Football: Class 1A playoff preview capsules

November 8, 2012 

River View Panthers at Chewelah Cougars

Class 1A first round

When, where: 1 p.m. Saturday, Chewelah High

Records: River View 9-1, Chewelah 9-1

Forecast: 31 degrees, sunny

Last playoff appearance: River View, 2009 (lost to Connell 47-7 in quarterfinals). Chewelah, 2001 (lost to Connell 40-7 in first round)

Playoff history: River View, 8 appearances (never placed). Chewelah, 11appearances (won state title in 1997)

Top players: River View, RB Alonso Mendoza 70-681, 7 TDs, QB Ruvim Tyutyunnik 127-190-7—2180 passing, 30 TDs, WR Terran Brown 31-517 receiving, 8 TDs.

Last week: River View defeated Naches Valley 68-20. Tyutyunnik threw for 260 yards and four touchdowns, and rushed for 81 yards and two TDs. Chewelah defeated Okanogan 26-20.

Up next: Host Quincy/Zillah winner

Cascade (Leavenworth) Kodiaks at Royal Knights

Class 1A first round

When, where: 7 p.m. today, Royal City

Records: Cascade 7-2, Royal 10-0

Forecast: 35 degrees, cloudy

Last playoff appearance: Cascade, 2009 (lost to Connell 34-14 in first round). Royal, 2011 (lost to Chelan 27-17 in quarterfinals)

Playoff history: Cascade 12 appearances (second in 1995). Royal, 22 appearances (won state titles in 1996, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2007).

Top players: Royal, RB Damian Delarosa 126-854 rushing, 14 TDs, QB Alex Myrick 104-155-3—1820 passing with 23 TDs, 81-741 rushing with 13 TDs, WR Brady Dixon 25-462, 4 TDs.

Last week: Cascade defeated Medical Lake 44-14. The Kodiaks have only allowed 140 points this season, and nearly upset undefeated Cashmere on Oct. 19. Royal def. Goldendale 69-7. The Knights defeated Cascade 52-14 in the first week of the season.

Up next: Host Cle Elum/Roslyn vs. Cashmere winner

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