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Week 7 prep football preview: Evergreen vs. Mountain View

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Evergreen (3-3, 1-1) vs. Mountain View (5-1, 2-0)

3A GREATER ST. HELENS LEAGUE GAME

WHEN: 4:30 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: McKenzie Stadium, 2205 NE 138th Ave., Vancouver

BROADCAST: TV, CCTV, cable Ch. 28/328; Online, Evergreen Public School YouTube Channel.

LAST WEEK: Mountain View beat Prairie 61-0; Evergreen lost to Kelso 54-12.

2017 MEETING: Mountain View 55, Evergreen 3

GAME NOTES: Mountain View is powering its way toward the postseason. The Thunder have outscored their last five opponents by an average of 56-5. Mountain View outgained Prairie last week 710-54. After back-to-back 200-yard games, Jack Mertens has rushed for 818 yards and 9 touchdowns. QB Garrett Moen has passed for 1,430 yards and 12 touchowns. He’s coming off his first 100-yard rushing game. Evergreen’s Eli Vaa-Leiataua leads the Plainsmen with 754 rushing yards and nine touchdowns. Evergreen gave up nearly 300 rushing yards and 450 total yards to Kelso last week. Evergreen completed only 4 of 20 passes vs. Kelso.

FANS’ PICK: Mountain View (91 percent)

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