High School Sports

Week 10 prep football playoff preview: Aberdeen vs. Ridgefield

Aberdeen vs. Ridgefield

2A DISTRICT PLAYOFF

WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE: Ridgefield Stadium, 2630 S Hillhurst Rd., Ridgefield

BROADCAST: None

RECORDS: Aberdeen (3-6), Ridgefield (5-4)

LAST WEEK: Aberdeen lost to W.F. West 56-28; Ridgefield lost to Hockinson 47-25.

LAST YEAR: Did not play.

ABOUT ABERDEEN: The Bobcats earned the No. 3 seed from the 2A Evergreen Conference by winning a three-team tiebreaker Tuesday with Centralia and Black Hills. Aberdeen runs the wing-T under first-year head coach Todd Bridge. RB Ethan Morrill rushed for a season-best 315 yards and five TDs in a Week 8 win over Rochester. The Bobcats were tied 28-28 with WF West late in the first half last week, before the Bearcats pulled away. Morrill rushed for 210 yards on 30 carries last week.

ABOUT RIDGEFIELD: The Spudders are the 2A Greater St. Helens League runner-up. RB Hunter Abrams has rushed for 1,173 yards and 14 TDs. He has 164 yards last week against Hockinson. QB Luke Price for 1,116 yards and 14 touchdowns. He threw three TD passes last week. Leading receiver Aidan Hundt (18 catches, 350 yards, 4 TDs) suffered a broken leg last week. Other top receivers are Spencer Harmon (18-216-1), Abrams (13-108-1) and Ryan Jenkins (11-103-1).

FANS’ PICK: Ridgefield (75 percent).

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