Prep football preview: Evergreen (2-5) vs. Kelso (5-2)
3A GREATER ST. HELENS LEAGUE GAME
WHEN, WHERE: 7 p.m. Friday at Schroeder Field, Kelso HS
LAST WEEK: Evergreen lost to Union 48-17; Kelso beat Prairie 24-0.
GAME NOTES: Both team area 2-1 in league. The winner stays in the mix for the league title, or at least a share of it. Evergreen clinches a playoff berth with a win over Kelso, and a Prairie loss to Mountain View. The loser can still secure a playoff berth with a win next week. Dustin Nettles has become the workhorse on the Evergreen offense. He has rushed for 590 yards and 7 TDs, and he has 21 receptions for 56 yards. Kelso’s defense has been the Hilanders’ strength. Kelso held Prairie to 66 yards of offense last week. Kelso has held six of its seven opponents to 12 points or fewer.
FANS’ PICK: Kelso (69 percent)
SCORE CZAR PICK: Kelso 29, Evergreen 7
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