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Tag: Edmonds-Woodway


Football: No. 1 Bellarmine nearly perfect in 42-7 win over Edmonds-Woodway

Contributing Writer

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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Live Chat: Class 4A football playoff – No. 1 Bellarmine Prep routs E-W, will meet No. 9 Skyview

Here’s the transcript from top-ranked Bellarmine Prep’s 42-7 rout of Edmonds-Woodway on Saturday afternoon at Mount Tahoma Stadium.


Football: Playoff Game Preview Capsules


Bethel at No. 2 Woodinville (10-0), 7 p.m. Saturday at Pop Keeney Stadium

Lowdown: There’s no disputing Woodinville’s defense is fantastic. Only once have the Falcons allowed more than 14 points in a game. It’s fair to say that Woodinville hasn’t yet seen an offense of Bethel’s caliber. The Braves average nearly 500 yards per game and have been held under 40 points just twice. Bethel can score in bunches, but can its defense hold Woodinville in check? QB Brett Arrivey is poised and RB Alec Schwend is good for at least 100 yards per game. If you’re looking for an upset this weekend, this could be the game.

TNT pick: Woodinville 21, Bethel 20

Edmonds-Woodway (6-4) at No. 1 Bellarmine Prep (10-0), 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Tahoma Stadium

Lowdown: Good news for Bellarmine Prep: the Lions could welcome back RB/DB Isaiah Flynn, who’s missed the past four games with a knee strain, and RB/ILB Joe Lovejoy, who sat out last week with a knee injury. Flynn adds an explosive element to Bellarmine Prep’s rushing attack and Lovejoy is the heart of the Lions’ stout defense. After a miserable 0-3 start to the season, Edmonds-Woodway has been on fire, winning six of seven games – the only misstep a 35-31 loss to No. 8 Lake Stevens.

TNT pick: Bellarmine Prep 34, Edmonds-Woodway 17
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