EVERETT — Blake Torres ran for 74 yards and scored two touchdowns in the first half as Archbishop Murphy jumped out to a 21-0 lead en route to a 28-6 Cascade Conference victory over South Whidbey Friday night at Ennis Stadium.
With the win, Murphy secured the conference’s No. 1 seed to the 2A District 1 playoffs. The Wildcats will host the fourth seed from the Northwest Conference in the district playoffs.
Murphy held the Falcons to 30 total yards in the first half and forced three second-half fumbles to hold off South Whidbey. The Falcons were led by Henry Mead, who ran for 82 yards on 14 carries, including a 50-yard TD run.
At Ennis Stadium
Archbishop Murphy—Torres 12 run (Briede kick)
Archbishop Murphy—Torres 37 run (Briede kick)
Archbishop Murphy—VanderWel 6 run (Briede kick)
Archbishop Murphy—VanderWel 7 run (Briede kick)
South Whidbey—Mead 50 run (run failed)
Records—South Whidbey 3-3 league, 4-4 overall. Archbishop Murphy 6-0, 7-1.
Arlington 47, Snohomish 13: At Snohomish, Snohomish coach Mark Perry knew it wasn’t going to be his team’s night when Arlington took the lead for good on a fourth-and-5 play in the second quarter. Andy Smith’s pass bounced off the intended receiver and was caught by Blake McPherson, who turned it into a 45-yard touchdown. Smith had four TD passes altogether in the Wesco North win.
At Snohomish Veterans Memorial Stadium
Snohomish—FG Melander 18
Arlington—McPherson 45 pass from Smith (pass failed)
Arlington—Varnell 35 pass from Smith (run failed)
Snohomish—Malgesini 48 pass from Perry (Melander kick)
Arlington—Receiver not reported 28 pass from Smith (Pierce kick)
Snohomish—FG Erstad 32
Arlington—Cobb 5 run (Pierce kick)
Arlington—Peterson 37 fumble recovery return (Pierce kick)
Arlington—Vanell 59 pass from Smith (Pierce kick)
Arlington—McPherson 14 run (pierce kick)
Records—Arlington 3-2 league, 4-4 overall. Snohomish 1-4, 3-5.
Oak Harbor 28, Lake Stevens 14: At Oak Harbor, Brent Ryan (15 carries for 73 yards and a touchdown) and Donovan Hunt (13 carries, 40 yards and a touchdown) combined for 113 yards rushing to lead Oak Harbor to the Wesco North win. The Wildcats’ (2-3 league, 3-5 overall) Luke Felkner completed nine of 20 passes for 138 yards, the majority of which came on a 96-yard touchdown pass to Josh Higbee in the third quarter.
At Oak Harbor Memorial Stadium
OH—Felkner 1 run (Fakkema kick)
LS—Giddins 3 run (pass failed)
OH—Hunt 39 run (Fakkema kick)
OH—Higbee 96 pass from Felkner (Fakkema kick)
LS—Frost 14 run (Presler pass from Nelson)
OH—Ryan 5 run (Fakkema kick)
Records—Lake Stevens 3-2 league, 4-4 overall. Oak Harbor 2-3, 3-5.
Ferndale 24. Stanwood 0: At Stanwood, Ferndale kept Stanwood scoreless in the non-conference game.
At Stanwood H.S.
Ferndale’s scoring plays were not reported.
Records—Ferndale 6-2 overall. Stanwood 3-5.
Edmonds-Woodway 28, Cascade 7: At Edmonds, Zack Berg ran for four touchdowns on nine rushes for 89 yards in the Wesco South win.
At Edmonds Stadium
Edmonds-Woodway—Berg 7 run (DuBois kick)
Cascade—Blinn 5 run (Wiedmer kick)
Edmonds-Woodway—Berg 8 run (DuBois kick)
Edmonds-Woodway—Berg 3 run (DuBois kick)
Edmonds-Woodway—Berg 50 run (DuBois kick)
Records—Cascade 3-2 league, 6-2 overall. Edmonds-Woodway 2-3, 3-5.
Everett 36, Shorecrest 6: At Everett, Everett assured itself of no worse than a Quad-district play-in game with the Wesco 3A win. The Seagulls finish league play next week against frontrunning Meadowdale and could finish as high as tied for first with a victory. Everett quarterback Chase Herrick threw two touchdown passes, one to Ben Barhanovich, who also kicked four extra points and regisrered a safety when he tackled a Shorecrest ballcarrier in the Scots’ end zone.
At Everett Memorial Stadium
Everett—Frauenholtz 22 pass from Herrick (Barhanovich kick)
Everett—Woods 6 run (Barhanovich kick)
Shorecrest—Brown 3 run (kick failed)
Everett—Sontra 39 interception return (kick failed)
Everett—Barhanovich 14 pass from Herrick (Barhanovich kick)
Everett—Safety, Shorecrest ballcarrier tackled in end zone
Everett—Posadas 1 run (Barhanovich kick)
Records—Shorecrest 1-2 league, 3-5 overall. Everett 2-1, 4-4.
