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Game Recap October 12, 2013

It's been three weeks since the Richland Bombers were manhandled by Chiawana and from the looks of things, none of their remaining opponents will be sending the Riverhawks "thank you" cards. The Bombers throroughly dominated a very young Kennewick Lion team 56-14 raising their cumulative offensive output since September 21 to 162 points.

Kennewick won the toss and elected to kick. Four plays later, Zach Whitby connected with Payton Radliff for a 42-yard touchdown pass and a 7-0 lead. Damian Ruiz then lifted the kickoff to just past the shortstop and Hayden Whitby recovered the ball. Four plays later, Anthony Galat ran in from 5 yards to give the Bombers a 14-0 lead before the Lions had a chance to touch the ball.

It didn't get any better when they did. After an excellent run back on the kickoff by Dwight Norwood, the Lions had great field position on the Bomber 39-yard line. Four plays later, Isaac Campbell intercepted Matthew Driver and returned it 18 yards to the 50 yard line. Breaking the four play pattern, the Bombers took 7 plays to make the score 21-0 on Josh Phillips 3 yard run.

Reading to this point might give you the impression that the offense was the key to the game. That would be mostly incorrect. The Bomber defense was nothing short of amazing. Kennewick couldn't establish any sort of running game and only managed 26 yards on 25 carries for the game forcing the Lions to go through the air, which yielded only 138 yards for the game.

After a Lions punt, Richland took only three plays to make it a 28-0 Bomber lead. Josh Phillips took the ball on the 35-yard line and ran it 65 yards to blow the game open as the first quarter ended.

The Bombers next possession at the start of the second quarter covered 74 yards in 6 plays highlighted by Zach Whitby's 47 yard touchdown pass to Payton Radliff and a 35-0 lead.Kennewick was finally able to sustain a drive at the end of the first half to make it a 35-7 ball game at the intermission.

The second half yielded much of the same. Here are the offensive highlights:

  • Zach Whitby 39 yard pass to Gibson McGeorge: 42-7
  • Anthony Galat 57 yard run: 49-14
  • Nathan Perry 10 yard run: 56-14.

Damian Ruiz went 8 for 8 on kicking extra points for the second week in a row so he deserves a round of applause.

Next week, the Bombers travel to Idaho for the second time in three weeks to play Post Falls. The Trojans should be a tough opponent and just took out the Hanford Falcons 37-6. The Bombers did beat them at home last year 20-14 so we'll just have to see how this year's club fairs.

The game is in Post Falls, Idaho next Friday night at 7:00PM. It should be an easier drive than Lewiston so bring the family and make a night of it!

Tri-City Herald: Bombers rout Lions 56-14

Go Bombers!

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  • Richland Bombers
     
     
     
     
     
    56
  • Kennewick Lions
     
     
     
     
     
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Friday September 15, 2017 Fran Rish Stadium

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 48
  • Head Coach: Mike Neidhold

Thursday September 15, 2016 Neil F. Lampson Stadium

    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 40
    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 0
  • Head Coach: Mike Neidhold

Friday October 9, 2015 Neil F. Lampson Stadium

    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 35
    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
  • Head Coach: Mike Neidhold

Friday October 10, 2014 Fran Rish Stadium

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 44
  • Head Coach: Mike Neidhold

Friday October 11, 2013 Neil F. Lampson Stadium

    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 56
    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 14
  • Head Coach: Mike Neidhold

Friday October 5, 2012 Fran Rish Stadium

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 14
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 29
  • Head Coach: Mike Neidhold

Friday October 10, 2008 Fran Rish Stadium

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 41
  • Head Coach: Mike Neidhold

2005

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 5
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 9
  • Head Coach: Garrick Redden

2004

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 33
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 8
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

2003

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 25
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 28
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

2002

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 12
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 28
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

2001

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 12
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 33
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

2000

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 26
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 49
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1999

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 28
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1998

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 12
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 15
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1997

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 20
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 34
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1996

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 16
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 44
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1995

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 30
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 32
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1994

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 17
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 40
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1993

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 6
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 3
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1992

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 36
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 13
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1991

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 56
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 7
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1990

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 42
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1989

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 27
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 28
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1989

  • Class "AAA" State Playoffs Quarterfinals

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 23
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 21
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1988

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 18
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 19
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1987

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 14
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 35
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1986

