It’s virtually impossible to obtain perfection on the football field, but Bellarmine Prep flirted with flawlessness in a first-round, Class 4A state playoff game against Edmonds-Woodway Saturday at Mount Tahoma Stadium.
The top-ranked, unbeaten Lions scored on six of seven possessions through the opening two and a half quarters and committed just one turnover and one penalty en route to a 42-7 drubbing of the Warriors.
Their tidy performance, which earned them a quarterfinals matchup against Skyview next week in Vancouver, came on a rainy and windy afternoon, no less.
“We always tell our kids, when you prepare well, you play well,” Bellarmine coach Tom Larsen said. “We had our best practices all season this week and today you saw the result.
“Now I can tell them,” added Larson with a laugh, ‘I told you so.’”
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