Final: Meridian 27 – Royal 33

Final: Meridian 27 - Royal 33
Really, a helluva game. Meridian was in the game to the very end. Ultimately, mistakes—3 turnovers, penalties, and dropped passes—were the differences in the game. You can’t make mistakes against a superior team like Royal. Sometimes you can get away with them. Not today, and not against an opponent like that. Royal is every bit ...

Know Thy Opponent: Royal

Know Thy Opponent: Royal
For those who labored through the Royale Review series, a question: Which is your favorite touchdown allowed by the Royal defense? The one by Connell or Columbia-Burbank in the regular season? Or perhaps the one by La Salle or Newport in the playoffs? I’ll go with recency-bias and pick the fourth touchdown given up by ...

Royale Review: Week 13, Royal 35 – Newport 7

Royale Review: Week 13, Royal 35 - Newport 7
Catching up to present, Royal runs their winning streak to 40 while blowing out Newport in the semifinals. In 13 games, they’ve scored 663 points. For reference, the Meridian 1999 team scored 686 in 13 games, but that was before the days of running clock rules. It is much, much harder to break 50 now. ...

Royale Review: Week 12, Royal 49 – Okanogan 0

Royale Review: Week 12, Royal 49 - Okanogan 0
Royal running clocks previously undefeated Okanogan in the quarterfinals. Royal Throttles Okanogan To Move One Step Closer To Tacoma Dome The two-time defending state champion Royal Knights took another step on their journey back to the Tacoma Dome with a 49-0 dismantling of previously unbeaten Okanogan in the 1A quarterfinal game Saturday night at the ...

Royale Review: The Streak

After Royal beat Freeman in the first round of the playoffs, we take some time to reflect on where Royal stands in the record books. Royal football’s current winning streak 10th best in nation; best in the state The Royal Knights have consistently been one of the most dominate teams in Washington State high school ...

Royale Review: Week 11, Royal 35 – Freeman 0

Royale Review: Week 11, Royal 35 - Freeman 0
Royal cruises through the first round playoff game with ease. Angel Farrias gets his sixth punt return for a touchdown in the season. Farias Returns Sixth Punt Of Season For A Touchdown, Knights Roll Over Freeman In 1A State Tournament Freeman punter Desmond Parisotto had seen enough film to know who he was kicking to ...

Royale Review: Week 10, Royal 48 – La Salle 7

Royale Review: Week 10, Royal 48 - La Salle 7
Royal runs their unbeaten streak to 37, and gives up a single touchdown in the fourth quarter. Total Royal points blows past 500 in the first quarter of the game. Royal Extends Winning Streak to 37 With Win Over La Salle District 5 1A SCAC Crossover When you’re riding high on the seventh-longest winning streak ...

Royale Review: Week 9, Royal 75 – River View 0

Royale Review: Week 9, Royal 75 - River View 0
Not much coverage to be found on this game, but it was over well before halftime. Through Week 9, Royal’s average scoring is 55.1 to 3.4. Moses Lake Captures CBBN Championship, Finishes League Unbeaten Royal led 62-0 at halftime and routed River View 75-0. Saywer Jenks completed seven passes, five for touchdowns. Angel Farias returned ...

Royale Review: Week 8, Royal 67 – Columbia-Burbank 7

Royale Review: Week 8, Royal 67 - Columbia-Burbank 7
Royal shakes off the close game to Connell to pulverize C-B and win the division title. Total scoring breaks the 400 point barrier. Royal blows out CB 67-7, clinches 4th straight SCAC East title Alonso Hernandez rushed for 119 yards on just 10 carries and found the end zone three times to lead the Royal ...

Royale Review: Week 7, Royal 24 – Connell 21

Royale Review: Week 7, Royal 24 - Connell 21
Here it is, Royal, who’d been scarcely allowing first downs much less points, finally surrenders not one but three touchdowns against rival Connell. It should be noted that only one of those TDs came against the defense. Connell returned a kick for a score and pick-six. We in the WCL know a thing about rivalries, but the ...