PASCO, WA–The Tri-City Rush ran all over the Yakima Canines in the teams’ third and final meeting of the season. The rush led 22-7 at the end of the 1st quarter. Then, excellent defense and special teams play helped break the game wide open in the 2nd. Tri-City led 54-7 at the half, and never looked back–ultimately besting their rival 82-7 inside the HAPO Center.
Running back Keithon Flemming scored multiple touchdowns, While Quarterback Les Obie completed multiple TD receptions to various receivers. Defensively, the Rush forced several turnovers, and two safeties. Special teams yielded a blocked punt, and a kickoff returned for a touchdown.
Yakima fell to 1-9; their season is over. Tri-City improves to 7-2, and will host the Idaho Horsemen(6-3) for the regular season finale this Saturday. Kickoff is set for 8:00pm inside the HAPO Center.