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La Grande rolls past Nyssa while Ontario claims victory over Vikings in prep football action

La Grande's Payton Cooper (8) shrugs off one tackler while he tries to avoid Nyssa's Marlin Miles (79) and teammate Brody MacMillan gets set to block Friday night in Nyssa. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

NYSSA – La Grande took control early and never looked back on the way to a 42-8 victory over Nyssa Thursday night in local prep football action.

“I think we were outmatched,” said Lee Long, Nyssa High School football coach.

La Grande used its team speed to overwhelm the Bulldogs and piled up 321 rushing yards in a game that got away from the home team in the second half.

“We play fast and play hard. We preach that in our program,” said La Grande Coach Rich McIlmoil.

Nyssa quarterback Andrew Enders amassed 108 yards passing, tossed . . .