Prep football preview: Castle Rock vs. Stevenson
1A Trico League game
When, where: 7 p.m. Friday; Stevenson Stadium, Stevenson HS, Stevenson
Last week: Castle Rock beat Columbia-White Salmon 18-13; Stevenson lost to La Center 54-13.
Last meeting: Stevenson won 28-0 in 2014
Players to watch: Castle Rock RB Talib Meeks has rushed for 681 yards and 10 TDs. Stevenson QB Luke Nichols has passed for 684 yards and 9 TDs.
Game notes: Castle Rock can clinch a playoff berth with a win. The Rockets can still earn a share of the league title with a win, a Kalama loss to La Center this week, and a win over Kalama next week. Stevenson can clinch a playoff spot with a win over Castle Rock and a win next week over Columbia-White Salon. The Rockets gained 242 of their 266 yards last week on the ground. Meeks’ TD run with 5:27 left in the game put Castle Rock ahead.
The Prep Proletariat says: Rockets power their way into the playoffs. CASTLE ROCK 27, STEVENSON 6
Score Czar says: Castle Rock 31, Stevenson 6