High School Football

Here’s who’s leading the way in Whatcom County after football’s first six weeks

Squalicum's Triston Smith, left, and Meridian's Simon Burkett and Bryce Vandenhaak lead Whatcom County in rushing, passing and receiving yardage, respectiviely, after the first six weeks of the 2017 football season.
Squalicum's Triston Smith, left, and Meridian's Simon Burkett and Bryce Vandenhaak lead Whatcom County in rushing, passing and receiving yardage, respectiviely, after the first six weeks of the 2017 football season. The Bellingham Herald

3A WESCO NORTH STANDINGS

Overall

Conf.

Team

W-L

W-L

PF

PA

Ferndale

6-0

3-0

245

73

Oak Harbor

6-0

3-0

206

67

Arlington

4-2

2-1

210

145

Stanwood

2-4

2-2

108

180

Squalicum

4-2

1-2

223

183

Marysville-Pilchuck

2-4

1-4

162

179

Marysville-Getchell

0-6

0-4

72

272

Friday’s games

Marysville-Getchell at Squalicum (at Civic Stadium), 7 p.m.*

Arlington at Stanwood, 7 p.m.*

Ferndale at Oak Harbor, 7 p.m.*

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

*3A Wesco North game

2A NORTHWEST CONFERENCE STANDINGS

Overall

Conf.

Team

W-L

W-L

PF

PA

Lakewood

5-1

3-0

208

91

Burlington-Edison

4-2

3-1

173

114

Sedro-Woolley

3-3

2-1

167

188

Lynden

3-3

2-2

163

112

Anacortes

3-3

1-2

152

184

Bellingham

3-3

1-2

141

153

Blaine

0-6

0-4

134

244

Sehome*

0-6

143

249

*Independent

Friday’s games

Anacortes at Lynden, 7 p.m.*

Blaine at Lakewood, 7 p.m.*

La Center at Burlington-Edison, 7 p.m.

Saturday’s games

Sehome at Seton Catholic, 1:30 p.m.

Sedro-Woolley at Bellingham (at Civic Stadium), 7 p.m.*

*2A NWC game

1A NORTHWEST CONFERENCE STANDINGS

Overall

Conf.

Team

W-L

W-L

PF

PA

Meridian

6-0

3-0

208

145

Mount Baker

4-2

1-2

209

107

Nooksack Valley

4-2

1-2

232

146

Lynden Christian

3-3

1-2

118

127

Friday’s games

Lynden Christian at Meridian, 7 p.m.*

Nooksack Valley at Mount Baker, 7 p.m.*

*1A NWC game

NORTHWEST 1B LEAGUE STANDINGS

Overall

Conf.

Team

W-L

W-L

PF

PA

Tulalip Heritage

4-0

1-0

158

14

Neah Bay

2-4

1-0

84

191

Crescent

3-3

1-1

355

264

Lummi

5-2

0-1

130

156

Clallam Bay

1-3

0-1

118

181

Friday’s games

Crescent at Lummi, 6 p.m.*

Saturday’s games

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

*NWFL 1B game

Smith
Squalicum’s Triston Smith leads Whatcom County with 1,143 yards rushing through six weeks. Evan Abell eabell@bhamherald.com

WHATCOM COUNTY RUSHING LEADERS

Player, school

Att.

Yards

Avg.

TD

Triston Smith, Sq.

106

1,143

10.8

12

Cole Semu, Fern.

99

880

8.9

17

Jordan Riddle, LC

129

672

5.2

4

Carson Engholm, MB

73

667

9.1

12

Connor Wallace, Bel.

81

562

6.9

7

Austin O'Brien, NV

75

544

7.3

4

Sam Barrett, MB

54

441

8.2

4

Spencer Lloyd, Sq.

67

439

6.6

7

Eric Martin-Mann, Lyn.

59

416

7.1

1

Gabe Zwade, Fern.

62

334

5.4

4

Burkett
Meridian quarterback Simon Burkett leads Whatcom County with 1,778 yards passing through six weeks. Evan Abell eabell@bhamherald.com

WHATCOM COUNTY PASSING LEADERS

Player, school

Cmp.

Att.

Yards

TD

Int.

Simon Burkett, Mer.

112

190

1,778

17

4

Casey Bauman, NV

102

156

1,578

17

3

Cam Ellis, Blaine

99

196

1,410

11

12

Nick Knutson, Bel.

72

110

933

7

1

Michael Mindnich, Seh.

92

178

881

9

6

Spencer Lloyd, Sq.

66

119

795

6

1

Brock Heppner, Lyn.

50

113

705

2

6

Ty Van Dyken, LC

54

107

675

7

5

Kaleb Bass, MB

49

85

652

6

3

James Hinson, Fern.

33

58

561

9

1

Vandenhaak
Meridian’s Bryce Vandenhaak (8) leads Whatcom County with 648 yards receiving through six weeks. Evan Abell eabell@bhamherald.com

WHATCOM COUNTY RECEIVING LEADERS

Player, school

Rec.

Yards

Avg.

TD

Bryce Vandenhaak, Mer.

24

648

27.0

8

Dalton Mouw, Blaine

32

516

16.1

3

Chase Abshere, Blaine

31

471

15.2

6

Thomas Barbo, MB

31

465

15.0

4

Spencer Lee, Bel.

26

447

17.2

3

JaLique Martin, Sq.

29

397

13.7

4

Austin O'Brien, NV

22

378

17.2

4

Kalai Jandoc, LC

18

378

21.0

5

Baylor Galley, NV

20

363

18.2

3

Ethan Fields, Bel.

24

361

15.0

4

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

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