The playoff picture for local prep football teams cleared up significantly Friday.
Lake Stevens won the Wesco 4A championship with a 38-12 win over Monroe. The Vikings will enter next week’s crossover playoff round with a No. 1 seed, while the Bearcats will be No. 2.
Edmonds-Woodway wrapped up the Wesco 3A South title, beating Snohomish 38-17. The Panthers will take a No. 3 seed into the crossover playoff round, while Everett, which knocked off Lynnwood 47-13, is No. 2.
Lakewood defeated Bellingham 35-28 and finished with the No. 3 from Northwest Conference 2A. The Cougars will take on Archbishop Murphy, a 54-0 winner over Cedarcrest, in the 2A District 1/2 playoffs next week.
Here are scores and recaps from all of Friday’s games:
Cascade 58, Kamiak 20 (statistics not reported)
Mariner 16, Jackson 14
Jorge Urrutia’s go-ahead 36-yard field goal in the fourth quarter was the difference in Mariner’s win over visiting Jackson.
Romelo Magnum and Amory Brown each scored a touchdown for the Marauders (3-6 overall, 2-5 Wesco 4A).
Quarterback Ben Olesen threw for 157 yards and a score and added 50 yards and a score on the ground for the Timberwolves (3-5, 3-4).
The Timberwolves play in a winner-to-state crossover game next week against an opponent yet to be determined.
Glacier Peak 42, Mount Vernon 38
Ayden Ziomas threw five touchdown passes to four different Glacier Peak receivers, and the visiting Grizzlies defense stopped Mount Vernon on 4th-and-goal at the 1-yard-line to cement a wild victory.
Ziomas was 31-of-52 for 424 yards. Teammate Evan Mannes caught six passes for 107 yards and two touchdowns.
Glacier Peak finishes the regular season with a 6-3 record and will play Bothell in next week’s crossover playoff round.
Ferndale 62, Marysville Getchell 7
Wesco 3A North champion Ferndale (9-0 overall, 6-0 conference) scored the game’s first 55 points en route to a road win over winless Marysville Getchell.
The Chargers (0-9, 0-6) got their only score of the game on a 2-yard touchdown run from Caleb Koellemer.
Cole Semu had three touchdowns for the Golden Eagles.
Everett 47, Lynnwood 13
Bogdan Fesiienko ran the opening kickoff back 90 yards for an Everett touchdown, and the Seagulls never looked back in a rout of Lynnwood in a late game at Everett Memorial Stadium.
Everett (7-2 overall, 5-1, Wesco 3A South) raced out to a 35-6 halftime lead and cruised to the win.
Gabe Maggio threw four passes for Everett, and two of them found Elijah Ross-Rutter for long touchdowns. The Seagulls also scored on a Keshon Lowe punt return and a Dodge Matthews fumble recovery.
Lynnwood fell to 1-8 (0-6).
Shorecrest 34, Mountlake Terrace 22 (statistics not reported)
Sultan 22, Granite Falls 21 (OT)
Sultan’s Alex Perrigo ran in the game-winning two-point conversion to end the first overtime as the host Turks beat Granite Falls in the Black and Blue Bowl.
Granite Falls quarterback Camden Landrum scored on a 7-yard run to open overtime and Tigers kicker Luis Hernandez converted the point-after kick. Isaiah Phillips answered on a 2-yard run on Sultan’s ensuing possession and the Turks decided to put the game in the hands of Perrigo on the conversion attempt.
Perrigo scored the game’s first touchdown on a 12-yard run and Erret Turner caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Brayden Haefele as the Turks built a 14-0 lead in the first half.
Granite Falls responded with two Landrum-to-Mason McBride touchdown passes in the second half to force overtime.
Sultan (4-5 overall, 4-1 Cascade Conference) will host a 1A district tournament playoff game next Friday. Granite Falls finishes the regular season at 4-5 (3-2).
Archbishop Murphy 54, Cedarcrest 0
Archbishop Murphy’s Kyler Gordon scored three touchdowns in the second quarter to spearhead a 40-point outburst in the period as the host Wildcats beat Cedarcrest.
Gordon caught touchdown passes of 60 and 90 yards from quarterback Victor Gabalis and returned an interception 36 yards to close out the scoring in the second quarter. Gordon finished with 190 yards on three receptions.
Ray Pimentel led Archbishop Murphy on the ground with 186 yards on 17 carries and two scores.
The Wildcats (5-0 Cascade Conference, 8-1 overall) will host Lakewood in the 2A District 1/2 playoffs next Friday.
The Red Wolves finished the season 0-9 (0-5).
Lakewood 35, Bellingham 28
C.J. McClellan had 124 yards receiving and a touchdown on six catches, Spencer Neiffer had two scores on the ground and visiting Lakewood avoided its second straight loss with a win over Bellingham.
Austin Lane tossed three touchdown passes for the Cougars (7-2 overall, 5-1 Northwest Conference), who will face defending 2A state champion Archbishop Murphy in a winner-to-state game next week.
Sehome 26, Shorewood 0 (statistics not reported)
Stanwood 21, King’s 7
Tyler Rich rushed for 155 yards and a touchdown on 29 carries, and Karl DeBoer hooked up with twin brother Trygve DeBoer on a pair of touchdown passes as host Stanwood ground out a non-conference win over King’s.
The Spartans finished the regular season 4-5, and will play Meadowdale in a 3A District 1 tournament play-in game on Tuesday.
“It wasn’t a very good game for us,” Stanwood coach Eric Keizer said. “You can’t come in on Friday night and turn the light switch on, and that’s what we tried to do. It was a struggle for us the whole game, and we shot ourselves in the foot with mistake after mistake. You have to prepare every week like it’s a playoff week. We’ll spend our two days of practice getting refocused on playing our style on both sides of the ball.”
Chase Root caught a 31-yard touchdown pass from Brennon Blevins in the second quarter to account for King’s lone touchdown. The Knights finished the regular season 3-6.
Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) 37, Tenino 26 (statistics not reported)
South Whidbey 35, Liberty Bell 15 (statistics not reported)