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SPSL 2A football at a glance
WR/DB, 6-0, 180, Sr., Washington
Returning offensive MVP makes plays all over the field.
NG, 6-2, 305, Jr., Fife
Quick off the ball and monster strong (he squats 550 pounds).
QB, 6-0, 195, Sr., Franklin Pierce
Dual threat was first-team all-league choice.
RB/DB, 5-10, 170, Jr., Orting
Athletic player with sprinter speed.
TE, 6-8, 280, Jr., Fife
Scholarship offers sure to come for guy with size.
RB/LB, 5-9, 185, Jr., White River
Powerful runner and hitter with great hands and 300-pound bench press.
OL/LB, 6-3, 245, Jr., Sumner
Best player on field for team not lacking talent.
RB/LB, 5-9, 185, Sr., Washington
Rushed for 1,323 yards, 15 TDs in only eight games.
• White River went from worst to first last season, sharing the title with Franklin Pierce after going 0-7 the year before.
• Orting joins the third-year league after moving up to 2A, replacing Eatonville, which dropped to 1A.
Predicted finish in a poll of coaches, with total points (first-place votes in parentheses). Coaches could not vote for their own teams:
SPSL 2A School Pts 2011 1. Franklin Pierce (Tacoma) (2) 64 8-3 2. Washington (Tacoma) (1) 61 5-5 3. White River (Buckley) (3) 59 7-3 4. Steilacoom 52 7-4 5. Sumner 47 4-6 6. (tie) Fife 38 3-7 (tie) Orting* 38 4-6 8. Clover Park (Lakewood) 33 3-7
* Orting played in Nisqually League last year.
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