High School Football

Whatcom County standout football performances from Friday night

Lynden’s Jacob Hommes, right, lowers his shoulder into Burlington-Edison’s Brett Rawlins to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter Friday, Oct. 21, at Lynden High School. Lynden won 31-17.
Lynden’s Jacob Hommes, right, lowers his shoulder into Burlington-Edison’s Brett Rawlins to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter Friday, Oct. 21, at Lynden High School. Lynden won 31-17. eabell@bhamherald.com

A look at some of the Whatcom County football players that stood out on Friday, Oct. 22:

1022 Knutson
Nick Knutson Bellingham Herald

Nick Knutson

School: Bellingham

Position: QB

Knutson passed for 202 yards and three TDs and rushed for another score in a win over Anacortes.

1022 Hommes
Jacob Hommes

Jacob Hommes

School: Lynden

Position: QB

Hommes ran for 176 yards and three TDs on 28 carries in a 2A NWC-clinching win.

1022 Burkett
Simon Burkett

Simon Burkett

School: Meridian

Position: QB

Burkett passed for 204 yards and a TD and ran for another score in a win over Nooksack.

1022 Schleimer

Jed Schleimer

School: Mount Baker

Position: RB/LB

Schleimer rushed for three touchdowns to help Mount Baker clinch the outright 1A NWC title.

1022 Bauman
Casey Bauman Bellingham Herald

Casey Bauman

School: Nooksack Valley

Position: QB/DB

Bauman passed for over 300 yards and recorded an interception on defense and blocked an extra point.

1022 Markusen
River Markusen

River Markusen

School: Blaine

Postion: OL/DL

Markusen returned a blocked punt for a TD and was part of a defense that held Sehome to 30 yards total offense in a shutout.

1022 Borsey
Free Borsey

Free Borsey

School: Lummi

Postion: Util.

Borsey caught four touchdown passes of 25 or more yards in length in a win over Friday Harbor.

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