In 1984, both Capital and Olympia -- then members of the Black Hills League -- advanced to the state semifinals. Capital lost to West Valley of Spokane, 22-21, in the state semifinals and Olympia, which topped O'Dea, 21-7, in its semifinal, went on to defeat West Valley, 28-14, in the title game. In 2010, Capital (3A) and Tumwater (2A) each made the state semifinals, with Tumwater eventually capturing the 2A state title, defeating Archbishop Murphy, 34-14.
This weekend's 2A state semifinal games
Capital (10-2) v. Lynden (11-1), 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, Tacoma Dome
Tumwater (11-1) v. Prosser (11-1), 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, Lampson Stadium (Kennewick)