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Inland Northwest almost completely shut out


There is one Inland Northwest team left in the final 10 playing high school football in the state. The St. John-Endicott Eagles.

Every other team east of the Columbia (or Snake) River lost Saturday, including the top-ranked 4A team, Gonzaga Prep. Other upsets including what many considered the state's best team, Prosser, and the school with the best defense, Kamiakin.

Here is Mike Vlahovich's story of St. John-Endicott's win over Pateros at Albi Stadium in the 1B semifinals and his coverage of G-Prep's loss to Oak Harbor in the 4A playoffs (you can find SportsLink's coverage from Saturday here). Their was also this story from the Everett Herald and this one in the Times.

From Yakima, there is this story of Prosser's upset loss in the 2A semis to Centralia, along with a Tri-Cities story and one from the News Tribune and another from the Times.

Kamiakin was also ousted from the 3A tournament by Kennedy. Here is the Tri-City Herald story and the Times' story.

Bothell continued its miracle season with an upset of previously undefeated Edmonds-Woodway.

SportsLink is your portal into sports news around the Inland Northwest and beyond. You'll find updates, notes and opinions, and plenty of reader feedback.

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