Evergreen at Foster Football | Slide Show
By DENNIS BOX
Tukwila Reporter Reporter
October 15, 2011 · 3:22 PM
The Foster High School football team bounced back to beat Evergreen 49-14 in the school's homecoming game Oct. 7.
The Bulldogs (2-4 overall, 1-2 Seamount League) now stand in fifth place in the league, third among 2A teams.
Foster got out to a quick lead against Evergreen and led 37-0 at the half. Avery Wilcox caught a 40-yard touchdown from Cody Anderson. Chris Collins recovered a blocked punt for a touchdown.
Cedric Cooper returned two punts for touchdowns and also scored on a 9-yard rush. Marquis Jackson threw two touchdowns, one each to Gabe Gutierrez and Sam Puloka, and scored on a 14-yard rush.
Cooper, a junior, is second in the Seamount in rushing yards, with 501. Cooper has scored five rushing touchdowns and averages 6.4 yards per carry. He's also averaging 15.5 yards per punt return, fourth in the league.
Gutierrez, a senior, is third in the league in receptions with 12. He's totaled 219 yards and a touchdown on the catches.
Senior Ian Buckmaster has passed for 240 yards on 18-of-42 passing. He's thrown two touchdowns and three interceptions.
Junior Micah Breland and senior Delvin Brown each have an interception on defense. Brown also has a 94-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.
Junior Phillip Saau has been a standout on the defensive line. He leads the league in tackles for loss with seven, and is tied with teammate Morya Breland for the lead in sacks with two.
Foster finishes the regular season with games Oct. 21 at Renton and home against Lindbergh Oct. 28.
Contact Tukwila Reporter Reporter Dennis Box at firstname.lastname@example.org or 253-872-6600 ext. 5050.