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Week 8 Washington high school football preview: 3 storylines, game predictions and matchups to follow around the state

Lots of big games happening in Whatcom and Skagit Counties this weekend, too.
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What will happen when physical 4A GSHL foes Camas and Skyview get together for their round-robin league playoff showdown at Doc Harris Stadium? Is this the weekend Lincoln of Tacoma clinches the 3A PCL crown? And what will North Kitsap quarterback Colton Bower do next to ‘Wow the West Sound?’

Those answers are coming this weekend.

Here is a quick recap of last week’s highlights, and a look forward to Week 8 storylines and games to follow:

THREE THINGS WORTH REVISITING FROM WEEK 7

Photo by Vince Miller

Photo by Vince Miller

There is no crying in 4A SPSL football

Admittedly, it was a tad demoralizing for seventh-ranked Sumner to lose 41-14 to No.1 Graham-Kapowsin on Saturday. But the Spartans don’t have time to sulk about it as they welcome the team they are tied with - getting-healthier Bellarmine Prep - for second place in the 4A SPSL. “We have identical records and have lost to the same team,” Sumner coach Keith Ross said. “A loss this weekend could be a bigger issue.” RB Peyton Wing (knee) is getting an MRI test Wednesday.

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