Clockwise from top left: Zac Hereth, Cameron Van Til, Tom Lafferty and Steve Willits.

Prep football picks for Week 3

Local experts take a crack at picking the winners for this week’s games.

Clockwise from top left: Zac Hereth, Cameron Van Til, Tom Lafferty and Steve Willits.
Lake Stevens' Kennedy Steen digs against Lake Stevens' Tuesday night at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds on September 7, 2021. The Vikings won in straight sets. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep volleyball poll for Wednesday, Sept. 15

Lake Stevens, Arlington and Darrington earn top-10 rankings from the state volleyball coaches.

Lake Stevens' Kennedy Steen digs against Lake Stevens' Tuesday night at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds on September 7, 2021. The Vikings won in straight sets. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox eliminated from playoff contention with loss

Everett loses 6-3 to Spokane and won’t be playing for the High-A West championship.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
LSU defensive lineman Ali Gaye runs off the line in the second half an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Mississippi State won 44-34. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
LSU defensive lineman Ali Gaye runs off the line in the second half an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Mississippi State won 44-34. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
The AquaSox' Noelvi Marte hits a double against the Spokane Indians at Funko Field on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 in Everett, Washington. The Mariners promoted Marte from Low-A Modesto to High-A Everett on Monday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

M’s believe AquaSox shortstop Marte, 19, is budding superstar

Director of player development Andy McKay: “We believe in the skills (and) we believe in the person.”

The AquaSox' Noelvi Marte hits a double against the Spokane Indians at Funko Field on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021 in Everett, Washington. The Mariners promoted Marte from Low-A Modesto to High-A Everett on Monday. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
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Prep results for Tuesday, Sept. 14

Prep results for Tuesday, Sept. 14: (Note for coaches/Scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS CROSS COUNTRY WESCO Cedarcrest, Archbishop Murphy, Meadowdale at… Continue reading

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AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Indians win in extras, push AquaSox to brink of elimination

Everett falls 5-4 and will likely have to win its final five games of the season to reach the playoffs.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Empty seats are shown at T-Mobile Park during the eighth inning of a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Seattle. Fans were not allowed in the ballpark for the Mariners' home opener due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Mariners won 5-3. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Seattle to host 2023 MLB All-Star Game

T-Mobile Park has been selected to host Major League Baseball’s All-Star game in July 2023.

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Empty seats are shown at T-Mobile Park during the eighth inning of a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Seattle. Fans were not allowed in the ballpark for the Mariners' home opener due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Mariners won 5-3. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Archbishop Murphy's Jojo Chiangpradit, (left) and Taylor Campbellat Archbishop Murphy, far right, celebrate  Cameron Bourne's goal and hat trick High School Tuesday night in Everett on September 14, 2021. The Wildcats won 6-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Archbishop Murphy's Jojo Chiangpradit, (left) and Taylor Campbellat Archbishop Murphy, far right, celebrate  Cameron Bourne's goal and hat trick High School Tuesday night in Everett on September 14, 2021. The Wildcats won 6-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Week for Sept. 6-12

The Athlete of the Week nominees for Sept. 6-12. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced with next week’s poll and in… Continue reading

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AquaSox's Juan Then pitches in the first inning against the Vancouver Canadians Tuesday evening at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett June 29th, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox weekly update: Sox face tall task entering final week

After another series loss, Everett likely has to win 5 of its final 6 to reach the championship series.

AquaSox's Juan Then pitches in the first inning against the Vancouver Canadians Tuesday evening at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett June 29th, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington's Elijah Jackson reaches out to block Oak Harbor's Caden Ebai during the game on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

5 takeaways from Week 2 of prep football in Snohomish County

Wesco 3A North is shaping up to be an exciting race, Getchell shows promising signs, and more.

Arlington's Elijah Jackson reaches out to block Oak Harbor's Caden Ebai during the game on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Marysville-Pilchuck’s Darren Johnson-Jones, left, tries to block a pass to Miguel Chavez, right, during football practice on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 in Marysville, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Vote for The Herald’s Prep Football Game of the Week

Pick one of the games we’ll cover this week. Voting closes at noon Wednesday. This week’s nominees Glacier Peak vs. Woodinville at Pop Keeney Stadium… Continue reading

Marysville-Pilchuck’s Darren Johnson-Jones, left, tries to block a pass to Miguel Chavez, right, during football practice on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 in Marysville, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) makes catch for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts in the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Grading the Seahawks’ 28-16 victory over the Colts

Seattle turns in a strong all-around performance in its season opener, especially from its new OC.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) makes catch for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts in the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Seattle Seahawks linebacker Jordyn Brooks (56) sacks Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz (2) during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

Early offense, late defensive stops lift Seahawks over Colts

Seattle’s offense scored 21 1st-half points, and the defense made 2 key 4th-down stops in the 2nd half.

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Jordyn Brooks (56) sacks Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz (2) during the second half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

Prep football roundup for Friday, Sept. 10

Prep football roundup for Friday, Sept. 10: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) WESCO 3A NORTH Marysville Getchell 20, Mount Vernon… Continue reading

The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll during an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Patterson: 7th annual non-predictions for the Seahawks’ season

A look at what won’t happen from the world’s worst sports prognosticator.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll during an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
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Prep results for Saturday, Sept. 11

Prep roundup for Saturday, Sept. 11: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS TENNIS NON-LEAGUE Shorewood 4, North Creek 3 (Friday) At North… Continue reading

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Michigan running back Blake Corum (2) steps over tight end Erick All (83) and past Washington defensive back Cameron Williams (6) to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

UW falls to 0-2 with punchless loss at Michigan

Washington’s offense struggles for the second straight game in a 31-10 defeat on the road.

Michigan running back Blake Corum (2) steps over tight end Erick All (83) and past Washington defensive back Cameron Williams (6) to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)
Washington State quarterback Jayden de Laura throws a pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Portland State, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

De Laura accounts for 4 TDs, WSU rolls past Portland State

The Cougars bounce back from a Week 1 loss and beat the Vikings 44-24.

Washington State quarterback Jayden de Laura throws a pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Portland State, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)