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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Metro League Football Roundup (Updated 10-13-21)

Seattle Prep 35, Ballard 21

In a tough seesaw battle, Seattle Prep earned their fourth victory of the year with a 35-21 victory over Ballard, who was coming off back-to-back losses to Metro League opponents. The two teams battled to a 14-14 tie at halftime. After Ballard tied the game at 21 with 2 minutes left in the third quarter, Seattle Prep took control of the game and scored 14 unanswered points. Seattle Prep sophomore linebacker Adrian Shields secured the game with a late interception for the Panthers. Seattle Prep quarterback Braeden Smith had a stellar game, completing 19 of 22 passes for 262 yards and one touchdown, and carrying the ball 13 times for 182 yards and four touchdowns on the night.

Franklin 15, Nathan Hale 7

Franklin quarterback Lyndon Vaivao completed 12 of 16 passes for 208 yards and one touchdown, while teammate Carmonte Banks caught 5 passes for 105 yards and one touchdown on offense, and recorded 7 tackles on defense. Franklin running back James “Duke” Scott, Jr. finished the game with 20 carries for 43 yards and one touchdown, as the Quakers recorded their second straight win.

Blanchet 34, Roosevelt 27

After Trailing 27-6 in the third quarter, Blanchet scored 28 unanswered points – including a blocked field goal attempt that was returned for the game winning touchdown. Late in the fourth quarter with the scored tied at 27, Roosevelt looked like they had the game in hand. On 4th and 1 from their own 30-yardline, Roosevelt converted on a big 68-yard run to give the Roughriders a 1st and goal at the Blanchet 3-yardline. Penalties and miscues forced the Roughriders to attempt a 20-yard field goal. The field goal attempt was blocked by Blanchet and scooped up by a Roughrider defender who returned the ball 85 yards for a touchdown.

West Seattle 37, Lakeside 12

The Wildcats bounced back from their loss last week with a 37-12 win over Lakeside. West Seattle got back on track behind their high-powered running game, as they relied on their big, physical line to pave the way for their rushing attack. The Wildcats finished the game with over 250 yards rushing and five rushing touchdowns as they improved to 4-1 on the season.

Eastside Catholic 24, O’Dea 14

With the score tied at 14, Eastside Catholic scored 10 second quarter points to get a big win over Metro League rival O’Dea.

Lincoln 48, Lindbergh 8

The Lynx continue to look impressive as they improved to 5-0 with a 48-8 win over Lindbergh.

Other Scores:

Chief Sealth 12, Cleveland 6

Rainier Beach 41, Garfield 0

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