High School Football

While one Whatcom QB surpassed 2,000 yards passing last week, 2 others reached 1,000

While Squalicum's Triston Smith, left, leads all Whatcom Country rushers this year, Meridian's Simon Burkett, center, leads in passing and Bryce Vandenhaak leads in receiving yards.
While Squalicum's Triston Smith, left, leads all Whatcom Country rushers this year, Meridian's Simon Burkett, center, leads in passing and Bryce Vandenhaak leads in receiving yards. The Bellingham Herald

3A WESCO NORTH STANDINGS

Overall

Conf.

Team

W-L

W-L

PF

PA

Ferndale

7-0

4-0

274

101

Oak Harbor

6-1

3-1

234

96

Arlington

5-2

3-1

238

172

Squalicum

5-2

2-2

278

203

Stanwood

2-5

2-3

135

208

Marysville-Pilchuck

2-5

1-4

184

222

Marysville-Getchell

0-7

0-5

92

327

Friday’s games

Marysville-Getchell at Lynnwood (at Edmonds Stadium), 5 p.m.

Oak Harbor at Arlington, 7 p.m.*

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

Squalicum at Ferndale, 7 p.m.*

*3A Wesco North game

2A NORTHWEST CONFERENCE STANDINGS

Overall

Conf.

Team

W-L

W-L

PF

PA

Lakewood

6-1

4-0

240

121

Burlington-Edison

4-3

3-1

193

162

Sedro-Woolley

4-3

3-1

226

208

Lynden

4-3

3-2

219

132

Anacortes

3-4

1-3

172

240

Bellingham

3-4

1-3

161

212

Blaine

0-7

0-5

164

276

Sehome*

1-6

184

262

*Independent

Friday’s games

Bellingham at Anacortes, 7 p.m.*

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

Lakewood at Sedro-Woolley, 7 p.m.*

Granite Falls at Sehome (at Civic Stadium), 7 p.m.

Blaine at Shorewood (at Shoreline Stadium), 8 p.m.

*2A NWC game

1A NORTHWEST CONFERENCE STANDINGS

Overall

Conf.

Team

W-L

W-L

PF

PA

Meridian

7-0

4-0

241

165

Mount Baker

5-2

2-2

238

119

Nooksack Valley

4-3

1-3

244

175

Lynden Christian

3-4

1-3

138

160

Friday’s games

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

Meridian at Nooksack Valley, 7 p.m.*

*1A NWC game

NORTHWEST 1B LEAGUE STANDINGS

Overall

Conf.

Team

W-L

W-L

PF

PA

Tulalip Heritage

5-0

1-0

160

14

Neah Bay

3-4

1-0

142

191

Lummi

6-2

1-1

200

176

Crescent

3-4

1-1

375

334

Clallam Bay

1-4

0-2

118

183

Friday’s games

Neah Bay at Tulalip Heritage, 5 p.m.*

Lummi at Friday Harbor, 6:30 p.m.

*NWFL 1B game

Smith
Squalicum’s Triston Smith, center, runs past Ferndale’s Justice Powell, left, and James Hinson for a 38-yard touchdown last year. Smith leads Whatcom County with 1,310 yards rushing this year. Evan Abell eabell@bhamherald.com

WHATCOM COUNTY RUSHING LEADERS

Player, school

Att.

Yards

Avg.

TD

Triston Smith, Sq.

113

1,310

11.6

14

Cole Semu, Fern.

121

1,016

8.4

20

Carson Engholm, MB

94

758

8.1

14

Jordan Riddle, LC

145

723

5.0

5

Austin O'Brien, NV

85

628

7.4

4

Connor Wallace, Bel.

87

589

6.8

8

Spencer Lloyd, Sq.

83

546

6.6

11

Eric Martin-Mann, Lyn.

68

503

7.4

2

Sam Barrett, MB

54

441

8.2

4

Jacob Broselle, Fern.

43

429

10.0

3

Burkett
Meridian quarterback Simon Burkett, right, looks for an open man Sept. 8 at Blaine. Burkett leads Whatcom County with 2,102 yards passing. Paul Conrad For The Bellingham Herald

WHATCOM COUNTY PASSING LEADERS

Player, school

Cmp.

Att.

Yards

TD

Int.

Simon Burkett, Mer.

128

214

2,102

22

6

Casey Bauman, NV

122

188

1,804

17

3

Cam Ellis, Blaine

112

217

1,698

14

13

Nick Knutson, Bel.

86

134

1,106

8

2

Michael Mindnich, Seh.

103

195

1,046

10

6

Spencer Lloyd, Sq.

78

137

974

7

1

Ty Van Dyken, LC

72

136

827

8

7

Brock Heppner, Lyn.

52

115

714

3

6

Kaleb Bass, MB

49

85

652

6

3

James Hinson, Fern.

38

66

629

10

3

Vandenhaak
Meridian’s Bryce Vandenhaak, right, avoids a tackle by Mount Baker’s Thomas Barbo Oct. 6. Vandenhaak leads Whatcom County with 853 yards receiving this year. Evan Abell eabell@bhamherald.com

WHATCOM COUNTY RECEIVING LEADERS

Player, school

Rec.

Yards

Avg.

TD

Bryce Vandenhaak, Mer.

30

853

28.4

12

Dalton Mouw, Blaine

35

616

17.6

4

Chase Abshere, Blaine

37

605

16.4

7

Spencer Lee, Bel.

34

583

17.1

4

Thomas Barbo, MB

34

510

15.0

4

JaLique Martin, Sq.

36

502

13.9

5

Kalai Jandoc, LC

25

488

19.5

6

Austin O'Brien, NV

27

449

16.6

4

Baylor Galley, NV

22

401

18.2

3

Jordan Veening, NV

31

390

12.6

5

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

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