State playoff preview: Mt. Spokane at Kamiakin

By the Herald staff November 20, 2010 

KENNEWICK -- Here is a look at the Class 3A matchup of No. 7 Mount Spokane (10-1) at No. 5 Kamiakin (11-0).

When, where: 1 p.m. today, Lampson Stadium.

Key players: Kamiakin-- K Garrett Bowe (56-62 XP, 7-8 FG); RB Dom Davis (97-109, 10 TD); WR AJ Griffiths (30-513, 7 TD); WR Tyler Holle (22-467, 6 TD); QB Joey Jansen (141-248-12-2,400, 31 TD); WR-R Tim White (35-671, 9 TD receiving; 10 return TDs). Mount Spokane-- RB Chase Naccarato (118-822, 18 TDs rush; 38-555 rec); QB Carson Blumenthal (171-809, 10 TDs rush; 123-189-3-1,909; 20 TDs pass); WR Trevor Kissinger (31-531 rec); RB Tyler Green (78-407, TD rush; 23-264 rec).

Notes: Mount Spokane has piled up the yards (1,030) and points (110) in the postseason, Kamiakin just the points (106) thanks to a defense that's only given up 13 points in two games as well as 5 TD returns on defense and special teams (several others set up short scores). White has been unbelievable, with four punt returns for TDs in the last three weeks plus an INT return for another score. He has 4 TDs in the postseason while only catching 2 passes. ... Naccarato has been unstoppable in the postseason. In two games, he has 246 yards and 8 TDs rushing, and 230 yards and 2 TDs on 12 receptions. His 476 yards in two games is more than half his total in the entire regular season. ... Kamiakin has finished five of the last six games with a running clock (45-point lead in the second half). ... The game will be televised tape-delayed on SWX (25-3 over the air, 287 on Charter) at 4 p.m.

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