Here is an inside look at the Seattle Prep 2019 football team.

Links: Seattle Prep team page | 2019 schedule | Roster

2018 IN REVIEW

4-7 overall, 0-5 3A Metro League Mountain Division (sixth place); lost to Peninsula in the week 10 regional round, 47-16.

COACHING RESUME

Aaron Maul, fourth season (previously Bishop Blanchet, Bellarmine Prep).

Overall record 15-15; career record: 42-38.

RETURNING STARTERS

Offense — 6; Defense — 7.

TOP OFFENSIVE RETURNERS

WR Rishi Daniels 5-10, 170, sr.

QB Jake Sype 5-11, 175, jr.

WR Jared Roznos 6-1, 190, jr.

WR Kendin Alexander 5-10, 165, jr.

OL Conor Riley 5-10, 245, sr.

RB Alijah Vaouli-Buchanan 5-11, 180, jr.

TOP DEFENSIVE RETURNERS

DB Rishi Daniels 5-10, 170, sr.

LB Joe Kain 6-3, 190, sr.

DB Jared Roznos 6-1, 190, jr.

DE Mason Hoffman 6-4, 230, sr.

DL Zo Dixon 5-11, 230, jr.

TOP PLAYERS

Rishi Daniels, receiver/safety

First team all-league selection at receiver and safety as a junior.

Jake Sype, quarterback

Honorable mention all-league selection as a sophomore.

Joe Kain, outside linebacker

Standout athlete in the middle of the defense.

OUTLOOK

Seattle Prep’s last winning season came in 2016. That was head coach Aaron Maul’s first season at the helm, and it was also the last time the school has competed in the postseason. 

Could either change this season?

Any success must be accomplished in the deepest league in the state — perhaps across all classifications — with the likes of Eastside Catholic and O’Dea. But don’t discount Seattle Prep’s weapons. 

Rishi Daniels, a first team all-league selection at receiver and corner, headlines an array of skill position players the Panthers return after going winless in 3A Metro League play. Daniels, who recruiting site 247 Sports designates a three-star athlete, is among the top returning players in a loaded Metro League.

Daniels headlines an explosive spread offense featuring junior quarterback Jake Sype under center and Jared Roznos and Kendin Alexander out wide.

The biggest question mark for the Panthers is up front, where they return two on both the O-line and D-line.

2019 SCHEDULE

Sept 6: Hanford, 7 p.m.

Sept. 13: at Chiawana, 7 p.m.

Sept. 20: Hermiston (Ore.), 7 p.m.

Sept. 27: Kamiakin, 7 p.m.

Oct. 4: at Davis, 7 p.m.

Oct. 11: at Pasco, 7 p.m.

Oct. 17: Walla Walla, 7 p.m.

Oct. 25: at Richland, 7 p.m.

Nov. 1: Southridge, 8 p.m.

*home games in bold

Statewide High School Sports Reporter at SBLive | andy@scorebooklive.com

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