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 69
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 17
  • Head Coach: Lonnie Pierson

1985

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 27
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 17
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1984

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 41
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 6
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1983

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 31
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 0
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1983

  • Big Nine Mini-Playoff (Two 8-minute quarters)

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 14
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 7
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1982

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 20
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 0
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1981

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 14
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 10
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1981

  • Class "AAA" State Playoffs Quarterfinals

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 34
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1980

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 20
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1979

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 35
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 14
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1978

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 0
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 7
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1977

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 21
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1976

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 0
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 28
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1975

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 20
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 25
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1974

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 0
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 14
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1973

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 6
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 7
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1972

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 27
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1971

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 8
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 28
  • Head Coach: JD Covington

1970

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 26
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 6
  • Head Coach: George Rallis

1969

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 0
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 20
  • Head Coach: George Rallis

1969

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 26
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 14
  • Head Coach: George Rallis

1968

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 6
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 14
  • Head Coach: George Rallis

1967

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 29
  • Head Coach: George Rallis

1966

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 13
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 13
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1965

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 25
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1964

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 20
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 13
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1963

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 20
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1962

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 6
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 0
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1961

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 13
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 14
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1960

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 13
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 18
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1959

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 24
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 45
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1958

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 26
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 27
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1957 Bomber Bowl

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 0
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 20
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1956

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 0
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 33
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1955

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 20
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 7
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1954

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 13
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 27
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1953

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 6
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 32
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1952

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 12
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 20
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1951

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 21
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1950

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 13
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 32
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1949

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 12
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 14
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1948

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 16
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 13
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1947

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 0
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1946

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 6
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 0
  • Head Coach: Fran Rish

1945

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 47
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 6
  • Head Coach: Fred Littau

1945

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 44
    • Richland
      Bombers
    • 0
  • Head Coach: Fred Littau

1944

  • Mascot officially changed from Broncs to Beavers

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 13
    • Richland
      Beavers
    • 18
  • Head Coach: John F. Eubanks

1944

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 6
    • Richland
      Beavers
    • 46
  • Head Coach: John F. Eubanks

1926

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 0
    • Richland
      Colts
    • 0
  • Head Coach: Raymond V. Puette

1925

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 18
    • Richland
      Colts
    • 0
  • Head Coach: VG Lowman

1919

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 69
    •  
      Richland
    • 0
  • Head Coach: Elmer H Dixon

1919

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 1
    •  
      Richland
    • 0
  • Head Coach: Elmer H Dixon

1916

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 7
    •  
      Richland
    • 0
  • Head Coach: C. H. Lillie

1916

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 0
    •  
      Richland
    • 0
  • Head Coach: C. H. Lillie

1915

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 8
    •  
      Richland
    • 0
  • Head Coach: C. H. Lillie

1915

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 22
    •  
      Richland
    • 6
  • Head Coach: C. H. Lillie

1914

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 0
    •  
      Richland
    • 6
  • Head Coach: C. H. Lillie

1914

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 0
    •  
      Richland
    • 41
  • Head Coach: C. H. Lillie

1912

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 20
    •  
      Richland
    • 0
  • Head Coach: C. H. Lillie

1912

    • Kennewick
      Lions
    • 39
    •  
      Richland
    • 0
  • Head Coach: C. H. Lillie

Kennewick High School
Kennewick High School
500 S Dayton Street
Kennewick, WA
Mascot: Lions
  • Bombers v. Lions
  •  
    Games
    Bombers
    Lions
  • Wins
    53
    1,490
    551
  • Losses
    31
    188
    807
  • Ties
    3
    13
    13
  • Overall
    87
    1,691
    1,371
  • Records by Head Coach
  •  
    Wins
    Losses
    Ties
  • Fran Rish
    14
    6
    1
  • Lonnie Pierson
    14
    6
    0
  • JD Covington
    10
    7
    0
  • Mike Neidhold
    7
    0
    0
  • George Rallis
    3
    2
    0
  • C. H. Lillie
    2
    5
    1
  • John F. Eubanks
    2
    0
    0
  • Garrick Redden
    1
    0
    0
  • Elmer H Dixon
    0
    2
    0
  • VG Lowman
    0
    1
    0
  • Raymond V. Puette
    0
    0
    1
  • Fred Littau
    0
    2
    0
Neil F. Lampson Stadium