Marysville Pilchuck’s Christian Van Natta lifts the ball in the air to celebrate a turnover during the game against Marysville Getchell on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Prep football roundup for Friday, Sept. 8

Prep football roundup for Friday, Sept. 8:

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Lake Stevens 34, Bellevue 31

BELLEVUE — The Vikings somehow found a way to overcome a 21-point deficit against one of the top programs in the state in their non-league victory over the Wolverines.

Lake Stevens trailed 28-7 at halftime. However, led by a heroic effort from quarterback Kolton Matson, the Vikings fought their way all the way back. Matson’s 63-yard pass to Jayshon Limar on a wheel route out of the backfield set up a Matson TD run that gave the Vikings their first lead of the game in the fourth quarter, and it proved to be the decisive blow.

Matson finished with 286 yards and four touchdowns through the air and added a rushing score. Two TD passes went to David Brown, while Paul Varela and Keagan Howard also caught scores for the Vikings (2-0), who have begun their Class 4A state title defense with two impressive victories, following last week’s win against Garfield.

Brown had a team-high 102 yards on six receptions and Jayshon Limar had 137 total yards (51 rushing, 86 receiving).

Carson Rubin ran. for three first-half touchdowns to lead Bellevue (0-2).

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Marysville Pilchuck 36, Stanwood 7

MARYSVILLE — The Tomahawks made an early-season statement, blowing past the Spartans, who were Class 3A state quarterfinalists last year, in the league opener for both teams.

Kenai Sinaphet broke off three touchdown runs in the second half as Marysville Pilchuck pulled away in what had been a competitive game. Luke Shoemaker added a touchdown run of his own and also threw a TD to Marcus Gaffney for Marysville Pilchuck (1-0 league, 2-0 overall).

Max Mayo scored the lone touchdown for Stanwood (0-1, 1-1) when he returned a kickoff 98 yards in the second quarter to cut Marysville Pilchuck’s lead to 14-7.

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Arlington 42, Marysville Getchell 7

ARLINGTON — The Eagles continued their impressive start to the season by dominating their league opener against the Chargers. Arlington improved to 1-0 in league and 2-0 overall, Getchell fell to 0-1, 1-1.


Shorewood 49, Lynnwood 14

EDMONDS — The Stormrays opened their league season with the comfortable victory over the Royals.

Tyler Giles threw three touchdown passes and ran for another to lead Shorewood, which led 42-0 at halftime before pulling its starters. Reid Petschl added 107 yards rushing and two touchdowns for the Stormrays, while Charlie Frye caught two TDs for Shorewood.

Shorewood improved to 1-0 in league and 2-0 overall, Lynnwood fell to 0-1, 0-2.

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Monroe 53, Shorecrest 6

SHORELINE — The Bearcats were all over the Scots from beginning to end of the league opener for both teams. Monroe scored 28 points in the first quarter and led 35-6 at the half. The Bearcats improved to 1-0 in league and 2-0 overall, while the Scots dropped to 0-1, 0-2.

Blake Springer completed 13 of 15 passes for 246 yards and two TDs, and added an 11-yard rushing score. Mason Davis returned a punt 45 yards for a TD and hauled in four receptions for a team-high 89 yards and a score.

Gavin Ranz had two rushing TDs, Carl Watson III had rushing TD and Matthew Rodriguez added a TD reception.

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Mountlake Terrace 35, Snohomish 21

EDMONDS — Zaveon Jones ran for three touchdowns, leading the Hawks over the Panthers in the league opener for both teams.

Two of Jones’ touchdowns came in the first half as Mountlake Terrace (1-0 league, 2-0 overall) built a 21-0 lead. Then Owen Boswell returned a fourth-quarter interception for a touchdown to ice it after the Panthers pulled back within striking distance.

Jones finished with 255 yards on 25 carries, while Nate Brown opened the scoring with a TD run for the Hawks.

David Hammer threw for 318 yards, completing touchdown passes to Ryan Steppe, Sylas Green and Cole Bedard to lead Snohomish (0-1, 0-2). Both Green and Parker Jackson surpassed 100 yards receiving for the Panthers.

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Camas 55, Glacier Peak 20

SNOHOMISH — The Grizzlies tried to keep up with the high-powered Papermakers, but Camas pulled away in the second half of the non-league game.

Glacier Peak, which defeated perennial Class 4A state power Camas last year, used big plays to try and stay with the Papermakers. Chrisvin Bonshe’s 75-yard touchdown run early in the second half, his second of the game, pulled the Grizzlies within one score at 27-20.

However, Glacier Peak was never able to slow Camas’ quick-screen offense down, and the Papermakers scored 28 straight points to put the game away. Beau Harlan ran for three touchdowns and Jake Davidson threw three TDs to lead Camas (1-1).

