The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

Prep football roundup for March 5-6

Wesco football teams see their first game action in over a year.

Here is a roundup of this week’s local high school football games:

King’s 42, Sultan 14

SEATTLE — King’s improved to 3-0 on the season with a league win over Sultan (0-2).

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Cedar Park Christian 58, Granite Falls 0

GRANITE FALLS — Johny Petrus ran for a touchdown, caught a touchdown pass and returned a punt 75 yards for a score as Cedar Park Christian cruised to an Emerald Sound Conference win over Granite Falls.

Jet Torres threw for three touchdowns and added a rushing score for the Eagles (2-0), who raced to a 51-0 halftime lead.

Coming off a thrilling overtime win over rival Sultan, Granite Falls (1-1) couldn’t get anything going against the stout Cedar Park Christian defense.

*Box score not yet reported

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Monroe 14, Arlington 0

ARLINGTON — Riley Rudolfo intercepted three passes and caught a touchdown pass from Brycen Blankenship as Monroe blanked Arlington in a battle between two of the area’s top programs.

After a scoreless first half, Blankenship threw a touchdown to Trey Lane in the third quarter to break the deadlock.

Branden Rodriguez chipped in four sacks for the Bearcats (1-0), who were playing their first game as a 3A school since dropping from the 4A classification.

Arlington, coming off consecutive seven-win seasons, fell to 0-1.

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Stanwood 50, Jackson 7

EVERETT — Stanwood had two safeties and scored on a blocked punt return, all in the first quarter, en route to a dominant win over Jackson in the season opener for both teams.

Sophomore quarterback Wyatt Custer threw five touchdown passes, including two to fellow sophomore Ryder Bumgarner. Custer finished with 153 yards passing and Bumgarner had 72 yards receiving.

The Spartans (1-0) added a fumble return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Braden O’Donnell caught a touchdown pass from Nathan Clark for Jackson (0-1). O’Donnell finished with five receptions for 64 yards.

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Kamiak 37, Everett 14

EVERETT — Kamiak raced out to an early lead with three first-quarter touchdowns and cruised to a season-opening win over Everett.

Wesley Garrett got the scoring started with a 36-yard touchdown run and Gabriel Dominguez followed with a 1-yard touchdown plunge. Nolan Martin capped the first-quarter explosion with an interception return for a touchdown. Martin added another pick later in the game.

Nick Laman and Chance Loudenback added touchdown runs for the Knights (1-0). Loudenback’s was a 40-yard run in the second quarter that pushed Kamiak’s lead to 34-0.

Everett (0-1) scored on two short touchdown runs in the fourth quarter.

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Edmonds-Woodway 44, Mountlake Terrace 0

EDMONDS — Cruze Colwill threw three touchdown passes to three different receivers and Alec Rust ran for two scores and threw for another as Edmonds-Woodway rolled past Mountlake Terrace.

Nathan Tesfatsion led the Warriors (1-0) in receiving with four catches for 90 yards, including a 44-yard touchdown.

The Edmonds-Woodway defense held Mountlake Terrace (0-1) to just 70 total yards of offense and also contributed to the scoring with a safety.

The win was the 150th in the career of Warriors head coach John Gradwohl.

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Shorecrest 23, Lynnwood 0

EDMONDS — Shorecrest broke open a tight game with three fourth-quarter touchdowns and opened the season with a win over Lynnwood.

Galvin Dalziel’s 36-yard field goal was the only scoring through three quarters as the Scots clung to a three-point lead.

Carson Christensen scored on an 8-yard run and then threw a touchdown to Desmond Fox as Shorecrest (1-0) pulled away in the fourth.

Marcus Tidwell sealed the win for the Scots with a 1-yard touchdown run late.

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Cascade 42, Cedarcrest 0

EVERETT — Michael Purl ran for 180 yards and two touchdowns and Michael Doran added two scores on the ground as Cascade opened its season with a rousing win over Cedarcrest.

Cascade jumped out to an early lead with three first-quarter touchdown runs — two by Doran and a 64-yard scamper from Purl.

The Bruins (1-0) added to the tally in the third quarter with a 44-yard touchdown run from Purl and a 95-yard interception return by Amir Andrews.

Daniel Erikkson (51 yards) and Julian Thomas (46) also contributed to Cascade’s powerful rushing attack, which churned out 315 yards.

Luke Amble had six receptions for 68 yards for Cedarcrest (0-1).

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Lakewood 69, Marysville Getchell 0

ARLINGTON — Malik Dotson churned out 225 yards and five touchdowns on 13 carries to lead Lakewood to a 69-0 rout of Marysville Getchell.

Dotson scored on runs of 62, 5, 32, 57 and 9 yards — all within the first three quarters — as the lead back for a Cougars rushing attack that piled up 432 yards and eight touchdowns.

Quarterback Justice Taylor scored on a 56-yard run and added another touchdown through the air on a 14-yard strike to Ethan Guisti.

Guisti also scored on a 15-yard interception return in the first quarter, which was one of three interceptions forced by Lakewood (1-0).

Cheron Smith led the Chargers (0-1) with 75 rushing yards on 18 carries.

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Meadowdale 28, Shorewood 0

SHORELINE — Sam Lybeer scored two rushing touchdowns and Meadowdale’s defense was dominant all night in a season-opening win over Wesco 3A South foe Shorewood.

Cedric Washington returned a fumble 75 yards for a score and Tristan Ahlstedt scored on a 1-yard run for the Mavericks (1-0).

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Lake Stevens 26, Archbishop Murphy 7

LAKE STEVENS — Lake Stevens and Archbishop Murphy have been Snohomish County’s two most accomplished prep football programs over the past decade.

Both teams are perennial state powers that regularly make deep postseason runs in their respective classifications. But despite all of their successes, the two area juggernauts had never squared off.

That is, until Saturday night.

Jay Roughton ran for 188 yards and three second-half touchdowns as Class 4A power Lake Stevens overcame an uncharacteristic slow start and pulled away for a 26-7 season-opening win over visiting 2A power Archbishop Murphy in a public school-private school clash of Snohomish County prep football titans.

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Glacier Peak 35, Marysville Pilchuck 7

MARYSVILLE — Ryan Black ran for two touchdowns and Tyson Lang threw for two scores and added another on the ground as Glacier Peak raced past Marysville Pilchuck in a battle between one of the area’s top 4A programs and one of the area’s top 3A programs.

Lang threw touchdown passes to Cooper Jensen and Ryan Kinney as the Grizzlies (1-0) built a 21-7 halftime lead and then shut out the Tomahawks in the second half.

Jace Luton threw a touchdown pass to Jordan Velsaquez to provide the lone score for Marysville Pilchuck (0-1).

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Snohomish 41, Mariner 0

SNOHOMISH — Josh Vandergriend rushed for 132 yards and two touchdowns and the Snohomish defense held Mariner to just 25 total yards in a season-opening win.

Snohomish quarterbacks Silas Strehle and Kale Hammer combined to throw four touchdown passes — two to Trey Leckner and one apiece to Makai Williams and Caden Keithley. Leckner caught a total of five passes for 74 yards.

Brayden Ulrich had two sacks and Williams added an interception on defense for the Panthers (1-0).

Mariner (0-1) possessed the ball for 23 minutes, but couldn’t put any points on the board.

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