Astoria, OR – The Astoria Fishermen used a balanced attack to beat the Tillamook Cheesemakers 32-22 on Friday night in Tillamook in Cowapa League action. With the win the Fishermen improved to 2-0 in Cowapa League play.

Senior QB Jeramy Poyer led the way for the Fishermen by throwing for two scores and running for two as well. Senior RB Wyatt Wullger added a TD reception, to back up his fine night of work on the ground.

Astoria’s opening possession of the game came after a defensive stand that stopped the Mooks at the Fishermen 4 yard line. Astoria marched 96 yards in 14 plays and finished the drive off with a 12-yard TD pass from Poyer to junior WR Nick Strange. Astoria would score on four of their five first half possessions in building a 22-14 lead at recess.

Sophomore kicker Michael Johanseon added a pair of field goals from 32 and 37 yards to help pace the Fishermen attack.

Astoria sealed the victory with a drive that took 8:11 off the clock late in the fourth as they won their second straight game.

The Fishermen host Seaside this Thursday night at John Warren Field in the Clatsop Clash.

Northwest Lending Group