Prep football: Mavs face Bellevue in Friday playoff game

he Meadowdale Mavericks, lead by quarterback Hunter Moen and first-year Coach James Harmon, will take on the no.4-ranked Bellevue Wolverines on Friday, Nov. 8. (File photo by Doug Petrowski)

It’s the final week of the prep football 2019 regular season, but the Meadowdale Mavericks hope that their performance this Friday will lead to more football this year.

The Mavericks Mavericks will contest for a berth in the WIAA 3A State Football Tournament when they take on the Bellevue Wolverines on Friday, Nov. 8, in a Week 10 Playoff game; kickoff is slated for 7 p.m.

The winner of the Mav-Wolverines tilt will punch their ticket to the 16-team 3A state tournament that begins with games on Nov. 15 and 16; matchups will be determined by committee seeding.

The Mavs — who have yielded 121 points in their last two outings — will be challenged to slow down a Wolverine offense that has averaged more than 34 points per game this year and is the no.4-ranked 3A team in the state according to the most recent AP and Seattle Times state rankings.

To see all the matchups in the 3A Week 10 Football Playoffs, click www.wiaadistrict2.com/tournament.php?act=view&league=1&page=1&school=0&sport=1&tournament_id=3104

Prep Football: Meadowdale at Bellevue, Nov. 8, 7 p.m. at Bellevue High School

(3A Football Week 10 Playoff game)

Meadowdale Mavericks:

— 4-2 in 3A Wesco League South Conference, 5-4 overall

— Finished in third place of the 2019 3A Wesco League South Conference standings

— Coach: James Harmon (1st season)

— Key players: senior Hunter Moen, quarterback; senior Hussain Al-Mayyahi, running

back/defensive back; senior Caleb Monillas, running back/linebacker; Alex Krueger,

offensive lineman/defensive lineman

Bellevue Wolverines:

— 5-0 in 2A/3A KingCo Conference, 7-2 overall

— Finished in first place of the 2019 2A/3A KingCo Conference standings

— Coach: Michael Kneip (2nd season) 

— Key players: senior Alex Reid, running back/defensive back; senior Joby Schneider, running back/linebacker; junior Bryson Sleeper, quarterback; senior Henry Hawblitzel,offensive lineman/defensive lineman

— By Doug Petrowski

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