Staff Reporter 

'D' comes to play in Cards' win

After being torched in prior games, Cardinals hold Cougars to just 41 yards in 32-0 win


Larry Petersen

Medical Lake’s Ricky Petersen closes in for a sack on Chewelah quarterback Blake Owens in last Friday’s 32-0 Cardinals win over the Cougars. The Medical Lake defense held Chewelah to just 41 total yards.

The defense that Medical Lake head football coach Wes Hobbs knew was hiding out there somewhere came to play last Friday.

And they put on quite a show as the Cardinals totally dominated the Chewelah Cougars 32-0 in a Northeast A League game that helped Medical Lake improve hope of once again making the postseason.

Giving up just 41 total yards – including a scant 2 yards on the ground – the Cardinals (2-2 Northeast A, 3-3 overall) ended a two-game losing streak and firmed up their position to earn one of four league playoff berths.

“(The) defense came to play,” Hobbs said. “I thou...

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