Capsules for Friday’s Week 10 prep football playoff games

Below are capsules for Friday’s Week 10 playoff games involving local teams. The winners advance to their respective classification’s 16-team state playoffs. The losers are eliminated. All recruiting rankings are according to 247Sports.

CLASS 4A

KENTLAKE at No. 9 LAKE STEVENS

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Lake Stevens H.S.

Radio: KRKO 1380 AM

Kentlake: 5-4 overall, 4-3 conference; T-4th in North Puget Sound League’s Cascade division

About the Falcons: Kentlake earned the NPSL Cascade division’s fourth and final postseason berth by virtue of its head-to-head tiebreaker over Kennedy Catholic. The Falcons are seeking their first state berth since 2011.

Lake Stevens: 8-1 overall, 7-0 conference; 1st in Wesco 4A

About the Vikings: Lake Stevens captured its fifth consecutive Wesco 4A title last week with a 38-12 victory over previously unbeaten Monroe. The Vikings limited Monroe’s high-powered offense to 263 total yards and held the Bearcats nearly 40 points below their season average. Since a Week 2 non-league loss to Arlington, Lake Stevens has won seven straight games by an average of 40.9 points per contest. The Vikings are seeking their sixth state berth in seven years.

Herald pick: Lake Stevens

MOUNT SI at MONROE

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Monroe H.S.

Recent history: Monroe beat Mount Si 19-7 in a non-league game last season.

Mount Si: 7-2 overall, 6-2 conference; T-2nd in KingCo 4A

About the Wildcats: Mount Si is led by quarterback Cale Millen, the son of former University of Washington and NFL quarterback Hugh Millen. The junior standout has completed 68.4 percent of his passes this season for 2,447 yards, 32 touchdowns and four interceptions. His favorite target is junior Jonny Barrett, who has 1,004 yards receiving and 16 touchdown catches. The Wildcats are seeking their first trip to state since making six consecutive appearances from 2008 to 2013.

Monroe: 8-1 overall, 6-1 conference; 2nd in Wesco 4A

About the Bearcats: After rolling to an 8-0 start while outscoring opponents by 40.1 points per game, Monroe suffered a 38-12 loss to ninth-ranked Lake Stevens in last week’s de facto Wesco 4A title game. Senior running back Isaiah Lewis has rushed for 1,472 yards and 21 touchdowns this season, averaging 9.6 yards per carry behind the Bearcats’ massive offensive line. Monroe is seeking its second consecutive trip to the state playoffs after reaching state last season for the first time since 1991.

Herald pick: Monroe

GLACIER PEAK at BOTHELL

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Pop Keeney Stadium (Bothell)

Recent history: Bothell beat Glacier Peak 44-29 in last year’s season opener for both teams.

Glacier Peak: 6-3 overall, 5-2 conference; 3rd in Wesco 4A

About the Grizzlies: Dual-threat junior quarterback Ayden Ziomas has accounted for 2,932 total yards and 35 touchdowns this season, including 2,457 yards and 28 touchdowns through the air. Glacier Peak allows 36.1 points per game and has surrendered 57 points or more three times. The Grizzlies are seeking their first-ever trip to state at the 4A level.

Bothell: 7-2 overall, 6-2 conference; T-2nd in KingCo 4A

About the Cougars: Bothell is led by 6-foot-5 quarterback and University of Washington commit Jacob Sirmon, who is ranked as the top overall senior recruit in the state. Sirmon has thrown for 2,350 yards, 23 touchdowns and five interceptions this season. The Cougars are seeking their 10th state berth in 12 years.

Herald pick: Bothell

JACKSON at KENTWOOD

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: French Field (Kent)

Jackson: 3-5 overall, 3-4 conference; T-4th in Wesco 4A

About the Timberwolves: Jackson is making its first postseason appearance since 2012, which is the last time the Timberwolves reached the state playoffs. Jackson is led by 6-foot-4 University of Colorado commit Daniel Arias, the third-ranked senior receiver in the state. Arias has 781 yards receiving and eight touchdown catches in eight games.

Kentwood: 7-2 overall, 6-1 conference; T-1st in North Puget Sound League’s Cascade division

About the Conquerors: Senior quarterback Justin Seiber leads a high-powered Kentwood team that averages 45.2 points per game. Seiber has completed 68 percent of his passes this season for 2,909 yards, 34 touchdowns and four interceptions. The Conquerors are seeking their first state berth since 2011.

Herald pick: Kentwood

CLASS 3A

GIG HARBOR at No. 8 EDMONDS-WOODWAY

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Edmonds Stadium

Gig Harbor: 5-4 overall, 4-3 conference; T-4th in South Sound Conference

About the Tides: Gig Harbor earned the South Sound Conference’s fourth and final postseason berth by virtue of its head-to-head tiebreaker over Central Kitsap. The Tides are seeking their fifth consecutive trip to state.

Edmonds-Woodway: 8-1 overall, 6-1 conference; 1st in Wesco 3A South

About the Warriors: Edmonds-Woodway allows just 11.4 points per game and has held seven opponents to 17 points or less. Junior running back Capassio Cherry has rushed for 1,221 yards and 16 touchdowns this season, averaging 174 yards per game and 8.9 yards per carry. The Warriors are seeking their first state berth since 2011.

