Prime Prospects, Rising Stars and preseason coaches poll for the 2012 season in the Cascade Conference.

Prime prospects

Billy Green

QB, 6-2, 200, Sr., King’s

Smooth, talented and in charge.

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Alex Galgano

RB, 6-0, 185, Sr., Archbishop Murphy

Coming off back-to-back solid seasons.

Mason Friedline

OL, 6-5, 275, Sr., King’s

Turned down Huskies, Cougars to play for Yale.

Brandon Stott

WR/KR, 5-9, 170, Sr., Lakewood

Owns school records with 102 receptions, 89-yard kickoff return.

Justin Peterson

QB, 6-1, 185, Sr., Lakewood

Versatile athlete was all-league WR in 2010.

Rising stars

David Otte

OL/DL, 6-3, 270, Sr., Lakewood

Anchors lines for Cougars.

Dylan Donohue

DT, 6-1, 270, Jr., Lakewood

Co-MVP at Trench Camp in Portland.

Hans VanderWel

RB/S, 5-11, 195, Sr., Archbishop Murphy

Ready to help on another deep playoff run.


Former Eastside Catholic coach Bill Marsh replaced Dave Ward at Archbishop Murphy and will try to keep the Wildcats rolling.

Coaches’ picks

Predicted finish by Times freelancer Doug Drowley, based on interviews with coaches from six of eight schools (Granite Falls and South Whidbey did not participate).

Cascade Conference
School 2011
1. King’s (Shoreline) 9-3
2. Archbishop Murphy (Everett) 12-2
3. Lakewood (Arlington) 10-2
4. Cedarcrest (Duvall) 7-4
5. South Whidbey (Langley) 4-6
6. Sultan 3-7
7. Granite Falls 1-9
8. Coupeville 1-8

Doug Drowley