Happy Thanksgiving to all. Hopefully you enjoy some football, eat great food and have time with your family. But if you need some time away from the madness of the holiday, here is what local football players are saying about the playoffs.
Newport lineman Calvin Throckmorton: “Since the two games we’ve lost, to Skyline and Bothell — those were our second and third games — we haven’t stopped improving. We’ve won nine straight, and 11. Great roll right now and we’re really excited. I think it’s just we’ve really come together as a team.”‘
Bothell quarterback Ross Bowers: “Since the last time we’ve seen them it feels like we played them not too long ago, but it’s been forever it seems like now, looking back at how many weeks it’s actually been. Getting them in the Dome is just kind of cool because we already have game film of what they’re going to do against us.”
Graham-Kapowsin coach Eric Kurle on what makes running back Shannon Edwards so good: “Besides the great balance, the vision and everything else, he has a really good offensive line, also. That’s a key.”