COVID-19-related cancelations hit Week 2 of the Washington high school football season hard, with cancelations and reschedules occurring across the state.
Each week, SBLive ranks the top 25 teams across the state of Washington regardless of classification and in total, 22 of the 25 teams played over the weekend. Here’s a look at how those teams fared in games played in Week 2 of the high school football season.
HOW THE TOP 25 FARED — SEPT. 11
1. GRAHAM-KAPOWSIN EAGLES, 2-0 (4A), beat Olympia, 56-0
Hey, the Eagles run the football, too – RBs Zackary Lee (117 yards), Khalil Yarbo (107) and Jalen Davenport (36) all scored touchdowns Friday.
2. O’DEA FIGHTING IRISH, 2-0 (3A), beat No. 19 Kennedy Catholic, 49-0
Lancers focus their effort on stopping RB Jason Brown – and backup FB Georgios Kotsakis (career-high 142 yards) runs wild.
3. LAKE STEVENS VIKINGS, 0-0 (4A), did not play
After two COVID-19 quarantine weekends, the 4A Wesco champions expected to kick off their season next Friday at 3A No. 1 O’Dea.
4. SEATTLE PREP PANTHERS, 2-0 (3A), beat Bishop Blanchet, 56-27
There’s another Velling make some noise in the program – Drew, a sophomore receiver. He returns blocked punt for a touchdown.
5. GONZAGA PREP BULLPUPS, 2-0 (4A), beat Eastmont, 44-6
Inexperienced offensive line coming together nicely as QB Ryan McKenna (230 rushing yards) and RB Matteo Saccomanno (187) go off.
6. SPANAWAY LAKE SENTINELS, 0-0 (3A), did not play
After two COVID-19 quarantine weekends, the 3A Pierce County League champions expected to kick off their season next Friday at Silas.
7. BELLEVUE WOLVERINES, 2-0 (3A), beat Kentwood, 31-0
Sophomore Blake Teets rushed for 108 of the Wolverines’ 260 total yards on the ground, including an 11-yard touchdown, and linebacker George Kruger’s 10 tackles (two for loss) led a defense that posted a shutout.
8. SUMNER SPARTANS, 2-0 (4A), beat Rogers of Puyallup, 49-6
Sloppy start turns with big “Wow” moment – Dylan Coffey’s touchdown return of a blocked punt – as Sumner has another convincing 4A SPSL win.
9. KENNEWICK LIONS, 2-0 (3A), beat Southridge, 17-14
This is the grinder style the Lions prefer to play, so surviving a low-scoring game doesn’t faze third-year coach Randy Affholter one bit.
10. BOTHELL COUGARS, 2-0 (4A), beat Tahoma, 40-21
Cougars get big games from QB Logan Lacio (221 passing yards) and RB Bryce Kooy (132 rushing yards) as they amass 488 total yards.
11. PUYALLUP VIKINGS, 2-0 (4A), beat Curtis, 30-20
Run game purrs – RBs Zaire Ford and Kyle Cramer both eclipse the 100-yard mark – but Puyallup needs to sharpen up before G-K game.
12. UNION TITANS, 1-1 (4A), beat Mountain View, 35-21
First-year QB Dominic Colletto injured early, so Union rides career day from RB Jaydon Jones (216 rushing yards, three touchdowns).
13. YELM TORNADOS, 2-0 (3A), beat No. 20 Mount Si, 41-20
Emerging as one of the more complete teams in 3A as Tornados gets big contributions from all three phases in road win in Snoqualmie.
14. GLACIER PEAK GRIZZLIES, 2-0 (4A), beat Monroe, 50-21
Grizzlies finding ways to unleash RB Trey Leckner, their new shiny toy. Week after 100-yard rushing game, he has 100-yard receiving day.
15. RICHLAND BOMBERS, 2-0 (4A), beat Hanford, 51-0
Is this team rolling? Scored 50 or more points in back-to-back games. Defense posts shutouts. And coach Mike Neidhold gets 100th win.
16. EASTLAKE WOLVES, 2-0 (4A), beat Rainier Beach, 17-16
Replacement game was a nail-biter – one that LB Harry Reid saved by forcing red-zone turnover to end promising Vikings’ drive in final minute.
17. LINCOLN OF TACOMA ABES, 1-1 (3A), beat Skyline, 54-42
It might be the single-best individual performance at historic Lincoln Bowl as QB Gabarri Johnson has 570 yards of offense, seven TDs.
18. EASTSIDE CATHOLIC CRUSADERS, 1-1 (3A) lost to Valor Christian (Colo.), 41-0
Nationally-televised game becomes lopsided as the Eagles jump out to 34-0 first-half lead behind three touchdowns from QB Colton Allen.
19. KENNEDY CATHOLIC LANCERS, 0-2 (4A), lost to No. 2 O’Dea, 49-0
Sheldon Cross-coached “Air Raid” offenses just don’t get shut down like that. Only other time he was blanked was 2008 while at Interlake.
20. MOUNT SI WILDCATS, 1-1 (4A) lost to No. 13 Yelm, 41-20
Longtime coach Charlie Kinnune knew there would be growing pains with reloaded offense – but Wildcats still show big-play potential.
21. KAMIAKIN BRAVES, 2-0 (4A), beat Chiawana, 46-24
Kamiakin ends Riverhawks’ 19-game league winning streak as QB Henry Mercado passes for 237 yards and scores five total touchdowns.
22. TUMWATER THUNDERBIRDS, 2-0 (2A), beat Capital, 42-0
A week after debuting with four touchdowns, RB Payton Hoyt adds three more, all in the first half, in shutting out the Cougars.
23. MOUNT SPOKANE WILDCATS, 1-0 (3A), did not play
Wildcats had two games – Mead and Coeur d’Alene of Idaho – scheduled this week. Both were nixed because of COVID-19 outbreaks.
24. MARYSVILLE-PILCHUCK, 2-0 (3A), beat Stanwood, 49-14
Does RB Dylan Carson have a 400-yard rushing game in him? He blitzed the Spartans for a career-high 316 yards and five touchdowns.
25. CENTRAL VALLEY BEARS, 1-1 (4A), beat Lewis & Clark, 21-0
The Abshire brothers – Luke (two passing touchdowns) and Zac (rushing TD) – account for the scoring as Bears bounce back.