Six Whatcom County players to play in Earl Barden Classic football game


The 2013 Earl Barden Classic 2A/1A/B All-State Football Game will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at Yakima East Valley High School.

A number of Whatcom County seniors are scheduled to participate.

Class 2A state champion Lynden will have three players in the game with Whitworth University-bound lineman Bret DeGraaff, Portland State-bound quarterback Josh Kraght and University of Montana-bound receiver Zach Vis making the trip, while Blaine will send Central Washington-bound lineman James Fakkema to the game.

Mount Baker offensive lineman/linebacker Tyrel Cronk and Squalicum linebacker/fullback/tight end Sam Olney also are scheduled to play for the West team, which will be coached by Morton/West Passes' Aaron Poquette.

Players are selected by the Washington State Football Coaches Association.

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