Week 1 football preview: Union vs. Bothell

When, where: 7 p.m. Friday at Pop Keeney Stadium, Bothell

Last meeting: Bothell won 42-21 in the 4A state preliminary round in 2010.

Union: Union finished 7-3 last season, including the loss to Bothell in the state preliminary round. … The Titans have experience in the backfield with QB Kaben Humphrey-Butler and RB Brandon Brody-Heim leading the way. … Humphrey-Butler was second-team all-league last year and is getting Division-I looks.

Bothell: The Cougars went 9-3 last season, losing in the 4A state quarterfinals to Bellarmine Prep 28-21. … Bothell is picked by league coaches to finish first in the KingCo 4A Crown Division, receiving four first-place votes. Woodinville received the other two. … Cougars return only four starters from last year’s team. … WR/DB Trent Sewell (6-2, 200) is a Pac-12 recruit and getting a long look from Washington.

Columbian’s pick:: Union

Fans’ pick:: Union

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