Bellevue’s Ishaan Daniels runs up field as Marysville Pilchuck’s Carson Kuchera gives chase. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Bellevue’s Ishaan Daniels runs up field as Marysville Pilchuck’s Carson Kuchera gives chase. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Bellevue headed to state final

  • Monday, November 29, 2021 11:35am
  • Sports

Top-ranked Bellevue defeated Marysville Pilchuck, 27-3, in the 3A state football semifinals on Nov. 27 at Memorial Stadium in Seattle.

Next stop for the Wolverines (13-0) is the state championship game — the Gridiron Classic — versus Kennewick at noon on Dec. 4 at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup. No. 6 Kennewick beat No. 2 Eastside Catholic, 14-7, in the semis. Marysville Pilchuck was the No. 5 seed.

In the semis, William Wang ran for three touchdowns (1, 2 and 4 yards) and Ishaan Daniels unleashed a 65-yard touchdown run for Bellevue, which scored 21 points in the third quarter. MP led 3-0 at halftime.

Wang amassed 190 yards on 33 carries and Daniels notched 87 yards on five totes.

Bellevue’s William Wang scores one of his three touchdowns. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Bellevue’s William Wang scores one of his three touchdowns. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus




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