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State football: Mead falls in 3A first-round; Kole Hunsaker leads Lakeside to 1A quarterfinals

Nov. 11, 2022 Updated Sat., Nov. 12, 2022 at 9:53 p.m.

From staff reports

Roundup of Saturday’s high school state football action from the Greater Spokane League and Eastern Washington.


Bellevue 41, Mead 10: Ishaan Daniels scored two touchdowns, including a 52-yard run, and the Wolverines (8-2) beat the visiting Panthers (8-3) in a first-round game.

Colby Danielson connected with Colby Thomas for a 3-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter for Mead, which committed four turnovers in the game.


Lakeside 33, Bellevue Christian 6: Kole Hunsaker threw four touchdown passes, Luke Pedersen had two touchdown receptions and the Eagles (10-0) beat the visiting Vikings (6-4) in a first-round game.

Lakeside advances to a quarterfinal for the second straight season and will play Mount Baker.

Nooksack Valley 37, Riverside 13: The Pioneers (8-2) beat the visiting Rams (5-5) in a first-round game.


Liberty 28, River View 14: Jake Jeske scored on touchdown runs of 40 and 11 yards, and the Lancers (7-2) beat the visiting Panthers (9-1) in a 2B state first round game.

Jeske added a passing touchdown for Liberty, which advances to a quarterfinal against top-seeded Napavine.


Wellpinit 26, Pomeroy 22: Colin Hughes caught four touchdown passes with 223 receiving yards, and seventh-seeded Wellpinit (9-1) beat the visiting 10th-seeded Pirates (8-2) in a first-round game.

The win was Wellpinit’s first in a state football tournament. Wellpinit advances to a quarterfinal against second-seeded Neah Bay.

Naselle 64, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 6: Kolten Lindstrom rushed for 191 yards and four touchdowns, Luke Johnson added 174 rushing yards and four touchdowns and the Comets (10-2) beat the visiting Warriors (7-3) in a first-round game.

Brady Roberts rushed for one touchdown for Almira/Coulee-Hartline.

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