High School Soccer

PREP BOYS’ SOCCER PREVIEW: Northwest Conference Power Rankings

1. Squalicum: Lots of talent leaves but Storm have plenty left.

2. Sehome: One of coach John Sylvester’s favorite groups ready to make noise.

3. Anacortes: A breakout year last season for the Seahawks could carry over.

4. Bellingham: Coach Matt Zigulis has good reason to be excited.

5. Burlington-Edison: The Tigers are always competitors.

6. Lynden: A strong cast returns and the Lions may break into playoff mix.

7. Sedro-Woolley: The past two seasons have been excellent for the Cubs.

8. Mount Baker: Hard work is the name of the game for Baker.

9. Nooksack Valley: A large turnout could mean big things for Nooksack.

10. Blaine: A much tougher playoff to get into for the Borderites spells trouble.

11. Lynden Christian: Just trying to ride the wave of winter sports’ success.

12. Meridian: A lot of starters leave but there’s some scoring power here.

13. Ferndale: Maybe a new coach can reverse the fortunes of Ferndale.