‘Press Coverage’: First-round state playoff preview

The Herald’s staff previews all four state-playoff matchups for local high school football teams.

The high-school football state playoffs are set to kickoff Friday night, and the Herald’s staff breaks down all four matchups involving locals teams.

Find out which local teams Herald writers Cameron Van Til, Zac Hereth and Josh Horton are picking to move on in the state tournament.

Want to find out more about the teams facing Lake Stevens, Marysville Pilchuck, Lakewood and Archbishop Murphy? Check out the “Press Coverage” podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play or wherever you get your podcasts for bonus interviews with Jeff Graham of the Kitsap Sun and Andy Buhler of Scorebook Live.

Find the rest of The Herald’s high school sports coverage here.

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