Herald pick: Edmonds-Woodway

SNOHOMISH at PENINSULA

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Peninsula H.S.

Snohomish: 5-4 overall, 4-2 conference; 3rd in Wesco 3A South

About the Panthers: Senior running back Keegan Stich has rushed for 1,432 yards and 19 touchdowns this season, averaging 159 yards per game and 7.7 yards per carry. Snohomish is seeking its first state berth since 2007.

Peninsula: 6-3 overall, 5-2 conference; T-2nd in South Sound Conference

About the Seahawks: Peninsula has lost two of its past three games, including a blowout defeat to seventh-ranked Timberline last week in which the Seahawks trailed 51-0 in the third quarter. Peninsula is seeking its fifth state berth in six years.

Herald pick: Peninsula

ARLINGTON at RAINIER BEACH

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Rainier Beach H.S.

Arlington: 6-3 overall, 4-2 conference; 3rd in Wesco 3A North

About the Eagles: Arlington beat Squalicum 38-35 last week to secure a Week 10 playoff berth. Junior quarterback Anthony Whitis has thrown for 2,119 yards, 23 touchdowns and nine interceptions this season. The Eagles are seeking their first trip to state since 2012.

Rainier Beach: 5-2 overall, 3-2 conference; 3rd in Metro League’s Mountain Division

About the Vikings: Rainier Beach finished third in the Metro League’s Mountain Division — the highest of three tiers in the 16-team league. The star-studded Vikings feature seven of the state’s top 50 senior recruits, including three of the state’s top six senior receivers. Beach is seeking its first state berth since a string of seven consecutive state appearances from 2000 to 2006.

Herald pick: Rainier Beach

CLASS 2A

No. 10 LAKEWOOD at No. 1 ARCHBISHOP MURPHY

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Archbishop Murphy H.S.

Lakewood: 7-2 overall, 5-1 conference; T-1st in Northwest Conference 2A

About the Cougars: Lakewood claimed a three-way share of the Northwest Conference title in its second season since moving from the Cascade Conference. Senior quarterback Austin Lane has completed 67.5 percent of his passes for 2,286 yards, 28 touchdowns and six interceptions. The Cougars are seeking their first state berth since 2012.

Archbishop Murphy: 8-1 overall, 5-0 conference; 1st in Cascade Conference

About the Wildcats: Defending state champion Archbishop Murphy has outscored opponents by 31.9 points per game this season. Senior running back Ray Pimentel has rushed for 1,507 yards and 21 touchdowns, averaging 167 yards per game and 10 yards per carry. Two-way standout Kyler Gordon, the third-ranked overall senior recruit in the state, has intercepted four passes and totaled 872 yards and 11 touchdowns on offense.

Herald pick: Archbishop Murphy

CLASS 1A

NOOKSACK VALLEY at SULTAN

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Sultan H.S.

Nooksack Valley: 5-4 overall, 2-4 conference; 3rd in Northwest Conference 1A

About the Pioneers: Nooksack Valley is led by Montana State commit Casey Bauman, the second-ranked senior quarterback in the state. The 6-foot-6 dual-threat standout has thrown for 2,325 yards, 22 touchdowns and three interceptions this season. Bauman also has rushed for 442 yards and 12 scores.

Sultan: 4-5 overall, 4-1 conference; 2nd in Cascade Conference

About the Turks: Sultan managed just 12 points combined in its four non-league games, but went 4-1 in league play to earn the Cascade Conference’s top 1A seed. The Turks are seeking their first state berth since 2000 and just their second in the past 34 seasons.

Herald pick: Nooksack Valley

KING’S at MOUNT BAKER

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Mount Baker H.S.

King’s: 3-6 overall, 2-3 conference; 4th in Cascade Conference

About the Knights: King’s is seeking a return to the state playoffs after its streak of seven consecutive state appearances ended last season. The Knights have won just three games this year after averaging 9.3 wins over the previous seven seasons.

Mount Baker: 6-3 overall, 3-3 conference; 2nd in Northwest Conference 1A

About the Mountaineers: Senior running back Carson Engholm leads Mount Baker’s rushing attack with 924 yards and 18 touchdowns. The Mountaineers are seeking their sixth consecutive state berth.

Herald pick: Mount Baker

CEDAR PARK CHRISTIAN at No. 3 MERIDIAN

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Anacortes H.S.

CPC-Bothell: 4-5 overall, 1-4 conference; 5th in Cascade Conference

About the Eagles: CPC-Bothell averaged just 11.4 points per game during conference play and has been held to 14 points or less five times this season. The Eagles’ lone state-playoff appearance was in 2011.

Meridian: 9-0 overall, 6-0 conference; 1st in Northwest Conference 1A

About the Trojans: Meridian is led by Eastern Washington University commit Simon Burkett, the third-ranked senior quarterback in the state. Burkett has thrown for 2,693 yards, 29 touchdowns and seven interceptions this season. The unbeaten Trojans are seeking their eighth state berth in nine seasons.

Herald pick: Meridian

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