Week 8 football preview: Mountain View vs. Hudson's Bay
When, where: 7 p.m. Friday at Kiggins Bowl (Class 3A Greater St. Helens League game).
Last meeting: Mountain View won 58-0 on Oct. 22, 2010.
Last week: Mountain View beat Kelso 45-0; Hudson’s Bay lost to Prairie 58-0.
Mountain View (5-2, 3-1): Mountain View has posted back-to-back shutouts — a 47-0 win over Fort Vancouver and 45-0 over Kelso. … Michael Rivers rushed for 122 yards on 12 carries and 3 TDs vs. Kelso. … Rivers has rushed for 445 yards and 8 TDs on the season. … The Thunder need win in Week 8 vs. Bay and Week 9 vs. Columbia River to secure the 3A GSHL’s No. 2 seed to the 3A state preliminary round. … The 3A GSHL No. 2 team will face the South Puget Sound’s No. 3 team, which the Tacoma News-Tribune projects as Auburn Mountainview.
Hudson’s Bay (0-7, 0-4): Hudson’s Bay has not score since a 21-15 loss to Battle Ground on Sept. 23. That’s three consecutive shutout losses. … The Eagles have only scored 30 points total this season.
Bottom line: Mountain View will play through Bay on its way to Week 9 meeting with River.
Columbian’s pick: Mountain View.
Fans’ pick: Mountain View.