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.