After a 190-mile bus ride north to Everett, the Hockinson High School football team soared to a 42-13 against Archbishop Murphy Thursday.
This battle between the No. 2 and No. 3 ranked 2A teams in the state by the Associated Press was televised on ROOT Sports. Archbishop Murphy reached the state semifinals last season and the Hawks captured the state championship.
"We're very happy with the effort. The kids really showed up to play," said Hockinson head coach Rick Steele. "They knew how big of a game it was and they played big."
Hockinson quarterback Levi Crum had an amazing game. He passed for 388 yards ran for 101 yards and threw six touchdown passes to four different receivers.
Peyton Brammer and Sawyer Racanelli each caught two touchdown passes and an interception. Both Hawks eclipsed the 100-yard receiving mark. Wyatt Jones and Nick Frichtl also snagged touchdown passes from Crum.
Jon Domingos led the defensive effort with 15 tackles. Steele said Garrett Grundy, Aiden Mallory, Brammer, Racanelli and Jones also had good games on defense.
Around North County
Prairie, Ridgefield and Woodland picked up their second wins of the season Friday.
Prairie beat Washougal 28-21. The Falcons took the lead in the third quarter and shut the Panthers down the rest of the way.
Lewis River rivals La Center and Woodland clashed at La Center High School. The Beavers beat the Wildcats 40-20.
Ridgefield shut out Fort Vancouver 42-0. Hunter Abrams had another big game with four touchdowns and the defense played lights out.