Coach: Jim Sandusky, 34-10 in 4 years at Lummi.
Season snapshot: 7-0 Pacific Coast League, 11-1 overall. After losing a nonleague season opener to Pateros, the Blackhawks are 11-0 and have been tested only twice.
Scouting report: The Blackhawks will line up in different formations and attack in a number of styles. Lummi throws better than most 8-man teams, but can also run successfully.
Three to watch
RB/DB/R Allen Revey (5-7, 155, Sr.) 827 rushing yards, 686 receiving yards, 25 total TDs, 251 all-purpose yards in semifinal victory.
RB/LB James Adams (6-1, 193, Sr.) 540 receiving yards, 402 rushing yards, 14 total TDs.
WR/DB Brandon Dennis (5-10, 157, Sr.) 55 receptions for 748 yards and 10 touchdowns.
Numerology: 5. Seasons, including this year, that Lummi has had a football program.
Playoff pedigree: Third appearance, all in last three seasons. Lost in quarterfinals two years ago and in semifinals last year.
Quick kick: "We've got our hands full this week. I don't think we've been up against a team that runs the ball as well as they do." — Sandusky.
Inside slant: The Blackhawks should have an unusually big crowd for a B-8 game. There will be plenty of support from the community as Lummi plays in its first state-title game in any sport, and also from fans of nearby Lynden and Meridian, which also play for championships Saturday.
St. John-Endicott Eagles
Coach: Joey McCanna, 21-28 in 5 years at St John-Endicott.
Season snapshot: 8-1 Southwest League, 12-1 overall. Only loss was by six points to Lacrosse-Washtucna, four-time defending B-8 champion.
Scouting report: Eagles like to run. Phillip Luft, a 3,000-yard rusher, will do the most damage, but there are plenty of other weapons. St. John-Endicott's defense must slow Lummi's passing game and limit big plays.
Three to watch
RB/LB Phillip Luft (6-0, 170, Sr.), 300 carries for 3,052 yards.
QB Andrew Wolfe (5-11, 175, Sr.), 1,240 passing yards, 617 rushing yards.
DL Jacob Clements (5-10, 180), quick lineman has nose for ball carrier.
Numerology: 92. Points by the Eagles in their quarterfinal win over Odessa (92-68).
Playoff pedigree: Sixth appearance, lost in semifinals last year to eventual champion Lacrosse-Washtucna. One previous championship-game appearance, in 1984. No state titles.
Quick kick: "We're really going to have to defend their passing game. That's been one of our weaknesses all year. We can put points on the board, but we've had problems defending the pass. If I was Lummi, I'd pass against us." — McCanna.
Inside slant: The Eagles run well behind a line considered big by B-8 standards. Three starting linemen weigh more than 200 pounds, including 250-pounder Jeff Lust.