Leading up to the Class 4A football state play-in contest against Graham-Kapowsin, Bellarmine Prep’s coaching staff spent hours studying the Eagles’ game film.
G-K, it appeared, often employed single-coverage on defense. With a trio of talented receivers, including University of Washington-bound Michael Rector, and a quarterback with a big arm, Bellarmine Prep coach Tom Larsen said the staff came up with an offensive approach.
“Let’s attack,” Larsen said.
Sefo Liufau fired three long touchdowns to Rector, leading top-ranked Bellarmine Prep to a 37-19 win against the Eagles Friday night at Mount Tahoma Stadium.
The Lions (10-0) will host Edmonds-Woodway (6-4), a 29-19 winner over South Kitsap, in the first round of the state playoffs next week. G-K ends its season with a 5-5 record.
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