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Lynden’s Somers maintains lead in tight NWC passing race

Mount Baker's Jed Schleimer leads the Northwest Conference in rushing with 1,380 yards this year.
Mount Baker's Jed Schleimer leads the Northwest Conference in rushing with 1,380 yards this year. The Bellingham Herald

NWC rushing leaders

Player, school

Att.

Yards

Avg.

TD

Jed Schleimer, MB

105

1,380

13.1

19

Riley Fritsch, Bla.

137

926

6.8

11

David Bladies, LC

100

646

6.5

10

Justice Powell, Fern.

74

536

7.2

6

Isiah Harrington, Bel.

68

516

7.6

8

Austin Honeycutt, Fern.

84

513

6.1

5

Nick Dritsas, Mer.

93

490

5.3

7

Taran Lambert, BE

51

410

8.0

3

Carson Engholm, MB

60

380

6.3

4

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Lynden’s Sterling Somers gets off a pass against Ferndale in October of 2014. EVAN ABELL The Bellingham Herald

NWC passing leaders

Player, school

Cmp.

Att.

Yards

TD

Int.

Sterling Somers, Lyn.

75

109

1,064

10

1

Casey Bauman, NV

113

190

1,024

7

6

Jalen Kortlever, Bla.

55

117

1,022

15

4

Hunter Anderson, BE

73

148

1,004

10

5

Garrett Sorenson, Sq

55

101

947

11

4

Simon Burkett, Mer.

63

120

938

10

5

Lucas Roetcisoender, LC

45

75

877

9

3

Camden McLaughlin, Ana.

61

104

862

8

4

Nick Knutson, Bel.

67

122

811

9

5

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Lynden’s Jordan Wittenberg, left, leads the Northwest Conference with 504 yards receiving through six weeks. Paul Conrad For The Bellingham Herald

NWC receiving leaders

Player, school

Rec.

Yards

Avg.

TD

Jordan Wittenberg, Lyn.

30

504

16.8

4

Derek Cherryholmes, BE

27

431

16.0

3

Nate Hielkema, LC

13

421

32.4

6

Anthony Ball, Bla.

23

376

16.3

7

Trystan Lowry, Ana.

24

341

14.2

2

Zach Roetcisoender, LC

19

324

17.1

2

Nick Dritsas, Mer.

18

322

17.9

5

Ben Peterson, Sq

15

320

21.3

4

Noah King, Lyn.

24

320

13.3

2

Northwest Conference standings

Class 2A/3A

Team

Overall

W-L

NWC

W-L

PF

PA

Squalicum (2A)

6-0

4-0

178

82

Ferndale (3A)

4-2

3-1

179

121

Lynden (2A)

4-2

3-1

200

98

Blaine (2A)

4-2

2-2

203

137

Sedro-Wooley (2A)

4-2

2-2

179

91

Burlington-Edison (2A)

3-3

1-3

158

122

Sehome (2A)

2-4

1-3

78

155

Anacortes (2A)

2-4

0-4

152

191

Bellingham (Ind.)

3-3

NA

157

166

Class 1A

Team

Overall

W-L

NWC

W-L

PF

PA

Mount Baker

5-1

3-0

263

114

Meridian

3-3

2-1

187

126

Lynden Christian

4-2

1-2

162

125

Nooksack Valley

0-6

0-3

113

277

Northwest 1B League standings

Team

Overall

W-L

NWC

W-L

PF

PA

Lummi Nation

4-1

2-0

254

146

Tulalip Heritage

2-3

2-0

156

247

Neah Bay

4-0

1-0

234

64

Clallam Bay

2-3

0-1

141

198

Crescent

2-4

0-2

176

214

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