High School Football

Week 5 of football season brings new Whatcom County passing, receiving leaders

Squalicum's Triston Smith, left, Meridian's Simon Burkett, center, and Blaine's Dalton Mouw are the Whatcom County leaders in rushing, passing and receiving yards, respectively, entering Week 5 of the 2017 high school football season.
Squalicum's Triston Smith, left, Meridian's Simon Burkett, center, and Blaine's Dalton Mouw are the Whatcom County leaders in rushing, passing and receiving yards, respectively, entering Week 5 of the 2017 high school football season. The Bellingham Herald

3A WESCO NORTH STANDINGS

Overall

Conf.

Team

W-L

W-L

PF

PA

Ferndale

4-0

1-0

185

53

Oak Harbor

4-0

1-0

136

40

Arlington

3-1

1-1

147

96

Squalicum

3-1

1-1

182

149

Marysville-Pilchuck

2-2

1-1

141

82

Stanwood

1-3

1-1

57

131

Marysville-Getchell

0-4

0-2

51

175

Friday’s games

Ferndale at Marysville-Pilchuck (at QuilCeda Stadium), 7 p.m.*

Marysville-Getchell at Stanwood, 7 p.m.*

Squalicum at Oak Harbor, 7 p.m.*

Graham Kapowsin at Arlington, 7 p.m.

*3A Wesco North game

2A NORTHWEST CONFERENCE STANDINGS

Overall

Conf.

Team

W-L

W-L

PF

PA

Sedro-Woolley

3-1

2-0

124

98

Lakewood

3-1

1-0

145

70

Bellingham

2-2

1-1

88

95

Burlington-Edison

2-2

1-1

87

80

Lynden

2-2

1-1

114

74

Anacortes

2-2

0-1

109

117

Blaine

0-4

0-2

92

173

Sehome*

0-4

95

163

*Independent

Friday’s games

Anacortes at Blaine, 7 p.m.*

Lakewood at Lynden, 7 p.m.*

Bellingham at Burlington-Edison, 7 p.m.*

Sehome at King’s, 7 p.m.

Mount Si at Sedro-Woolley, 7 p.m.

*2A NWC game

1A NORTHWEST CONFERENCE STANDINGS

Overall

Conf.

Team

W-L

W-L

PF

PA

Meridian

4-0

1-0

132

94

Nooksack Valley

4-0

1-0

182

68

Mount Baker

3-1

0-1

167

60

Lynden Christian

2-2

0-1

69

86

Friday’s games

Lynden Christian at Mount Baker, 7 p.m.*

Nooksack Valley at Meridian, 7 p.m.*

*1A NWC game

NORTHWEST 1B LEAGUE STANDINGS

Overall

Conf.

Team

W-L

W-L

PF

PA

Lummi

4-0

0-0

90

28

Tulalip Heritage

2-0

0-0

130

0

Crescent

2-2

0-0

241

159

Clallam Bay

1-1

0-0

91

111

Neah Bay

1-3

0-0

6

99

Thursday’s game

Lummi at Sunnyside Christian (at Kittatas), 6 p.m.

Saturday’s games

Neah Bay at Crescent, 1 p.m.*

Clallam Bay at Tulalip Heritage, 1 p.m.*

*NWFL 1B game

0928 Smith
Squalicum’s Tristen Smith reaches for a touchdown between Gig Harbor’s Jake Bruess, right, and CP Loughren Sept. 1 at Civic Field. Smith leads Whatcom County with 1,030 yards rushing through the first four weeks of the 2017 season. Paul Conrad For The Bellingham Herald

WHATCOM COUNTY RUSHING LEADERS

Player, school

Att.

Yards

Avg.

TD

Triston Smith, Sq.

91

1,030

11.3

12

Cole Semu, Fern.

65

584

9.0

11

Austin O'Brien, NV

57

416

7.3

3

Carson Engholm, MB

40

369

9.2

8

Jordan Riddle, LC

67

351

5.2

2

Spencer Lloyd, Sq.

42

349

8.3

6

Connor Wallace, Bel.

52

346

6.7

4

Sam Barrett, MB

25

277

11.1

4

Eric Martin-Mann, Lyn.

41

254

6.2

1

Simon Burkett, Mer.

49

230

4.7

4

0928 Burkett
Meridian quarterback Simon Burkett looks for an open man against Blaine Sept. 8. Burkett leads Whatcom County with 1,114 yards passing through the first four weeks of the 2017 season. Paul Conrad For The Bellingham Herald

WHATCOM COUNTY PASSING LEADERS

Player, school

Cmp.

Att.

Yards

TD

Int.

Simon Burkett, Mer.

75

127

1,114

11

4

Casey Bauman, NV

67

94

1,094

11

1

Cam Ellis, Blaine

73

131

1,044

9

7

Brock Heppner, Lyn.

48

101

699

2

4

Michael Mindnich, Seh.

74

139

652

5

4

Spencer Lloyd, Sq.

54

95

647

4

0

Nick Knutson, Bel.

37

60

598

5

1

Kaleb Bass, MB

30

45

438

4

0

James Hinson, Fern.

26

45

423

7

0

Ty Van Dyken, LC

32

68

365

3

4

0928 Mouw
Blaine receiver Dalton Mouw tries to fight through the tackle of Meridian’s Dawson Logan Sept. 8. Mouw leads Whatcom County with 408 yards receiving through the first four weeks of the 2017 season. Paul Conrad For The Bellingham Herald

WHATCOM COUNTY RECEIVING LEADERS

Player, school

Rec.

Yards

Avg.

TD

Dalton Mouw, Blaine

23

408

17.7

3

Bryce VandenHaak, Mer.

15

383

25.5

5

Spencer Lee, Bel.

20

360

18.0

3

Chase Abshere, Blaine

22

323

14.7

4

Austin O'Brien, NV

16

308

19.3

4

JaLique Martin, Sq.

22

289

13.1

2

Thomas Barbo, MB

17

286

16.8

3

Jordan Veening, NV

17

228

13.4

4

Aaron Weidenaar, Lyn.

11

211

19.2

1

Tony Schleimer, Mer.

13

196

15.1

3

NOTE: Statistics compiled from staff and coach reports of games.

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