RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks today announced Marysville-Pilchuck High School's Brandon Carson and Freeman High School's Jim Wood were named the week two "NFL High School Coaches of the Week" for the state of Washington.
Carson's Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawks (Marysville, WA) overcame the visiting Lake Stevens Vikings (Lake Stevens, WA), 37-24 in Friday's non-league bout. The Tomahawks next face the Snohomish Panthers (Snohomish, WA) in a non-league game on Friday, September 20. Marysville-Pilchuck will attempt to improve upon its 2-0 season record. The Panthers have an 0-2 record after their 31-29 non-league loss to Glacier Peak (Snohomish, WA).
Wood's Freeman Scotties (Rockford, WA) defeated the visiting Pullman Greyhounds (Pullman, WA) by a count of 40-14. The Scotties now own a 2-0 record. They next travel to Bonners Ferry for a non-league contest on Friday, September 20. Freeman will play a Badgers squad coming off a 28-16 non-league win over Medical Lake (Medical Lake, WA). The Badgers record now stands at 2-1.
Now in its 18th season, the NFL High School Coach of the Week program is a partnership between the Washington State Football Coaches Association and the Seattle Seahawks.
The NFL High School Coach of the Week award winners in Washington State are selected by members of the Washington State Football Coaches Association. Recipients of the award receive a $500 donation for their football program from the Seattle Seahawks. At the conclusion of the high school football season one coach will be selected as the NFL High School Coach of the Year for the state of Washington. The NFL High School Coach of the Year receives a $2,000 cash grant.