Prep football roundup for Friday, Oct. 8:
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Lake Stevens 56, Mariner 7
LAKE STEVENS — Jayden Limar ran for three touchdowns, Grayson Murren tossed three touchdown passes and the 4A second-ranked Vikings cruised past Mariner for their 47th consecutive win over a Wesco 4A opponent.
Limar, one of the nation’s top junior running back recruits, finished with 183 yards and three TDs on just eight carries.
Murren also was highly efficient, completing 9 of 13 passes for 203 yards, three TDs and one interception. His favorite target was Drew Carter, who had six catches for 151 yards and two TDs.
Trayce Hanks added a 69-yard interception return TD and also had a scoring reception for Lake Stevens (4-0, 1-0 Wesco 4A).
Mariner (3-3, 0-2) has lost three consecutive games.
WESCO 3A NORTH
Marysville Pilchuck 49, Mount Vernon 13
MOUNT VERNON — Dylan Carson ran for four more touchdowns and the 3A fourth-ranked Tomahawks continued their dominance by cruising past Mount Vernon for their sixth running-clock rout in as many games.
Carson rushed for 90 yards and four TDs on just eight carries, bringing his season total to 23 TD runs. Jordan Valasquez added a 70-yard scoring run and finished with 147 yards on just four carries in Marysville Pilchuck’s explosive Slot-T rushing attack.
Gaylan Gray and offensive lineman Nate Elwood each added a short TD run for the Tomahawks (6-0, 4-0 Wesco 3A North), who led 42-0 at halftime and 49-0 in the third quarter.
Marysville Pilchuck has outscored opponents by 39.1 points per game, including a 276-13 margin in the first three quarters of its contests
Mount Vernon (0-5, 0-4) scored on a pair of fourth-quarter TD runs.
Arlington 55, Marysville Getchell 13
MARYSVILLE — Trent Nobach tossed four long touchdown passes and the Eagles scored in all three phases while racing to a 55-0 halftime lead on their way to a Wesco 3A North rout of the Chargers at Quil Ceda Stadium.
Nobach threw TDs of 37, 47, 34 and 53 yards during the first-half onslaught, bringing his season total to 21 TD passes.
Levi Younger hauled in two long TD receptions and also scored on a 48-yard punt return for Arlington (5-1, 4-1 Wesco 3A North). Parker Dustin added a 14-yard interception return for the Eagles, and Gage Price and Elijah Jackson each had a long TD reception.
Arlington has won three consecutive games since suffering its lone loss, a one-point defeat to Ferndale. The Eagles face 3A fourth-ranked Marysville Pilchuck next week in a key Wesco 3A North showdown.
Connor Capone ran for two TDs in the fourth quarter to put Marysville Getchell (2-4, 1-4) on the board. The Chargers have lost four consecutive games since opening the season with their first-ever 2-0 start.
WESCO 3A SOUTH
Snohomish 41, Mountlake Terrace 0
SNOHOMISH — Joshua Vandergriend scored three touchdowns and the Panthers routed the Hawks to remain unbeaten in Wesco 3A South play.
Vandergriend led Snohomish (3-2, 3-0 Wesco 3A South) with 184 yards from scrimmage. The senior running back rushed for 137 yards and two TDs on just 10 carries, scoring on long runs of 60 and 49 yards. He also scored on a 20-yard screen pass and finished with four catches for 47 yards.
Mason Orgill added 10 catches for 122 yards and a TD for the Panthers. Snohomish quarterback Kale Hammer finished 16-of-23 passing for 177 yards, two TDs and one interception.
Brayden Ulrich added a short TD run for the Panthers in the fourth quarter and Kyden Gaffney capped the scoring with a 65-yard fumble return.
Snohomish’s defense held Mountlake Terrace (1-4, 1-2) to just 154 total yards.
Zaveon Jones led the Hawks with 23 carries for 84 yards.
Edmonds-Woodway 48, Shorecrest 7
EDMONDS — Aaron Barraza ran for four first-half touchdowns and the Warriors cruised past the Scots in a Wesco 3A South contest.
Edmonds-Woodway (3-3, 3-1 Wesco 3A South) raced to a 34-0 halftime lead and led 48-0 in the fourth quarter. The Warriors have won three straight games after an 0-3 start.
Barraza finished with 143 yards on 15 carries, and Trey Smith added 116 yards on nine carries with two touchdowns for Edmonds-Woodway.
