East Jefferson wide receiver Gary Zambor makes the catch for a 15-yard gain and a first down, with Life Christian’s Tyler Hamm looking on, in first quarter action Friday night at Port Townsend Memorial Field. Life Christian won 66-12. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News).

East Jefferson wide receiver Gary Zambor makes the catch for a 15-yard gain and a first down, with Life Christian’s Tyler Hamm looking on, in first quarter action Friday night at Port Townsend Memorial Field. Life Christian won 66-12. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News).

FRIDAY’S PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: (Updated) Sequim fires on all cylinders against Bucs; Neah Bay wins big

KINGSTON — The message Sequim head football coach Erik Wiker has been sending to his players after a rough 0-3 start to the season was that they have to keep believing in themselves.

And boy, did the Wolves ever make believers out of Kingston, crushing the Buccaneers on the road Friday 52-6 behind four touchdown passes and two touchdown runs from Lars Wiker.

Wiker finished the game 14-for-21 for 233 yards. He rushed five times for 53 yards.

“I think we played to our potential. We’ve been getting better every week,” said coach Wiker.

Coach Wiker said that in a loss against Forks, the Wolves actually outgained the Spartans and that the Wolves’ other two losses were to a very good 3A Bainbridge squad and a good Port Angeles team that absolutely manhandled preseason favorite Olympic on Friday.

“I told them they have to keep the belief in themselves and the belief that they are a good team,” Wiker said. “It can be hard to believe in yourself when you’re 0-3 but I kept telling them they’re a better team than that.”

Liam Wiker had 18 yards receiving and a touchdown and ran 11 times for 101 yards. He also had a 19-yard pass for a touchdown. Zeke Schmedeke had a great game with four catches for 103 yards and a touchdown.

Patrick Elias had 52 yards receiving and a touchdown, while Charlie Grider had 40 yards receiving and a touchdown. Miles Taylor had 20 yards receiving and a TD.

In addition to all those fireworks, Jack Henninger kicked a 39-yard field goal, a healthy distance for high school football, and two kickoffs into the end zone.

Next week, Sequim (1-2, 1-3) is back on the road to play Olympic (1-3, 2-3) at 6:30 p.m. Friday with a chance to get to .500 in the Olympic League.

Raymond/South Bend 40, Forks 21

SOUTH BEND — The Forks football team was victimized by big plays against a good 4-1 Raymond team, staying close until the fourth quarter, when the Ravens pulled away for a 40-21 victory, handing the Spartans their first loss of the year.

The Spartans were down just two scores at 27-14 in the fourth quarter.

“They’re a very well-coached team. We knew they would be well-prepared,” said Forks coach Trevor Highfield.

Big plays hurt the Spartans as the Ravens had a 45-yard run, followed by 62-yard and 87-yard touchdown runs in the first half. In the second half, Raymond had a bit of a lucky 50-yard touchdown pass on a throw that was tipped by the Spartans’ Cashtien Barajas.

“The big, explosive plays killed us,” Highfield said. The Spartans started four freshmen going up against 10 seniors on the Raymond squad.

“I’m proud of them. They played well,” Highfield said.

After Raymond got up 14-0, Nate Dahlgren, who returned to the team as the lead running back after missing a few weeks, scored on a 5-yard touchdown run to make it 14-7. After the Spartans gave up an 87-yard run in the final seconds of the first half to make it 20-7, one of those freshmen, Bubba Hernandez, hit Gunner Rogers with a 27-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter to make it 27-14.

Landon Olson scored a touchdown on a 10-yard pass from Hernandez for Forks’ final score.

“The great thing about the scoreboard is you either win or learn. It’s an opportunity to learn,” Highfield said.

Walker Wheeler also had an interception for the Spartans and Highfield said Wheeler, Brody Lausche and Dahlgren all made a number of great plays on defense.

The Spartans (2-1, 4-1) look to bounce back with an unusual “home” game at 1 p.m. Saturday in Sequim against Friday Harbor (2-2), which has to take two ferry trips to the game, which is the reason for the location and Saturday afternoon time.

Neah Bay 60, Tulalip Heritage 6

STANWOOD — The Neah Bay football team got exactly 200 yards rushing from Tyler Swan and Jodell Wimberley in a 60-6 win over Tulalip Heritage for the Red Devils’ third straight win.

“Things are coming together pretty well. The offensive line is starting to work together,” said coach TJ Greene.

Wan led the team with 109 yards rushing and three touchdowns while also making 11 tackles, including seven unassisted tackles, on defense.

Wimberley ran 14 times for 91 yards and a touchdown. He also had an interception on defense.

Quarterback Mathias Greene was 5-for-6 passing for 85 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed four times for 25 yards. Aiden Ellis had two catches for 40 yards and two touchdowns, and also had a 44 rushing touchdown. He added six tackles on defense.

Carlos Aguirre added five tackles and a quarterback sack on defense.

Neah Bay’s record improved to 3-2 after a 2-0 start, and the Red Devils are getting hot just in time for a very rough stretch of their schedule. They play a very good 2B team from Raymond/South Bend (4-1) that just beat Forks. That game is at 7 p.m. Friday in Forks. After that game, they play a strong 1B team in Darrington (5-0).

Neah Bay has already played Forks and last year’s defending 1B champion Liberty Bell this season as the Red Devils gave themselves an exceptionally difficult schedule this season.

