Juanita defensive back Randy Do returns an interception 35 yards for a touchdown in the Rebels’ 21-8 victory over Interlake on Oct. 18. Benjamin Olson/staff photo

Juanita defensive back Randy Do returns an interception 35 yards for a touchdown in the Rebels’ 21-8 victory over Interlake on Oct. 18. Benjamin Olson/staff photo

Rebels win their second straight game

Juanita defeated Interlake, 21-8, to improve league record to 2-1.

The Juanita Rebels (2-5) defeated the Interlake Saints (1-6) for their second straight win, 21-8, on Oct. 18.

After a scoreless first quarter, Rebels quarterback Zubin Gupta threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Connor Freinik to give the Rebels a 7-0 lead with 7:57 left in the second quarter. The Rebels doubled their lead on their opening drive of the second half with a 7-yard touchdown run from running back Brayden Brown for a 14-0 advantage.

Early in the fourth quarter, a pass from Interlake quarterback Charlie Galanti was intercepted by Juanita defensive back Randy Do, who returned it 35 yards for a touchdown, making it a 21-0 Rebels lead.

The Saints found the end zone with a 68-yard touchdown pass from Galanti to wide receiver Luke Hirsch with 5:35 left in the fourth quarter. The Saints added a two-point conversion to make it a 21-8 game.

The Rebels will play the Bellevue Wolverines (5-2) on Oct. 25 at Juanita High School.

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Juanita running back Brayden Brown runs for a 7-yard touchdown in the Rebels’ 21-8 victory over Interlake on Oct. 18. Benjamin Olson/staff photo

Juanita running back Brayden Brown runs for a 7-yard touchdown in the Rebels’ 21-8 victory over Interlake on Oct. 18. Benjamin Olson/staff photo

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