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Tag: Morton/White Pass

Dec.
1st

Football: Championship game preview capsules, picks

FRIDAY’S GAMES

CLASS 3A
No. 1 Bellevue (13-0) vs. No. 3 O’Dea (13-0), 7:30 p.m.

Lowdown: All the stands in the way of a fourth straight state championship for Bellevue is the last team that beat the Wolverines in the state playoffs. O’Dea’s ball-control offense grinded out a 21-13 win over No. 5 Camas in the semifinals. The Irish held the ball for 13 of the final 14 minutes of the game. If O’Dea can exert its will along the line of scrimmage against Bellevue, get some big plays from running backs Jayshawn Jordan and Jomari Brooks and a couple long kickoff or punt returns from Tatum Taylor, the Irish will push Bellevue to the limit. That’s easier said than done. Bellevue has already knocked off the second- and fourth-ranked teams in the state (Lakes and Kamiakin), holding them to a combined 24 points, and is intent on claiming its 10th state title. Stopping the Wolverines isn’t easy. QB Tyler Hasty and running backs Ari Morales, Myles Jack, John Nguyen, Joey Moore and Andy Bouleware have all had big games this season.

TNT Pick: Bellevue 27, O’Dea 17
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Nov.
25th

Football: Updates, live chat from Friday’s semifinals at the Tacoma Dome

There are two games today (Friday) at the Tacoma Dome. The Class 2B semifinal pitting Morton/White Pass and Napavine kicks off at 4 p.m. and the Class 3A semifinal between Camas and O’Dea will start at 7 p.m.

You’ve got a few ways to keep track of the games. Both games will be webcast here. You can also find radio broadcasts of the Morton/White Pass-Napavine game on KITI and KELA.

This link will tell you what games will be broadcast on radio or the web.

Finally, I’ll be doing a live chat of the Camas-O’Dea game.

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