Shorecrest fell to 1-5 overall and 1-3 in league play.
Monroe 42, Meadowdale 0
MONROE — Cole Pruett returned two punts for touchdowns and also had a receiving score as the Bearcats bounced back from last week’s five-point loss to Edmonds-Woodway by routing the Mavericks in a Wesco 3A South contest.
Both of Pruett’s punt returns came from 47 yards out in the second quarter. Kody Edelbrock carried the ball 7 times for 122 yards and three touchdowns, including a 66-yard scamper in the second quarter.
Monroe improved to 3-3 overall and 2-1 in the Wesco 3A South.
Meadowdale fell 0-3 overall and 0-2 in league.
Lynden 42, Lakewood 19
LYNDEN — The Cougars surrendered 28 unanswered second-half points and saw their postseason hopes take another hit with a Northwest Conference loss to 2A third-ranked Lynden.
Kaedan Hermanutz led Lynden (5-1, 3-0 Northwest Conference 2A) with five touchdown passes, including four to Kaleo Jandoc.
Lakewood (2-4, 1-3) rallied from a 14-0 first-quarter deficit to take a 19-14 lead in the third quarter. But Lynden quickly surged back in front with a pair of TD passes from Hermanutz, giving the Lions a 29-19 lead in the final minute of the third.
Taivin VanDalen then added a 56-yard interception return touchdown in the fourth and Hermanutz later tossed his fifth TD of the night to put the game firmly out of reach.
It was the second consecutive loss for Lakewood, which fell 34-31 to Burlington-Edison last week. The Cougars now face a steep climb to reach the postseason in the talent-laden Northwest Conference 2A.
Squalicum 26, Archbishop Murphy 6
BELLINGHAM — The 2A ninth-ranked Wildcats gave up 26 unanswered points and fell to 2A 10th-ranked Squalicum in a Northwest Conference showdown at Civic Stadium.
It was the first league loss for Archbishop Murphy (3-3, 1-1 Northwest Conference 2A).
Squalicum (3-2, 2-2) has won two straight league games after opening conference play with a pair of narrow losses to Lynden and Lakewood.
EMERALD SOUND CONFERENCE
King’s 55, Sultan 14
SULTAN — The Turks surrendered 48 first-half points and fell to the 1A fifth-ranked Knights in an Emerald Sound Conference game.
Sultan (2-4, 0-2) scored on second-half TD runs by Westin Galle and Derek Feltner. Galle ran for 54 yards on seven carries and Feltner added 45 yards on nine carries.
King’s improved to 6-0 overall and 1-0 in league play.
Stanwood 35, Cascade 13
STANWOOD — Ryder Bumgarner ran for three touchdowns and the Spartans rattled off 35 unanswered points to rout Cascade in a non-league contest.
Stanwood (3-3) fell into a 13-0 first-quarter hole. But after that, it was all Spartans.
Otto Wiedmann broke a long run to set up Stanwood’s first score, which came on a quarterback sneak by Michael Mascotti.
Bumgarner then ran for TDs of 4 and 20 yards in the second quarter and added a 5-yarder in the third quarter.
Carson Beckt scored on an 8-yard run to stretch the Spartans’ lead to 35-13 in the final minute of the third.
Cascade (3-3) raced to its early lead on a 30-yard TD pass from Josh Maritz to Lyle Pinaula, followed by a Julian Thomas scoring run.
Thomas finished with 154 yards on 22 carries for the Bruins.
Lynnwood 28, Everett 0
EDMONDS — The Royals shut out the Seagulls in a non-league game at Edmonds Stadium.
Lynnwood (2-3) held Everett to just 181 total yards. It’s the second consecutive win for the Royals.
Josh Smith had four catches for 85 yards to lead the Seagulls (4-2), who are playing an independent schedule this season.
Redmond 37, Jackson 21
EVERETT — The Timberwolves fell to Redmond in a non-league game at Everett Memorial Stadium.
Jackson dropped to 2-4 with the loss.
Redmond improved to 5-1.
Blaine 36, Shorewood 13
BLAINE — The Thunderbirds fell to Blaine in a non-league contest.
Shorewood dropped to 0-6 with the loss.
Blaine improved to 3-1.
Lummi Nation 62, Darrington 6
BELLINGHAM — The Loggers fell to Lummi Nation in a league game.
Darrington dropped to 2-3 overall and 0-2 in league play.
Lummi improved to 4-0 overall and 1-0 in league.