Sawyer Racanelli rushed for five TDs — all in the second half — to break a 2A Gridiron Classic record for rushing touchdowns in a game, and rallied the top-seeded Hawks past Lynden in the 2A championship.
Lynden seniors Grant VanderYacht and Kobe Elsner have developed into big-play threats for the Lynden football team, which will play Hockinson in the Class 2A state championship game Saturday at the Tacoma Dome.
Strength and team building forged in the Lynden Christian weight room helped propel the Lyncs to a share of their first 1A NWC title since 2001 and a Northwest District playoff date with King’s on Friday.
Dylan Roberts and Dawson Smith combined to rush for 243 yards and four touchdowns as Sehome rallied to beat Bellingham, 28-21 on Friday, Oct. 26. The Mariners advance to a winner-to-state game Friday, Nov. 2, at Archbishop Murphy.