High School Football

Storm football moves up as Lions drop out of poll

Squalicum’s Will Nickelson breaks a tackle on his way to a touchdown on Friday, Sept. 18, at Lynden High School in Lynden.
Squalicum’s Will Nickelson breaks a tackle on his way to a touchdown on Friday, Sept. 18, at Lynden High School in Lynden. The Bellingham Herald

The Squalicum football team moved from No. 7 to No. 6 in the Class 2A Associated Press Washington State Prep Football Poll released Wednesday, Sept. 23, after a 27-0 victory over the Lynden Lions in Week 3 of the season. The Storm is 3-0.

The Lions (1-2) dropped from No. 6 to receiving no votes in this week’s 2A poll.

Burlington-Edison (3-0) jumped from being unranked to a tie for No. 4 after beating defending 2A state champion Sedro-Woolley (2-1), which dropped from No. 1 to seventh, 21-7.

In the Class 1A poll, Mount Baker (1-1) stayed at No. 5 after a 52-0 win over Leavenworth Cascade.

Lummi moved up one spot to No. 4 in Class 1B after a 72-64 win over Seattle Lutheran.

Camas stayed at No. 1 in Class 4A, East Catholic kept its No. 1 ranking in the 3A and Tumwater is the new No. 1 in Class 2A. Royal stayed at No. 1 in 1A, Lind-Ritzville Sprague took over No. 1 in the Class 2B and Liberty Christian stayed at No. 1 in 1B

Washington Football Prep Poll

Class 4A

1, Camas (9)

3-0

116

2, Lake Stevens (3)

3-0

107

3, Gig Harbor

3-0

99

4, Gonzaga Prep

3-0

75

5, Skyline

3-0

72

6, Graham-Kapowsin

3-0

57

7, Curtis

3-0

50

8, Monroe

3-0

30

9, Richland

2-1

17

10, Olympia

3-0

14

Others receiving 6 or more points: None.

Class 3A

1, Eastside Catholic (12)

3-0

120

2, Bellevue

1-1

102

3, O’Dea

3-0

100

4, Auburn Mountain View

3-0

84

5, Lincoln

3-0

72

6, Lakes

3-0

58

7, Blanchet

3-0

34

8, Mt. Spokane

3-0

32

9, Glacier Peak

3-0

22

10, Peninsula

2-1

13

Others receiving 6 or more points: 11, Mountlake Terrace 12.

Class 2A

1, Tumwater (12)

3-0

129

2, Prosser

3-0

109

3, Ellensburg

3-0

101

4, Hockinson

3-0

73

(tie)Burlington-Edison

3-0

73

6, Squalicum

3-0

69

7, Sedro-Woolley (1)

2-1

50

8, Archbishop Murphy

3-0

49

9, Clarkston

2-1

20

10, Pullman

3-0

14

(tie Olympic

3-0

14

Others receiving 6 or more points: 12, Cheney 9.

Class 1A

1, Royal (11)

3-0

137

2, King’s (3)

3-0

128

3, Zillah

3-0

108

4, Cascade Christian

2-1

88

5, Mount Baker

3-0

69

6, Connell

2-1

65

7, Hoquiam

3-0

59

8, Port Townsend

3-0

44

(tie)Freeman

2-1

44

10, Tenino

2-1

12

Others receiving 6 or more points: None.

Class 2B

1, Lind-Ritzville Sprague (10)

3-0

127

2, Pe Ell Willapa Valley (3)

3-0

115

3, North Beach

3-0

86

4, Napavine

2-1

83

5, Okanogan

2-1

80

6, Raymond

3-0

66

(tie)Brewster

3-0

66

8, LaConner

3-0

36

9, Toledo

2-1

34

10, Adna

3-0

22

Others receiving 6 or more points: None.

Class 1B

1, Liberty Christian (10)

3-0

118

2, Neah Bay (2)

2-0

110

3, Touchet

2-0

94

4, Lummi

2-0

64

5, Republic

2-1

33

Others receiving 6 or more points: 11, Sunnyside Christian 30. 12, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 12. 13, Evergreen Lutheran 7.

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