Week 8 prep football preview: Evergreen vs. Hudson’s Bay
Evergreen vs. Hudson’s Bay
3A GREATER ST. HELENS LEAGUE GAME
WHEN: 5 p.m. Friday
WHERE: Kiggins Bowl, Discovery MS, 800 E 40th St., Vancouver
RECORDS: Evergreen (4-3, 1-1), Hudson’s Bay (2-5, 0-2)
LAST WEEK: Evergreen beat Mountain View 40-35; Prairie beat Hudson’s Bay 44-14.
LAST YEAR: Hudson’s Bay 42, Evergreen 21
ABOUT EVERGREEN: The Plainsmen have put themselves not only in position for a playoff spot, but a share of the league title with their win over Mountain View last week. They’ll look to keep the focus on the field this week. QB Carter Monda leads the region in passing with 1,578 yards and 17 touchdowns. Zyell Griffin (38 catches, 693 yards), Jaylen Fite (23-261) and Tae Marks (20-409) are Evergreen’s top receivers. Tyvauntae Deloney leads the Plainsmen in rushing with 496 yards. Derrick Webb (207 yards rushing) has played a big role in recent weeks. He rushed for four TDs last week.
ABOUT HUDSON’S BAY: Bay must win to keep its playoff hopes alive. A loss eliminates the Eagles. The Eagles are led by quarterback Raven Barnes. He passed for 60 yards and rushed for 25, plus one touchdown last week against Prairie.
FANS’ PICK: Evergreen (95 percent)
PREP PROLETARIAT SAYS: TBA Thursday