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Sept 14: FRIDAY HARBOR WOLVERINE FOOTBALL Trivia, numbers, history, ramblings and stuff by Bruce Bennett

  • Written by Bruce Bennett

Thursday, 9/14 at 5:00 p.m. Friday Harbor (1-1) at La Conner (0-1) 

* This is the first of four league games.

* Last week the Braves opened with a 28-12 loss at home to the 2A Evergreen Wolverines of Seattle.

* Last fall the Purple and Gold defeated the Braves 52-0 at home and 67-18 in Skagit County.

* A year ago La Conner was 0-4 in league play and 2-6 for the season.  

* Since the Northwest B League started football in 1973, La Conner is the only school to have played all 50 years as a league member.

Wolverine – Brave Stuff

* FH leads the series 31-25 and is 15-15 at La Conner.

* FH has a 10-game win streak over La Conner and a 5-game win streak on the Brave’s field.

* FH has shutout La Conner 8 times in the last 10 games.

* Longest FH win streak – 13 (2003-14).

* Longest La Conner win streak – 5 (1986-90) & (2014-16).

* Most points by FH – 67 (FH 67, La Conner 18 in 2022).

* Most points by La Conner – 56 (LHS 56, FH 19 in 2000), (LHS 56, FH 14 in 2015) & (LHS 56, FH 14 in 2016).

* Most points combined – 85 (FH 67, La Conner 18 last fall).

* Fewest points combined – 6 (La Conner 6, FH 0 in 1986).

* Largest winning margin by FH – 63 (FH 63, La Conner 0 in 2021).

* Largest winning margin by La Conner 54 (La Conner 54, FH 0 in 2016).

* FH has scored 1,340 points (23.9 per game) and La Conner 955 (17.1).

* FH has shutout La Conner 11 times.  La Conner has shutout FH 10 times.

Odds and Ends

* Most frequent foes – Orcas Island 61, La Conner 56, Concrete 47, Coupeville 30, Darrington 29, Lynden Christian 20, Meridian 19, Nooksack Valley 17, Snohomish Sophs 10, Charles Wright 10.

* FH is 47-60 vs. 5 schools from Skagit County – Anacortes, Arlington JV, Concrete, La Conner and Sedro-Woolley JV.

Last week: The Wolverines lost at 1A Granite Falls 34-13. 

 

Schedule

9/1

FH 35, South Whidbey 20

Home

9/8

Granite Falls 34, FH 13

Away

9/14

La Conner**

Away

9/22

Meridian

Home

9/29

Coupeville**

Home

10/7

Forks

Away

10/13

La Conner**

Home

10/20

Bellingham

Home

10/27

Coupeville**

Away

 

** league game

 

About Bruce Bennett:  Friday Harbor High School prep sports historian Bruce Bennett reported on and kept stats and records for the Wolverines during his 15 years in Friday Harbor. Since moving to Wenatchee, he's been doing the same for Wenatchee High School and Wenatchee Valley College. 

Last modified onThursday, 26 October 2023 01:12

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