Hutchinson, who made his season debut with a few snaps a week ago but got his first start of the season Friday night, put on a show with eight catches for 211 yards to help lead Lake Stevens past Glacier Peak 63-14 in a Wesco 4A contest at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium.

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SNOHOMISH — Anthony Hutchinson is happy to be back on the field after missing the first half of the Lake Stevens football team’s season with a knee injury.

And the Vikings are happy to have their senior wide receiver back.

Hutchinson, who made his season debut with a few snaps a week ago but got his first start of the season Friday night, put on a show with eight catches for 211 yards to help lead Lake Stevens past Glacier Peak 63-14 in a Wesco 4A contest at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium.

“I could tell during pregame that he was ready for a big game,” said Lake Stevens coach Tom Tri. “He was just pacing the locker room and just had that look about him like, ‘Hey, give me the ball tonight, coach.’ And I told him before the game, ‘Dude, the plan is to get you the ball. … This is your week, so you’re going to get opportunities to go make plays.’

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“Well, he made just about every opportunity that he had tonight.”

Hutchinson was targeted early and often by Lake Stevens quarterback Conor Bardue, who completed 19 of 24 for 319 yards and two touchdowns.

Hutchinson didn’t have a touchdown against Glacier Peak, but he had two highlight-reel catches and helped spur a Lake Stevens offense that had no trouble finding the end zone.

“It’s awesome to have him back,” Bardue said. “He’s such a great receiver. He’s smart, he’s fast, he has good hands. He’s just another weapon we were missing.”

Tri believes Hutchinson is “still not 100 percent, but he’s getting a lot closer.”

Hutchinson disagrees. And after Friday night’s game, it’s hard to argue with the receiver.

“I honestly feel 100 percent,” Hutchinson said. “Maybe I could get that one-percent faster. But I feel good.”

Things looked good for Lake Stevens (5-1, 4-0) from the get-go.

Tom Lewis ran for a 44-yard touchdown run on the Vikings’ first offense play to give Lake Stevens an early lead.

Lewis, who ran 19 times for 172 yards, finished with four touchdowns in the game.

Lake Stevens continued its dominance in the second half with four more scores, including a 30-yard interception return for a touchdown by Austin Lucas to punctuate the victory over Glacier Peak (3-3, 2-2) with about a minute left. Senior Matt Sevao led the Vikings’ defense with four sacks to bring his season total to 13.

“The kids played hard, and I thought we executed really well on both sides of the ball,” Tri said. “They’re a good team and they’ve got a quarterback that can move his feet really well and throw the ball all over the field, but I thought our kids did a really good job of defending sideline to sideline.”

Lake Stevens, which has won four consecutive league championships and five of the past six, showed its run at the top might just continue.

And Hutchinson and Bardue agree that even after Friday’s scoring barrage, Lake Stevens can get even better.

“We can always get better,” Hutchinson said. “I think the sky is the limit for this group.”