High-school football: Seattle Lutheran loss after late surge by Orcas Island

October 14, 2012 at 11:41 pm | In West Seattle news, West Seattle schools, WS & Sports | Comments Off

(Photos by Nick Adams for WSB)
Another spirited game closed out the high-school-football weekend in West Seattle – Seattle Lutheran High School was ahead much of the way but ended up losing to Orcas Island in their Saturday afternoon game at WS Stadium, 27-19. More photos and toplines ahead:

Lutheran’s Jake Lamb had a big day on both sides of the ball, with a 95-yard run for a touchdown and an interception that stopped and Orcas Island drive just short of the end zone, but a very steady Viking running game led them to a productive second half and the 27-19 win.

Lutheran had a big first half, controlling the clock with an effective ground game that held Orcas Island to two field goals. The turning point came at the start of the third quarter, when Orcas recovered a wild fumble that passed through the hands of players on both teams. The Vikings scored shortly thereafter and the Saints managed to get ahead on their next drive. Viking senior running back Jake Zier did most of the work in the second half that led to three Orcas Island touchdowns late in the game.

More scenes from the game, photographed by Nick Adams for WSB:

Lutheran players try to grab a fumble:

Lutheran’s Grant Doerr catches the ball over Orcas Island’s Daniel Briggs:

Saints’ Ben Sanders talks with head coach Jeff Scott:

Seattle Lutheran player Cody Jones picks up some yardage against the Vikings:

Orcas Island players try to stop from hitting Saints kicker Gabriel Cabidell during an extra point attempt.

Seattle Lutheran plays at Chief Leschi in Pierce County next Friday night.

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