Bellevue football upsets O’Dea in state semifinals

Bellevue High School, seeded sixth in the state, upset second-seeded O’Dea, 21-17, in the 3A state football semifinals on Nov. 25 at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. Bellevue will next face No. 1-seeded Yelm in the championship game at 7 p.m. on Dec. 1 at Husky Stadium. Pictured is Bellevue #12 Bryce Smith intercepting the ball intended for O’Dea #4 Kyan McDonald. Against O’Dea, Bellevue’s Carson Rubin scored the game-winning touchdown on a 1-yard plunge with 5:56 remaining. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus