We’re getting into playoff time, and the postseason picture is getting a bit less clouded. We’ll make sure to keep posting what teams are advancing and the matchups on the blog.
– Federal Way claimed the SPSL 4A Northwest title with a 35-7 win over Beamer. Chico McClatcher led the way with three touchdowns.
– Newport didn’t find out about Woodinville’s loss to Issaquah until after it left the field, but the Knights ran past Mount Si for a 54-27 win, and coupled with the Falcons’ defeat, got into the playoffs. Paul Wells was the man of the night, running for 208 yards on 12 carries.
– Auburn Mountainview drove down the field, milked the clock and then scored the game-winning touchdown with 31 seconds left to beat Auburn and take second place in the SPSL 3A.
– No. 10 Kennedy Catholic rolled past Foster 49-0 as Junior Ngauamo ran for 167 yards and three touchdowns. Kennedy is the Seamount champions.
– It was the Andrew Grimes Show for Lake Stevens, who topped Kamiak 37-34 to claim the Wesco 4A title. Grimes ran for 223 yards on 16 carries, including 167 and a pair of touchdowns in the second half.
– The News Tribune has this roundup of local games.
– I’m sure you’ve seen this story, but Oak Harbor ceded the Wesco 3A title to Marysville-Pilchuck in the wake of Friday’s shooting. The Herald was the first to report it.
– Glacier Peak and Edmonds-Woodway, originally scheduled to play Friday, has been rescheduled for Monday at 7:30 p.m. It was postponed after the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck.
– Monroe beat Mariner 28-16 to clinch a postseason spot in the Wesco 4A.
– No. 3 Lynden bounced back from its first loss of the season to beat previously undefeated and six-ranked Sedro-Woolley 33-30.
– Great write-up from Kevin Dowd at The Daily News as No. 5 Hockinson came away from a mud-filled battle against No. 8 Woodland with a 14-7 win.
– The Columbian has this story from Camas’ 52-21 win over Mountain View, which clinched the top seed from the Greater St. Helens League.
– No. 8 Gonzaga Prep clinched at least a play-in berth to the postseason with a 17-7 win over Lewis and Clark.