Kentwood to play top-seeded Graham-Kapowsin in football playoffs

Conquerors beat Woodinville to advance in Class 4A tournament


Kentwood advanced in the Class 4A high school football playoffs with an overtime win against Woodinville and now will face Graham-Kapowsin, the top-seeded team in the state.

Kentwood, the No. 16 seed, has a 5-4 record and will play undefeated Graham-Kapowsin at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12 at Art Crate Field at Bethel High School in Spanaway.

Last week in the opening playoff round, Kentwood beat Woodinville 17-14 in overtime on a 36-yard field goal. Graham-Kapowsin crushed Federal Way 63-6. Kentwood beat Federal Way 15-9 on Oct. 14 in a North Puget Sound League game.

The rankings for the tournament were decided by a Washington Interscholastic Activities Association committee, which includes coaches, athletic directors and others.

After opening the season with three losses, Kentwood has won five of six, with the only loss 21-10 to Kennedy Catholic.

The Conquerors beat Kentlake 45-28, Kentridge 14-7 and Tahoma 24-21.

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