No. 6 Capital (5-2 overall, 2-1 2A EvCo) at No. 8 WF West (5-2, 2-1), 7 p.m. Friday, Bearcat Football Stadium
Playoff position is on the line in Chehalis. With River Ridges loss to Tumwater Thursday night, both Capital and WF West are in a tie for second place with the winner of tonights game grabbing the No. 2 seed heading into the final week of the regular season. Capital put up a season high in points (56) and total yards (582) in last weeks 56-7 win over Black Hills when Kai Van Sickle ran for 294 yards on 22 carries and scored four rushing touchdowns. While the Cougars heavily rely on their rushing attack, WF Wests offense is pass happy, led by quarterback Tanner Gueller. He accounted for 231 yards of offense in the Bearcats 44-26 win over River Ridge last week.
No. 6 Bellarmine (6-1 overall, 4-0 4A Narrows) at Olympia (3-4, 3-1), 7 p.m. Friday, Ingersoll Stadium
The Lions can clinch the 4A Narrows title with a win over the Bears, but a loss doesnt mean Olympias playoff hopes are dashed. Since Michael Naipos season debut in Week 4, the Bears are 3-1 with Naipo in the Wildcat spot. He accounted for both of the Bears fourth-quarter touchdowns in a 14-0 win over Gig Harbor last Friday, scoring on a 3-yard run and throwing a 63-yard touchdown pass to Alex Johnson. Not many defenses have stopped Sefo Liufau and Bellarmine, which has averaged 42.2 points per game in its current five-game winning streak. Liufau, bound for Colorado, has completed 72.9 percent of his passes (105 for 144) for 1,498 yards and 16 TDs.
WEEK 8 FOOTBALL GAMES
-- Tumwater 27, River Ridge 12
*All games at 7 p.m.
Bellarmine (6-1) at Olympia (3-4)
Gig Harbor (2-5) at Yelm (3-4)
Timberline (6-1) at North Thurston (6-1)
Shelton (6-1) at Mount Tahoma (0-6)
Capital (5-2) at WF West (5-2)
Centralia (0-7) at Black Hills (3-4)
1A SWW Evergreen
Tenino (5-2) at Hoquiam (7-0)
Elma (3-4) at Forks (4-3)
Rainier (0-7) at Montesano (5-2)
Rochester (1-6) at Stevenson (3-4)