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Mount Baker’s Schleimer running away with early NWC rushing lead

Mount Baker's Jed Schleimer runs through an attempted tackle by Sedro-Woolley's Thor Wagnor on Sept. 4. Schleimer leads the NWC with 604 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground through the first three weeks of the season.
Mount Baker's Jed Schleimer runs through an attempted tackle by Sedro-Woolley's Thor Wagnor on Sept. 4. Schleimer leads the NWC with 604 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground through the first three weeks of the season. The Bellingham Herald

NWC rushing leaders

Player, school

Att.

Yards

Avg.

TD

Jed Schleimer, MB

47

604

12.9

8

Riley Fritsch, Bla.

60

482

8.0

7

Justice Powell, Fern.

45

356

7.9

4

David Bladies, LC

51

333

6.5

6

Eliott Horstman, Ana.

35

261

7.5

4

Bryce Hornbeck, SW

16

208

13.0

1

Nick Dritsas, Mer.

35

196

5.6

3

Payton Beaner, Ana.

30

165

5.5

2

Carson Engholm, MB

19

155

8.2

4

NWC passing leaders

Player, school

Cmp.

Att.

Yards

TD

Int.

Jalen Kortlever, Bla.

24

52

547

9

2

Lucas Roetcisoender, LC

28

36

537

6

1

Simon Burkett, Mer.

29

57

473

3

3

Hunter Anderson, BE

21

42

461

8

2

Sterling Somers, Lyn.

29

47

434

2

1

Camden McLaughlin, Ana.

32

56

411

4

3

James Hinson, Fern.

20

39

351

5

0

Garrett Sorenson, Sq

19

36

334

5

1

Casey Bauman, NV

29

48

290

2

4

NWC receiving leaders

Player, school

Rec.

Yards

Avg.

TD

Derek Cherryholmes, BE

12

265

22.1

3

Zach Roetcisoender, LC

11

224

20.4

2

Noah King, Lyn.

13

196

15.1

1

Jordan Wittenberg, Lyn.

10

184

18.4

0

Nate Hielkema, LC

6

180

30.0

3

Anthony Ball, Bla.

7

178

25.4

4

Sky Freeman, Fern.

8

170

21.3

3

Marcus McGuinn, Mer.

9

156

17.3

2

Nick Dritsas, Mer.

9

156

17.3

1

Northwest Conference standings

Class 2A/3A

Team

Overall

W-L

NWC

W-L

PF

PA

Squalicum (2A)

3-0

1-0

70

14

Burlington-Edison (2A)

3-0

1-0

101

14

Ferndale (3A)

2-1

1-0

97

85

Sehome (2A)

2-1

1-0

51

37

Sedro-Woolley (2A)

2-1

0-1

67

35

Blaine (2A)

2-1

0-1

123

54

Anacortes (2A)

2-1

0-1

90

49

Lynden (2A)

1-2

0-1

67

48

Bellingham (Ind.)

0-3

NA

27

98

Class 1A

Team

Overall

W-L

NWC

W-L

PF

PA

Lynden Christian

3-0

0-0

108

33

Mount Baker

2-1

0-0

128

34

Meridian

1-2

0-0

70

52

Nooksack Valley

0-3

0-0

41

145

Northwest 1B League standings

Team

Overall

W-L

NWC

W-L

PF

PA

Neah Bay

2-0

0-0

94

36

Lummi Nation

2-0

0-0

112

76

Crescent

2-1

0-0

112

40

Clallam Bay

1-2

0-0

118

126

Lopez

0-0

0-0

0

0

Tulalip Heritage

0-2

0-0

32

64

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