Arlington received the No. 7 seed in Class 3A and hosts 10th-seeded Mount Spokane in the first round. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington received the No. 7 seed in Class 3A and hosts 10th-seeded Mount Spokane in the first round. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Seedings announced for state prep football tournaments

GP, Lk. Stevens, MP and Arlington all host 1st round games. Granite Falls and Stanwood travel.

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced the seeding for the state’s six football state tournaments Sunday.

Six local teams — Arlington, Glacier Peak, Granite Falls, Lake Stevens, Marysville Pilchuck and Stanwood — are set compete in the first round of their respective state tournaments this coming week.

Arlington, Glacier Peak, Lake Stevens and Marysville Pilchuck will all host their first round matchups. Granite Falls and Stanwood will be on the road.

The tournament brackets were seeded by committees made up of coaches and athletic directors from around the state.

Here’s a look at all the matchups, with local games in bold:


No. 16 Kentwood at No. 1 Graham-Kapowsin

No. 15 Eastmont at No. 2 Eastlake

No 14 Richland at No. 3 Lake Stevens, Saturday, 5 p.m.

No. 13 North Creek at No. 4 Kamiakin

No. 12 Puyallup at No. 5 Camas

No. 11 Moses Lake at No. 6 Gonzaga Prep

No. 10 Skyview at No. 7 Sumner

No. 9 Bothell vs. No. 8 Glacier Peak at Veterans Memorial Stadium (Snohomish), Friday, 7 p.m.


No. 16 Lakes at No. 1 Bellevue

No. 15 Stanwood vs. No. 2 Eastside Catholic at Memorial Stadium (Seattle), Friday, 7:45 p.m.

No. 14 Kelso at No. 3 O’Dea

No. 13 Seattle Prep at No. 4 Yelm

No. 12 Garfield at No. 5 Marysville Pilchuck, Saturday, 7 p.m.

No. 11 Spanaway Lake at No. 6 Kennewick

No. 10 Mount Spokane at No. 7 Arlington, Saturday, 1 p.m.

No. 9 Rainier Beach at No. 8 Peninsula


No. 16 East Valley (Spokane) at No. 1 Tumwater

No. 15 Fife at No. 2 Lynden

No. 14 Shadle Park at No. 3 North Kitsap

No. 13 Highline at No. 4 Squalicum

No. 12 Orting at No. 5 Ridgefield

No. 11 Othello at No. 6 Steilacoom

No. 10 W.F. West at No. 7 Prosser

No. 9 Enumclaw at No. 8 Hockinson


No. 16 Bellevue Christian at No. 1 Royal

No. 15 East Jefferson at No. Eatonville

No. 14 Granite Falls vs. No. 3 Lynden Christian at Civic Stadium (Bellingham), Friday, 4 p.m.

No. 13 Omak at No. 4 Lakeside (Nine Mile Falls)

No. 12 Zillah at No. 5 King’s

No. 11 Freeman at No. 6 Tenino

No. 10 Montesano at No. 7 Riverside

No. 9 Toppenish at No. 8 Mount Baker


No. 1 Kalama bye

No. 2 Napavine bye

No. 3 Okanogan bye

No. 4 Lind-Ritzville/Sprague bye

No. 12 River View at No. 5 Onalaska

No. 11 Brewster at No. 6 Columbia (Burbank)

No. 10 Forks at No. 7 Goldendale

No. 9 Toledo at No. 8 Davenport


No. 1 Almira-Coulee-Hartline bye

No. 2 Odessa bye

No. 3 Quilcene bye

No. 4 Pomeroy bye

No. 12 Waterville-Mansfield at No. 5 Naselle

No. 11 Winlock at No. 6 DeSales

No. 10 Cusick at No. 7 Liberty Bell

No. 9 Neah Bay at No. 8 Wilbur-Creston-Keller

Note: Times and dates are listed for local games as available.

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