Meadowdale 46, Lynnwood 24: At Edmonds, Meadowdale, ranked No. 7 in Class 3A in the AP poll, assured itself of no worse than a tie for the Wesco 3A championship. The Mavericks can win the title outright — and the league’s No. 1 seed to the Quad-district playoffs — with a victory next week over Everett. Meadowdale began the game with 32 unanswered points. Naji Moore-Taylor rushed 22 times for 171 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Mavericks. Meadowdale quarterback Danny McDonald was 8-for-16 for 95 yards and two TDs. For Lynnwood, Typhis Cochran ran 11 times for 148 yards and two TDs, QB Michael Stanley completed nine of 14 passes for 196 yards and a touchdown and receiver Josh Latimer caught three passes for 131 yards.
At Edmonds Stadium
Meadowdale—Moore-Taylor 4 run (PAT failed)
Meadowdale—Larson 65 fumble recovery return (Smith-Eriksson kick)
Meadowdale—Moore-Taylor 5 run (PAT failed)
Meadowdale—Moore-Taylor 8 run (Werner kick)
Meadowdale—Hamlett 10 pass from McDonald (PAT failed)
Lynnwood—Ingalls 6 pass from Stanley (PAT failed)
Meadowdale—Thomas 2 run (Smith-Eriksson kick)
Lynnwood—Cochran 1 run (PAT failed)
Meadowdale—Peterson 31 pass from McDonald (Smith-Eriksson kick)
Lynnwood—Cochran 67 run (PAT failed)
Lynnwood—Ingalls 16 run (PAT failed)
Records—Lynnwood 0-4 league, 0-8 overall. Meadowdale 3-0, 8-0.
Glacier Peak 52, Shorewood 0: At Shoreline, senior quarterback Zach Richter scored four touchdowns and had more than 230 passing yards en route to Glacier Peak’s non-league win. Tanner Southard added two touchdowns for the Grizzlies.
At Shoreline Stadium
Glacier Peak— Southard 39 pass from Richter (Miller kick)
Glacier Peak—Hadnot 2 pass from Richter (Miller kick)
Glacier Peak—FG Miller 31
Glacier Peak—Bonner 2 pass from Richter (Miller kick)
Glacier Peak—Richter 13 run (Miller kick)
Glacier Peak—Southard 17 pass from Richter (Miller kick)
Glacier Peak—Wirtz 6 run (Miller kick)
Glacier Peak—Heard 71 run (Miller kick)
Records—Glacier Peak 6-2 overall. Shorewood 0-8.
Cedarcrest 2, Coupeville 0 (forfeit): Due to illness and injuries, Coupeville was unable to field a team for the Cascade Conference contest. Cedarcrest improved to 5-1 in league, 7-1 overall and clinched a 2A District 1 playoff berth. Coupeville fell to 2-4, 4-4.
King’s 31, Granite Falls 6: At Granite Falls, Thomas Vincent had 252 yards rushing on 37 carries with three touchdowns in King’s Cascade Conference victory. Vincent also completed eight of his 16 passes for 146 yards and a touchdown. Defensively, Jackson Lilliness had four solo tackles, six tackles for loss and one sack for the Knights. Coty Walker rushed for 100 yards on 19 carries with one touchdown and defensively Zach Jones had 14 tackles for Granite Falls.
At Granite Falls H.S.
King’s—Vincent 9 run (Swanson kick)
Granite Falls—Walker 27 run (kick blocked)
King’s—FG Swanson 27
King’s—Jaeger 66 pass from Vincent (Swanson kick)
King’s—Vincent 4 run (Swanson kick)
King’s—Vincent 15 run (Swanson kick)
Records—King’s 5-1 league, 6-2 overall. Granite Falls 1-5, 2-6.
Darrington 15, La Conner 14: At La Conner, Darrington coach Chad Monteith said the Loggers played “outstanding defense in the second half,” to earn the Northwest 2B win.
At La Conner H.S.
La Conner—Safety, ball snapped out of end zone
La Conner—Drye 12 run (kick failed)
Darrington—Hyde 1 run (Loughnan run)
Darrington—Gillette 4 pass Loughnan (Loughnan kick)
La Conner—Receiver not reported 35 pass from Linderman (pass failed)
Records—Darrington 2-2 league, 5-3 overall. La Conner 0-4, 1-7.
Highland Christian 2, Lopez Island 0 (forfeit): Lopez Island, with just seven eligible players, was unable to field a team for the Pacific Coast League game. Lopez fell to 1-2 in league, 3-4 overall. Highland Christian is 1-2, 1-5.
Bothell 55, Roosevelt 0: At Bothell, Luke Proulx had 148 yards rushing on nine carries and two touchdowns to lead Bothell to the Kingco win. With the victory, Bothell (5-0 league, 8-0 overall) has a showdown with conference foe Skyline (4-0, 6-1) on Thursday for the Kingco championship. Quarterback Mitchell Muller was 5-for-10 for 93 yards and three touchdowns for the Cougars.
At Pop Keeney Stadium
Bothell—Lotsis 18 pass from Muller (kick failed)
Bothell—Proulx 29 run (Mercer kick)
Bothell—Hudson 26 pass from Muller (Davis kick)
Bothell—Knapp 12 pass from Muller (Davis kick)
Bothell—Galvan 68 punt return (Davis kick)
Bothell—Proulx 62 run (Davis kick)
Bothell—McOmber 27 pass from Foley (Davis kick)
Bothell—Quintos 5 run (Davis kick)
Records—Roosevelt 1-4 league, 2-6 overall. Bothell 5-0, 8-0.