Isaiah Cuellar added an 89-yard kickoff return for a touchdown for Glacier Peak (1-1).

Everett 21, Mariner 14

EVERETT — Michael Noland threw one touchdown pass and ran for another, leading the Seagulls to the victory over the Marauders at Everett Memorial Stadium.

Everett trailed 14-7 late in the second quarter, but Noland found Del’Marion Minnifield with a touchdown pass as time expired on the first half to tie it up, then Noland scored on a quarterback keeper in the third quarter for the decisive score.

Everett improved to 1-1, Mariner dropped to 0-2.

Meadowdale 34, Bellingham 28

BELLINGHAM — The Mavericks staged a big second-half comeback to defeat the Bayhawks.

Meadowdale trailed 21-0 at halftime. However, the Mavericks scored 34 straight points in the second half before Bellingham scored a touchdown in the final minute to make it a one-score final.

Luis Partida del Rosario began the comeback for Meadowdale with a 24-yard touchdown run. Then Cameron Platt and Ethan Gibeault took over, as Platt threw a touchdown pass to Victor Eicher and ran for a score to make it 21-20, then Gibeault broke off TD runs of 69 and 61 yards to complete the onslaught.

Meadowdale improved to 2-0 after winning just one game last season. Bellingham dropped to 0-2.

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Darrington 54, Sound Christian 8

DARRINGTON — The Loggers raced out to a 46-0 halftime lead in the victory over the Lions in an eight-man contest.

Mikey Soito rushed for 126 yards and two touchdowns, and he also recorded eight tackles on defense to lead Darrington. Cooper Green added 185 all-purpose yards for the Loggers, rushing for two touchdowns and catching a third.

Darrington improved to 2-0, Sound Christian fell to 0-2.

Granite Falls 34, Friday Harbor 13

GRANITE FALLS — The Tigers jumped out to a 28-0 halftime lead en route to the victory over the Wolverines.

Lake Stevens transfer Kaden LaPlaunt went wild at quarterback for Granite Falls, throwing for five touchdowns, four of which were 33 yards or longer. Three of the TD passes were completed to Johnathan Roberts, while the other two were to James Porter.

LaPlaunt finished with 341 passing yards, while Roberts had 146 yards on seven receptions and Porter 126 yards on five receptions.

Granite Falls improved to 1-1, Friday Harbor dropped to 1-1.

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Lynden Christian 31, Archbishop Murphy 7

EVERETT — The Wildcats couldn’t follow up on their season-opening victory as they fell to the Lyncs. Archbishop Murphy dropped to 1-1, Lynden Christian improved to 1-1.

Jevin Madison led Archbishop Murphy with 76 rushing yards.

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Edmonds-Woodway 19, Kamiak 7

EVERETT — Rashaad Gerona-Chatters ran for 134 yards and three touchdowns, leading the Warriors over the Knights.

After Kamiak tied the score at 7-7 in the second quarter, Gerona-Chatters restored Edmonds-Woodway’s lead with a 2-yard touchdown run before halftime, then added a 25-yard TD run in the third to provide the final margin. The Warriors improved to 1-1.

Ezra Davis scored on a 30-yard run to lead Kamiak (0-2).

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Cedarcrest 28, Sammamish 14

BELLEVUE — The Red Wolves picked up their first victory of the season in besting the RedHawks. Cedarcrest improved to 1-1, Sammamish dropped to 0-2.

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Newport 42, Cascade 3

BELLEVUE — The Bruins struggled in their defeat to the Knights. Tony Del Moral’s field goal in the second half provided Cascade’s only points. The Bruins dropped to 0-2 while Newport improved to 2-0.

Zach Lopez rushed for 53 yards and Tony Del Moral connected on a 37-yard field goal to lead Cascade.

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Sultan 40, Vashon Island 0

VASHON ISLAND — The Turks remained undefeated after beating the Pirates. Sultan improved to 2-0, Vashon Island fell to 0-2.

Kaden Koehler completed 3 of 4 passes for 104 yards and two TDs. Julio Vargas and Hayden Murphy both hauled in TD receptions. Benjamin Dilger and Jonathan Van Pelt chipped in rushing scores, and Connor Talik had an 80-yard kickoff return TD.

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King’s 55, East Jefferson 0

PORT TOWNSEND — The Knights scored 49 points in the first half as they routed the Rivals. King’s improved to 2-0 while East Jefferson dropped to 0-2.

Lakewood 34, Silas 20

TACOMA — The Cougars gave new head coach Adam McShane his first victory as they defeated the Rams. Lakewood improved to 1-1, Silas dropped to 0-2.

Juanita 42, Jackson 0

EVERETT — The Timberwolves dropped the game to the Ravens. Jackson fell to 0-2, Juanita improved to 2-0.

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