Union ran away late in the Class 4A State Championship on Saturday, topping Lake Stevens 52-20 at the Tacoma Dome. Lake Stevens led 20-14 early in the second quarter, but the Titans scored the next 38 points unanswered. Union picked up 554 yards of offense to the Vikings’ 438 to win the program’s first state title. Lincoln Victor was 19 of 24 for 327 yards and five touchdowns, Joseph Siofele caught 10 passes for 179 yards and three scores, to go with 113 yards on and a touchdown on five carries. Darien Chase had five catches for 126 yards and a touchdown.
Eastside Catholic 31, O’Dea 13: For the first time since 2015, the Crusaders raised the Class 3A State Championship trophy, after topping Metro League rival O’Dea. Gio Ursino’s 15-yard run gave Eastside Catholic a 10-0 first-quarter lead, as the Crusaders outgained the Irish 256-165 on Friday night at the Tacoma Dome. Eastside rushed for 188 of its yards, as Ursino tallied 93 on just 11 carries and Sam Adams finished with 65 yards on 21 carries. O’Dea’s potent rushing attack was held to just 77 rushing yards.
Hockinson 42, Lynden 37: The Hawks overcame a 24-7 third-quarter deficit to repeat as Class 2A champs on Saturday at the Dome. After Lynen went up by three scores with 8:38 remaining in the third, Sawyer Racanelli took over, scoring on 4, 3 and 7-yard runs to give Hockinson a 31-28 lead with 10:30 left in the game. Lynden responded quickly on a James Marsh 13-yard scamper, but Racanelli scored on 1- and 12-yard dashes to put the Hawks up 42-31. Racanelli ran for 85 yards and five scores on 15 carries, and caught five balls for 55 yards. Marsh rushed for 123 yards on 19 carries and two touchdowns.
Colville 48, Newport 7: A week after ending Royal’s 53-game win streak, the Indians raised the program’s first state title in the Class 1A Championship on Saturday at the Tacoma Dome. Colville dominated start to finish, tallying 435 yards to Newport’s 161. Quarterback John Knight was 7 for 12 for 226 yards and two touchdowns and Jakob Larson led a balanced ground game with 90 yards and a score on 12 carries. Larson also had three catches for 107 yards and a TD.
Odessa 63, Almira/Coulee/Hartline 12: Odessa knocked off the defending 1B champions in dominant fashion on Saturday. The Tigers darted to a 40-0 first-quarter lead, breaking the 1B record for most points scored in a quarter, and lifted their first state title since 1993. Odessa outgained ACH 388-191, as Marcus King ran for 225 yards and four scores on 19 carries. Josh Clark added 142 offensive yards and three touchdowns. ACH’s Maguire Isaak was 11-18 for 161 yards and a TD in the air.