Week 8 football preview: Skyview vs. Columbia River
When, where: 7 p.m. Friday at Chieftain Stadium, Columbia River HS (non-league game).
Last meeting: Skyview won 48-13 on Oct. 22, 2010.
Last week: Skyview beat Evergreen 61-9; Columbia River beat Fort Vancouver 46-0.
Skyview (5-2): The Storm have won five straight since an 0-2 start. … The last three wins have come by an average score of 66-5. … RB Parker Henry has rushed for 1,092 yards and 15 TDs. … QB Kieran McDonagh has passed for 1,097 yards and 13 TDs. … The 4A GSHL’s No. 2 team plays the South Puget Sound League North’s No. 3 team, which the Tacoma News-Tribune projects as being Tahoma. The 4A GSHL’s No. 1 team plays the KingCo’s No. 5 team (projected as Issaquah).
Columbia River (5-2): The Chieftains gets a non-league break before return to league play next week with a pivotal game against Mountain View. … River and Skyview have two common opponents. River beat Battle Ground 16-6; Skyview beat the Tigers 76-0. River lost to Camas 38-14; Skyview beat Camas 31-10. … RB Remick Kawawaki has rushed for 837 yards and 10 TDs. … QB Clayton Frank has passed for 944 yards and 5 TDs.
Bottom line: Skyview is simply firing on all cylinders right now.
Columbian’s pick: Skyview.
Fans’ pick: Skyview.