MOSES LAKE -- Here is a look at the Class 1A matchup of No. 4 Connell (10-1) vs. No. 5 Chelan (10-1).
When, where: 1 p.m. today, Lions Field, Moses Lake
Key players: Connell-- RB Matt Hadley (124 yards 3 TDs in first meeting); QB Chandler Salisbury (194 yards, 2 TDs); WR Bryan Anderson (7 receptions, 109 yards). Chelan-- QB Michael Amsel Jr; WR Aaron McQuaid (6-foot-5).
Notes: The Eagles rolled past the Goats 35-7 in Week 2 and won 37-14 in the state semifinals last season. ... Eagles will have to continue to shine on defense as they will struggle to match up with McQuaid's size. ... Connell has scored at least 40 points every game since facing Chelan and has held opponents to 14 or fewer six times. ... BYU-commit Hadley has rushed for more than 2,000 yards on the season and has 42 touchdowns. ... Chelan lost to Connell, but defeated Cashmere, which defeated Connell. ... Making just the second trip to the quarterfinals in school history -- 2009 was the first time. ... Goats run a balanced offense behind Amsel, who threw for 280 yards in the game earlier this season vs. the Eagles. The Goats like to use the big play with their big receiver. ... Chelan runs a double wing, but will spread teams out.
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