yard line off the following kickoff.  Putnam quarterback Jake Hamilton quickly swung the momentum in Putnam's favor with a 40 yard pass completion to Kane Stephens to advance the ball the the La Salle 35 yard line.  On the very next play Jesse Countryman broke free found an opening on the right side of the line and sailed to the endzone to cap off a 75 yard drive in two plays in only 36 seconds.  Tommy Ciobanasiu kicked the extra point to cap off the score at 23-19 for the Kingsmen. The Putnam defense forced a turnover on downs to sure the victory following the kickoff.

Game Report on the Clackamas Review Web Site: http://www.pamplinmedia.com/pt/251-sports/prep-football/278505-154743-kingsmen-win-a-wild-one

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Rex Putnam quarterback Jake Hamilton (7) scrambles out of the pocket for a four yard gain during a second quarter drive.

Rex Putnam quarterback Jake Hamilton (7) scrambles out of the pocket for a four yard gain during a second quarter drive.

Rex Putnam running back Jesse Countryman (2) runs for a first down during a third quarter drive.

Rex Putnam running back Jesse Countryman (2) runs for a first down during a third quarter drive.

La Salle running back Quentin Pearson (24) runs the ball during a first quarter drive.

La Salle running back Quentin Pearson (24) runs the ball during a first quarter drive.

La Salle wide receiver Parker Cardwell (11) runs for a ten yard gain before being tackled by Rex Putnam defensive back Joseph Jesse (6) and Brice McDonald (behind) during the Falcons’ late fourth quarter scoring drive.

La Salle wide receiver Parker Cardwell (11) runs for a ten yard gain before being tackled by Rex Putnam defensive back Joseph Jesse (6) and Brice McDonald (behind) during the Falcons’ late fourth quarter scoring drive.

La Salle wide receiver Parker Cardwell (11) pulls down a pass reception for a first down on second and twenty-two from their own twelve yard line with 9:07 to go in the fourth quarter. The play generated the Falcons’ 88 yard scoring drive with Jalontae Walker running for a two yard touchdown with 2:47 left in the fourth quarter to give La Salle a 19-16 lead.

La Salle wide receiver Parker Cardwell (11) pulls down a pass reception for a first down on second and twenty-two from their own twelve yard line with 9:07 to go in the fourth quarter. The play generated the Falcons’ 88 yard scoring drive with Jalontae Walker running for a two yard touchdown with 2:47 left in the fourth quarter to give La Salle a 19-16 lead.

Rex Putnam wide receiver Kane Stephens (24) pulls down a 50 yard pass reception to move the ball from the Kingsmen 25 yard line to the La Salle 25 yard line. Jesse Countryman ran for a 25 yard touchdown on the following play to break the backs of the Falcons after the Kingsmen score 36 seconds after La Salle took a 19-16 lead with 2:47 left in the fourth quarter. Following the La Salle kick-off Putnam drove 75 yards in two plays with a 40 yard pass reception to Stephens and Countryman’s 25 yard run to the endzone. Kicker Tommy Ciobanasiu scored the extra point to cap off the score at 23-19 for the Kingsmen.

Rex Putnam wide receiver Kane Stephens (24) pulls down a 40 yard pass reception to move the ball from the Kingsmen 25 yard line to the La Salle 25 yard line. Jesse Countryman ran for a 25 yard touchdown on the following play to break the backs of the Falcons after the Kingsmen score 36 seconds after La Salle took a 19-16 lead with 2:47 left in the fourth quarter. Following the La Salle kick-off Putnam drove 75 yards in two plays with a 40 yard pass reception to Stephens and Countryman’s 25 yard run to the endzone. Kicker Tommy Ciobanasiu scored the extra point to cap off the score at 23-19 for the Kingsmen.

Rex Putnam running back Jesse Countryman (2) breaks free from La Salle defensive men Cayden Martinez (2) and Jhevon Lancaster (5) on his way for a 25 yard touchdown with 2:11 left in the fourth quarter to give Putnam the final lead of the game. Countryman’s touchdown broke the backs of the Falcons after the Kingsmen score 36 seconds after La Salle took a 19-16 lead with 2:47 left in the fourth quarter. Following the La Salle kick-off Putnam drove 75 yards in two plays with a 40 yard pass reception to Kane Stephens and Countryman’s 25 yard run to the endzone. Kicker Tommy Ciobanasiu scored the extra point to cap off the score at 23-19 for the Kingsmen.

Rex Putnam running back Jesse Countryman (2) breaks free from La Salle defensive men Cayden Martinez (2) and Jhevon Lancaster (5) on his way for a 25 yard touchdown with 2:11 left in the fourth quarter to give Putnam the final lead of the game. Countryman’s touchdown broke the backs of the Falcons after the Kingsmen score 36 seconds after La Salle took a 19-16 lead with 2:47 left in the fourth quarter. Following the La Salle kick-off Putnam drove 75 yards in two plays with a 40 yard pass reception to Kane Stephens and Countryman’s 25 yard run to the endzone. Kicker Tommy Ciobanasiu scored the extra point to cap off the score at 23-19 for the Kingsmen.

Rex Putnam quarterback Jake Hamilton leads the student section in signing the school fight song after an emotional victory 23-19 victory over local rival La Salle in the final minutes of the fourth quarter.

Rex Putnam quarterback Jake Hamilton leads the student section in signing the school fight song after an emotional victory 23-19 victory over local rival La Salle in the final minutes of the fourth quarter.

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