Raiders defeat Tonasket for chance at state berth


Quarterback Hunter Whitelaw looks for a receiver. - Jacob Wagner photos

The Raider football team defeated the Tigers in a nailbiter in Tonasket on Friday, securing a hometown advantage for the Raiders, who play Kittitas Friday in Coulee Dam for a crossover game, the winner of which goes on to state.

The Raiders scored first in Tonasket when running back Tony Nichols ran for a touchdown. A successful two-point conversion made the score 8-0.

Nichols scored again near the end of the second quarter, running in for a touchdown. An unsuccessful 2-point attempt made the halftime score 14-0, LR.

After the half, Tonasket ran for a touchdown on fourth and goal from the...

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