Minwoo Eom (#2) runs with the ball during the Wolverines 32-3 victory over Newport on Friday, Sept. 13. Eom caught a touchdown pass in the second quarter to put Bellevue up 17-3. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Minwoo Eom (#2) runs with the ball during the Wolverines 32-3 victory over Newport on Friday, Sept. 13. Eom caught a touchdown pass in the second quarter to put Bellevue up 17-3. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Wolverines pull away from Knights

Bellevue scores 32 unanswered points to defeat Newport 32-3.

  • Monday, September 16, 2019 11:32am
  • Sports

After a slow start in the first quarter, The Bellevue Wolverines (1-1) pulled away from the Newport Knights (0-2) for a 32-3 victory.

The Knights opened the scoring at Newport High School with a field goal to take a 3-0 lead. Newport carried the three-point lead into the second quarter before Bellevue took control of the game. Bellevue got on the scoreboard when running back Alex Reid scored on a 37-yard touchdown run to put them up 7-3 late in the second quarter. The Wolverines would add a field goal and another touchdown before the half to take a 17-3 advantage into the break.

In the second half, the Bellevue defense shut down the Newport offense. The Wolverines would add two more touchdowns to finish off the Knights 32-3.

The Knights will look to bounce back at home against Mercer Island (1-1) on Friday, Sept. 20. Bellevue will try to keep the momentum rolling when they host the formidable Garfield Bulldogs (1-1) on Friday, Sept. 20.


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Newport running back Nirun Turner carrying the ball for the Knights during their 32-3 loss to Bellevue on Friday, Sept. 13. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Newport running back Nirun Turner carrying the ball for the Knights during their 32-3 loss to Bellevue on Friday, Sept. 13. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography