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Tag: Area

Nov.
22nd

Player bios for 2012 All-Area football OFFENSE

* AUSTIN FILKINS, Peninsula
Quarterback, 6-2, 210, sr.

Bio: SPSL 3A player of the year not only was team’s best dual threat, he was also a consummate leader for the league champion Seahawks. Numbers weren’t eye-popping (106-159, 1,374 yards, 21 total TDs), but his 165.4 passer rating was among area’s best.

What makes Thanksgiving special: “Most people focus on the turkey – we’re all football.”

* TEAGUE JAMES, Graham-Kapowsin
Running back, 5-10, 180, jr.

Bio: Who knew? In 2011, he broke his leg in the first game – and missed the entire season. This season, he collected all-SPSL

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Nov.
20th

All Area Football: Liufau is player of the year, Finch is coach of the year

Been working plenty the past few days finishing up The News Tribune’s annual All Area football team for the 2012 season.

Thought I would reveal who is on it:

OFFENSE
QB: Austin Filkins, Peninsula
RB: Teague James, Graham-Kapowsin
RB: Ralph Kinne, Shelton
RB: Chico McClatcher, Federal Way
WR: Kahlil Dawson, Graham-Kapowsin
WR: Joshua Eckwood, Lincoln
WR: Victor Gamboa, Washington
OL: Mat Cox, Capital
OL: Robert Luke, Charles Wright Academy
OL: Macartney McQuery, Bellarmine
OL: Alex Young-Salanoa, Spanaway Lake
AP: Andrew Brown, Tumwater
PK: Mitchell Cox, Kentwood

DEFENSE

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