Friday’s Washington Prep Football Scores

Port Angeles 48, Olympic 26

Sequim 52, Kingston 6

Raymond-South Bend 40, Forks 21

Life Christian Academy 66, East Jefferson 12

Neah Bay 60, Tulalip Heritage 6

Aberdeen 17, Black Hills 10

Almira/Coulee-Hartline 48, Springdale 30

Anacortes 27, Sedro-Woolley 7

Archbishop Murphy 31, Lakewood 7

Arlington 42, Stanwood 7

Asotin 22, Chewelah 8

Auburn Riverside 43, Kentlake 0

Bainbridge 63, North Mason 0

Bellevue 42, Newport-Bellevue 14

Bellingham 40, La Conner 8

Blanchet 34, Seattle Prep 28

Bothell 30, Skyline 17

Brewster 19, Lake Roosevelt 6

Bridgeport 38, Pateros 18

Camas 53, Kamiak 0

Capital 21, Central Kitsap 7

Cashmere 41, Ephrata 6

Castle Rock 46, Fort Vancouver 0

Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) 10, South Whidbey 0

Cedarcrest 42, Shorecrest 0

Chiawana 19, Kennewick 9

Chief Leschi 80, Muckleshoot Tribal School 6

Cle Elum/Roslyn 27, Kittitas 9

Clover Park 22, White River 19

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 40, Union 10

Columbia (Hunters) 50, Northport 44

Columbia River 45, R.A. Long 13

Colville 52, Medical Lake 14

Concrete 58, Darrington 38

Connell 57, College Place 14

Curlew 54, Republic 26

Curtis 42, Bellarmine Prep 17

Cusick 36, Selkirk 34

Dayton 32, St. John-Endicott/Lacrosse 26

DeSales 48, Waitsburg 0

Decatur 33, Tahoma 30

Eastlake 28, Woodinville 18

Eastmont 28, Sunnyside 21

Edmonds-Woodway 35, Shorewood 0

Eisenhower 20, Davis 11

Elma 41, Hoquiam 7

Ferndale 47, Marysville-Pilchuck 28

Freeman 31, Deer Park 15

Friday Harbor 37, Coupeville 26

Garfield 56, Ballard 13

Gig Harbor 17, Timberline 14

Glacier Peak 38, Mariner 12

Goldendale 50, Granger 6

Gonzaga Prep 27, Ridgeline 14

Granite Falls 31, Sultan 21

Highline 56, Sammamish 6

Hudson’s Bay 28, Mark Morris 14

Inglemoor 42, Everett 7

Ingraham 21, Chief Sealth 14

Interlake 49, Foster 0

Juanita 20, Liberty 10

Kalama 36, Stevenson 7

Kamiakin 54, Hanford 21

Kentwood 35, Mt. Rainier 21

King’s 15, Cascade Christian 13

Klahowya 27, Vashon Island 7

La Center 42, King’s Way Christian School 6

La Salle 27, Zillah 19

Lake Stevens 42, Jackson 0

Lake Washington 43, Redmond 6

Lakes 42, Silas 0

Lewis and Clark 44, Cheney 0

Liberty (Spangle) 48, Kettle Falls 14

Lindbergh 47, Evergreen (Seattle) 6

Lynden 44, Sehome 24

Manson 49, Tonasket 8

Marysville-Getchell 28, Mount Vernon 27

Mead 28, Central Valley 0

Mercer Island 31, Hazen 7

Monroe 35, Mountlake Terrace 10

Montesano 55, Shelton 0

Moses Lake 41, Wenatchee 14

Moses Lake Christian Academy 52, Tekoa/Rosalia 20

Mount Baker 46, Blaine 17

Mount Si 46, Issaquah 0

Mountain View 39, Evergreen (Vancouver) 27

Mt. Spokane 29, Post Falls, Idaho 13

Naches Valley 42, Kiona-Benton 0

Naselle 64, Oakville 6

Nathan Hale 15, Lakeside (Seattle) 8

Newport 37, Riverside 36

Nooksack Valley 65, Meridian 14

North Kitsap 23, Bainbridge 16

Northwest Christian (Colbert) 30, Lind-Ritzville/Sprague 0

O’Dea 16, Eastside Catholic 7

Oak Harbor 34, Cascade (Everett) 12

Ocosta 55, North Beach 12

Okanogan 45, Pullman 14

Omak 60, Chelan 20

Onalaska 20, Toledo 0

Othello 42, Grandview 0

Pe Ell/Willapa Valley 54, Morton/White Pass 22

Peninsula 45, River Ridge 0

Pomeroy 46, Touchet 6

Prairie 36, Kelso 33

Prosser 7, Ellensburg 0

Puyallup 49, Rogers (Puyallup) 21

Quincy 15, Cascade (Leavenworth) 13

Rainier 40, Ilwaco 14

Richland 41, Pasco 0

Ridgefield 38, Washougal 29

River View 54, Warden 8

Rochester 52, Centralia 14

Royal 45, Wahluke 0

Selah 21, East Valley (Yakima) 14

Shadle Park 36, Rogers (Spokane) 35

Skyview 59, Heritage 0

Snohomish 37, Lynnwood 14

Soap Lake-Wilson Creek 28, Oroville 0

Southridge 43, Walla Walla 14

Stadium 6, Spanaway Lake 3

Toppenish 51, Wapato 0

Tri-Cities Prep 35, Colfax 16

Tumwater 55, W. F. West 20

University 7, Ferris 3

Wahkiakum 63, Toutle Lake 26

Washington 26, Fife 23

Waterville-Mansfield 62, Entiat 32

Wellpinit 50, Odessa 16

West Valley (Spokane) 41, East Valley (Spokane) 21

West Valley (Yakima) 14, Hermiston, Ore. 12

White Swan 12, Highland 7

Wilbur-Creston 80, Inchelium 32

Woodland 40, Hockinson 21


Rainier Beach vs. Lincoln, ccd.

In other Friday night games, Neah Bay beat Tulalip Heritage 60-6 and Life Christian beat East Jefferson 66-12.

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