ANACORTES - Burlington-Edison scored 24 points in the first quarter and went on to defeat host Anacortes 52-7 in a Northwest Conference 2A/3A game on Friday, Sept. 28.
The Tigers improved to 4-1, 2-1 NWC 3A/2A while the Seahawks dropped to 0-5, 0-3 NWC 2A/3A.
Jeff Bajema got the scoring started with a 30-yard touchdown run for Burlington-Edison. Tigers quarterback Dalton Schetz then threw two touchdown passes, 15 yards to Peter Isaacson and 6 yards to Darren Arndt, for a 21-0 lead.
Burlington-Edison's big highlight the rest of the game was a 77-yard punt return for a touchdown by Darren Arndt and a 56-yard interception return for a touchdown by Christian Lopez.
Burlington-Edison next hosts Sehome on Friday, Oct. 5, while Anacortes travels to play Squalicum on Friday, Oct. 5.
Burlington-Edison 24 21 7 0- 52
Anacortes 0 0 0 7- 7
BE-Jeff Bajema 30 run (Tanner Gates kick)
BE-Peter Isaacson 15 pass from Dalton Schwetz (Tanner Gates kick)
BE-Darren Arndt 6 pass from Dalton Schwetz (Tanner Gates kick)
BE-Tanner Gates 26 field goal
BE-Tyler Morrison 1 run (Tanner Gates kick)
BE-Tony Cavazos 10 run (Tanner Gates kick)
BE-Darren Arndt 77 punt return (Tanner Gates kick)
BE-Christian Lopez 56 interception return (Tanner Gates kick)
Ana-Nick Monroe 4 run (Kyle Jones kick)
Rushing: Burlington-Edison, Tony Cavazos 8-52, TD; Jeff Bajema 4-43, TD; Darren Arndt 1-15; Dalton Schwetz 3-14; Carlos Navarro 2-5; Tyson Frazier 1-3; Wyatt Jorgensen 1-0; Anacortes, Nick Monroe 12-58, TD; Anthony Cook 17-36; Brandon Hiles 2-12; Andrew Medalia 1-4.
Passing: Burlington-Edison, Dalton Schwetz 5-5-0-67; Mason Schwetz 1-2-0-15; Anacortes, Andrew Medalia 7-13-1-95.
Receiving: Burlington-Edison, Austin VonHerbulis 1-36; Peter Isaacson 2-21, TD; Logan Martinson 1-15; Darren Arndt 1-6, TD; Jeff Bajema 1-4; Anacortes, A.J. Yost 4-78; Anthony Cook 2-16; Nick Monroe 1-1.