Bellarmine Prep (Tacoma)
All-Area player of the year
Quarterback, 6-4, 225, sr.
has been the leader of the area’s most consistent football program over
the past three seasons, compiling a 33-4 record as the starting
quarterback. And even with a newer supporting cast, the 6-foot-4,
225-pounder, who is headed to Colorado, has put together his finest
season (120 of 176 passes, 1,660 yards, 16 TDs, one interception). In
fact, the Narrows 4A player of the year’s season passer rating of 126.1
is No. 4 behind Federal Way’s Evan Elliott (146.6), Washington’s Jordan
Mezias (129.0) and Kentlake’s Steffin Church (127.7).
Offensive line, 5-11, 260, sr.
John Robak called him the Sentinels’ “made-of-steel captain.” A
three-year starter at right guard, he pulled or trap-blocked a lot as
Spanaway Lake rushed for 264 yards per game this season. He was an
All-SPSL South performer on both sides of the ball.
What makes Thanksgiving special: “We get to eat all that we want.”
Defensive line, 6-4, 245, so.
Lancers’ next great star is in the making. But unlike his brother,
Sione (now at UW), this younger Potoa’e is lean and fast at defensive
end. Despite facing double teams, he tied for most sacks in SPSL 3A
What makes Thanksgiving special: “We have four turkeys cooked every year.”
Defensive line, 6-3, 245, sr.
to defensive end was no problem for Shelton, who was not only the
leader of the SPSL 4A North’s top defense (250.8 yards a game), but he
also was voted as the division’s lineman of the year (34 tackles, seven
tackles for loss).
What makes Thanksgiving special: “My close family all being together in one house and not being able to move because there’s so many people.”
Linebacker, 6-2, 235, sr.
and soft-spoken off the field – when the lights come on, so does his
unmatched competitive fire. Amid a group of explosive home-run threats,
Havili was the steady rock – and was named SPSL 4A South linebacker of
What makes Thanksgiving special: “Having the house full of family, and the day being noisy with little kids causing chaos.”
RB Kai Van Sickle Capital (Olympia) Sr
DL Peau Seigafo Lincoln (Tacoma) Sr