That first win of the season continues to elude the Roseburg Indians as they dropped their fourth straight game of the season with a frustrating 32-28 loss Friday night at Aloha. Thurman Bell's team is now 0-4 with only one game remaining before the start of the Southwest Conference season.
The Douglas Trojans finally tasted victory with a 38-0 win at Illinois Valley. Sutherlin traveled to North Valley and suffered a 14-7 setback to the Knights.
"They jumped out and scored 14 points early and we had to play from behind the whole game," Sutherlin head coach Josh Gary said. "Our quarterback went down in the second half and we just struggled to get any continuity going on offense."
South Umpqua was also in action Friday night losing to a very talented Marist squad 49-20.
"We actually led 7-6 in the first quarter," Lancers head coach Kevin Hubbard said. "They scored 36 straight points in the first half and just physically beat us up."
Dallas Amer's Oakland Oakers got their Mountain View Conference season off to a successful start with a 28-8 victory over Glendale. Oakland had a 13-8 lead midway through the fourth quarter before pulling away for its first win of the 2008 campaign. Glendale dropped to 1-2 on the year and 0-1 in the conference.
"The defense played phenomenal," Glendale head coach Jim Stevers said. "Oakland has a very good offense that can put up 30 or 40 points a game and our defense gave us a chance to win."
Elsewhere, North Douglas lost at Central Linn 28-20. Oakridge scored the final 20 points of the game to beat Riddle 33-6 and Yoncalla was shutout by Monroe 32-0.
In 1A action, Camas Valley improved to 2-1 on the season with a 60-0 domination of Prospect and Elkton is still looking for its first win the season after suffering a 36-22 defeat at the hands of unbeaten Triad.