Last night by beating Kamiak 21-12, the Hawks will be heading to their first post-season in school history:
It was a night of history for the Mountlake Terrace football team.
By defeating Kamiak 21-12 on Friday in a steady and sometimes gusting rain at Edmonds District Stadium, the Hawks clinched the first postseason berth in school history, the first six-victory season in 35 years, and the team’s first-ever win against Kamiak.
For all those reasons, it also was a night of joy.
“I’ve played football for 10 years and this is the happiest game of my entire life,” said Mountlake Terrace running back Casey Ellersick, who led the Hawks with 122 rushing yards on 23 carries with two touchdowns. He also had a defensive interception.
Afterward, Mountlake Terrace players, coaches and fans loudly celebrated the team’s upcoming postseason game, the school’s first since the state football playoffs began in the mid-1970s.
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