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La Center is lone local football team to host state first-round game

Skyview, Kelso and Washougal will hit the road next weekend

By , Columbian Assistant Sports Editor
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La Center was the lone area football team to draw a top-8 seed and host a first-round game as seedings for the state football playoffs were announced Sunday.

La Center (9-1) drew the No. 6 seed and will host No. 11 Cashmere (8-2) in a Class 1A state first-round game. The game will be played at 5 p.m. Friday at Woodland High School.

If the Wildcats win, they would be headed to a quarterfinal matchup against No. 3 Nooksack Valley.

The other three area football teams still alive — Skyview, Kelso and Washougal — will travel for first-round games. All game times, days and sites will be announced by Monday.

In Class 4A, Skyview (8-2) is the No. 11 seed and will play No. 6 Graham-Kapowsin (8-2) at 4 p.m. Saturday at Art Crate Field in Spanaway. The winner gets either No. 14 Woodinville or No. 3 Sumner.

In Class 3A, Kelso (7-2) draws the No. 10 seed and will  play No. 7 Ferndale (8-2) at 7 p.m. Friday at Civic Stadium in Bellingham. The winner faces either No. 15 Spanaway Lake or No. 2 Eastside Catholic.

In Class 2A, Washougal (9-1) is the No. 9 seed and will play No. 8 Highline of Burien (9-1) at 7 p.m. Friday at Highline Memorial Stadium. The winner faces either No. 16 Black Hills or No. 1 Lynden.

CLASS 4A FIRST ROUND

(11) Skyview vs. (6) Graham-Kapowsin
(14) Woodinville vs. (3) Sumner
(10) Gonzaga Prep vs. (7) Kamiakin
(15) North Creek vs. (2) Lake Stevens
(12) Federal Way vs. (5) Skyline
(13) Richland vs. (4) Kennedy Catholic
(9) Eastlake vs. (8) Emerald Ridge
(16) Sunnyside vs. (1) Chiawana

CLASS 3A FIRST ROUND

(11) Stanwood vs. (6) Mount Spokane
(14) Peninsula vs. (3) O’Dea
(10) Kelso vs. (7) Ferndale
(15) Spanaway Lake vs. (2) Eastside Catholic
(12) Mead vs. (5) Bellevue
(13) Monroe vs. (4) Lincoln-Tacoma
(9) Kennewick vs. (8) Rainier Beach
(16) Southridge vs. (1) Yelm

CLASS 2A FIRST ROUND

(11) West Valley-Spokane vs. (6) Anacortes
(14) Fife vs. (3) North Kitsap
(10) Sedro-Woolley vs. (7) Tumwater
(15) Ephrata vs. (2) W.F. West
(12) Washington vs. (5) Othello
(13) Olympic vs. (4) Enumclaw
(9) Washougal vs. (8) Highline
(16) Black Hills vs. (1) Lynden

CLASS 1A FIRST ROUND

(11) Cashmere vs. (6) La Center
(14) Riverside vs. (3) Nooksack Valley
(10) Mount Baker vs. (7) Tenino
(15) Bellevue Christian vs. (2) Lakeside
(12) Freeman vs. (5) King’s
(13) Zillah vs. (4) Eatonville
(9) Toppenish vs. (8) Montesano
(16) Cascade Christian vs. (1) Royal

CLASS 2B FIRST ROUND

(11) Goldendale vs. (6) Raymond-South Bend
(10) Onalaska vs. (7) Coupevile
(12) Kittitas-Thorp vs. (5) Toledo
(9) River View vs. (8) Liberty-Spangle
(3) Pe Ell-Willapa Valley, bye
(2) Okanogan, bye
(4) Chewelah, bye
(1) Napavine, bye

CLASS 1B FIRST ROUND

(11) Quilcene vs. (6) DeSales
(10) Pomeroy vs. (7) Wellpinit
(12) Muckleshoot Tribal vs. (5) Liberty Bell
(9) Almira-Coulee-Hartline vs. (8) Naselle
(3) Liberty Christian, bye
(2) Neah Bay, bye
(4) Mossyrock, bye
(1) Odessa, bye

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