Long season of football brings tough end


Kasey Winter, Staff Writer

The football team suffered a tough loss against the Fife Trojans, losing by 21 in their first playoff game. The loss knocked the team out of the running to make it to the State Championship game.

“It was really hard. We all huddled up and appreciated the season we had but it was really tough,” senior and team captain Alec Waters said. “There were a lot of injuries and when you have a bunch of people out of place, things are going to go wrong.”

Even though the season is over, Waters says the players have learned a lot and know what they need to improve on.

“We have to be able to throw in a lot of different plays and wrinkles in our strategy against other teams,” Waters said.
Senior Drew Hall believes the team had a successful season, even though it was cut off short.

“We had a really good season; we were 6-3 which is one of the best seasons we’ve had in a while. This is the first time we, made it to the playoffs since 2010,” Hall said.

According to some players, the best game the team played was against Mercer Island because of the overtime victory and nail-biting score of 49-42.

Next year the team thinks it will be successful despite losing many valuable seniors.

“It’s going to take a lot of work To be able to do what they did,” junior James Workman said. “Next season we are going to need to figure out who our leaders are and who’s going to fill the spots for the seniors.”

Although football had a bittersweet season, they hope to have good captains to lead them to victory next year.

“We will succeed next season with hard work and the goal of going to state in the back of our minds,” junior tight end Sean Bates said. “We need to stay dedicated to our goals and support each other as one.”