Mountain View wins 3A GSHL football title

first_imgThose were real, those things falling down Nicholas Wright’s face Friday night after he played the football game of his life for the Mountain View Thunder.“Tears of pain and joy,” Wright said.The pain will go away, but the joy just might last forever.Wright rushed for 269 yards and four touchdowns, leading the Thunder to a 34-28 victory over Columbia River to win the Class 3A Greater St. Helens League championship at Kiggins Bowl.“I’ve only dreamed about it,” Wright said of a game like this one.“I wanted it for the guys. We didn’t get it last year,” Wright said of the title. “We got it this year. I pushed my hardest to get us there.”Mountain View completed the regular season with a 5-0 mark in league, 7-2 overall, heading into the state preliminary round. The Thunder will host a playoff game in Week 10.Columbia River (7-2, 4-1 GSHL) missed out on its opportunity to win a second consecutive league title, but only after threatening the Thunder with a serious fourth-quarter comeback. The Chieftains will be on the road for the Week 10 playoff game.last_img read more