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Wolverines into quarterfinals, Newport falls to Mead | Prep sports news
Newport 14 Mead 41
The Knights trailed by only seven after the first quarter of their 4A state tournament opener against Mead (Spokane) before four straight scores from the hosts put things out of reach in the 41-14 Newport loss.
Eric Rodan and Connor Baumann got into the end zone on the ground for the Knights, which finish the season with a mark of 7-4.
Bellevue 28 Ferndale 0
Bellevue recorded its third straight shutout and got a pair of touchdown runs from Myles Jack to top Ferndale 28-0 and continue the march to a fifth straight 3A state football title.
Peninsula, which defeated Nathan Hale 49-0 in another first round game, will be the opponent this week for the Wolverines.
Newport finished its season with a 1-2 mark at the 4A state tournament, losing an opening round match 3-1 to Emerald Ridge before defeating Gig Harbor and dropping its final match 3-2 to Richland.
The Knights, which earned the second seed after a runner-up finish at the conference tournament, were one win away from the eighth place match and lost the final game 15-11.
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