The number of teams left are dwindling and the brackets are filled out. Let’s take a look at the games this past weekend that got us to this point.
– In our Game of the Week, Roosevelt found a way to beat Central Kitsap and advance to the state playoffs for the second time since 1984. The Roughriders used three touchdown runs of 54 or more yards.
– Kentwood was unable to solve the Bellarmine Prep defense in a 17-6 loss, as the Lions advance to face No. 2 Camas.
– Skyline’s disappointing season came to an early close with a 34-31 2OT loss to Skyview, as the team from Vancouver gets a shot at Wenatchee this week.
– Beamer will make its first appearance in the state playoffs in school history after beating Kamiak 17-13. Beamer travels to Spokane to face Gonzaga Prep this week.
– Myles Gaskin did things that we’ve become accustomed to him doing — dominate — to lead O’Dea over Kelso 42-0. Gaskin ended with 235 yards on six carries with four touchdowns.
– Oak Harbor took control of the final three quarters to beat Kennedy 34-14 and get to the state tournament for the first time since 2007.
– Peninsula won its ninth straight game by topping Lakeside 47-19, The News Tribune chronicles. Peninsula advances to face Oak Harbor.
– Newport used its running game, per usual, to beat Olympia 34-14, The Olympian reports. The Knights face Lake Stevens next week.
– The Olympian has this report from Mountlake Terrace’s 14-7 win over Capital. It was the first playoff win for the Hawks.
– Columbia River rebounded from a slow start to beat Garfield 44-6, The Columbian reports. The Chieftans will host Roosevelt.
– NW Preps Now has this from Mt. Spokane’s 43-13 win over Kennewick.