1. Lynden (1): Lions keep finding new, talented faces to help out.
2. Ferndale (5): Golden Eagles downright impressive in win over Burlington.
3. Squalicum (3): Storm excited to be in big game against Ferndale.
4. Blaine (4): Gobbato should become county's career rushing leader this week.
5. Burlington-Edison (2): Tigers defense allowed 98 points past two weeks.
6. Mount Baker (6): Mountaineers averaging nearly 40 points per game.
7. Friday Harbor (7): Wolverines already have three shutouts this season.
8. Nooksack Valley (8): Pioneers draw Mount Baker in NWC 1A opener.
9. Meridian (9): Trojans enter NWC 1A play with a number of questions still.
10. Lynden Christian (11): Lyncs will definitely be a factor in NWC 1A race.
11. Sehome (10): Mariners continue to improve, but host Lynden this week.
12. Sedro-Woolley (12): Cubs seeking first NWC 2A/3A win at Bellingham.
13. Bellingham (13): If Red Raiders defense improves, this team will be dangerous.
14. Anacortes (14): Seahawks getting closer after seven-point loss to LC.
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