La Grande slides by Vale while Adrian adds another win in weekend prep football action

A host of Vale tacklers swarm La Grande's Brody MacMillan during first-half action Friday night in Vale. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

VALE – Anton Evans’ extra point kick late in the fourth quarter lifted La Grande over Vale 21-19 Friday night in prep football action at Hawley stadium.

The kick capped a game that showcased big plays and sudden momentum shifts where Vale built an early lead but watched the Tigers battle back to knot the contest before halftime.

The second quarter proved to be key for the Vikings.

“We had them on the ropes,” said Vale coach Jeff Aldred.

Vale held a 13-6 lead and was driving deep into La Grande territory when Viking quarter back Tanner Steele hooked up with John Wolfe on a touchdown pass that would . . .