Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Quilcene’s Ben Bruner tries to elude the defense of Crescent’s Timothy Ward as his teammate, Robert Comstock III, looks on during their September matchup in Joyce.

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Quilcene’s Ben Bruner tries to elude the defense of Crescent’s Timothy Ward as his teammate, Robert Comstock III, looks on during their September matchup in Joyce.

PREP FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Quilcene in a rematch, Neah Bay heading south

POULSBO — And then there were two. No. 4 Quilcene (8-0) and Neah Bay (5-5) are the lone remaining North Olympic Peninsula high school football teams still alive in the postseason.

The Rangers, Sea-Tac League champions, enjoyed a bye last week in the opening round of the Class 1B Quad-District Playoffs. They will face a rematch against Sea-Tac League foe Tacoma Baptist on Saturday night at 6 at North Kitsap High School in Poulsbo.

Quilcene walloped the Crusaders 66-26 back on Oct. 7, scoring 42 second-quarter points to turn a close game into a rout.

Prediction: Quilcene 42, Tacoma Baptist 28

Neah Bay at Naselle

NASELLE — A long trip got longer for the Red Devils when the Southwest District 4 Comets (7-2) declined to play this playoff game on the turf at Aberdeen’s Stewart Stadium.

Instead, the game will be played at Naselle’s grass field tonight at 7 p.m.

Prediction: Neah Bay 26, Naselle 14

Last Week: 4-1

Season to Date: 53-15

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