Below are the Blitz Performers of the Week for week 8. Blitz chooses the performers of the week by determining five athletes that made a significant contribution to their teams’ success that week. Athletes can always be nominated to be a top performer by emailing player stats to

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Ben Gaoteote (QB) Kennedy Catholic

Gaoteote had full control of the field in Kennedy’s 49-26 win over Hazen. He was 22 for 37 with 311 yards and 6 touchdowns.

Jake Rasmussen (WR) Lake Stevens

Rasmussen was instrumental in the 41-7 win over Cascade. He had 94 yards on 6 catches and 4 touchdowns, as well as a 75-yard punt return for a fifth touchdown.

Willie Patterson (QB) Franklin Pierce

Willie Patterson had an unbelievable 8 touchdowns and over 500 total yards in the 59-35 win over Washington. He was 10 for 25 with 249 yards and 3 touchdowns, as well as adding 22 carries for 274 yards and 5 touchdowns.

Naomi Harmer (WR) Interlake

Harmer made Juanita work for their 32-24 win over Interlake. He had 4 catches for 134 yards and a touchdown, 3 punt returns for 88 yards and a touchdown, and on defense he had 5 tackles, 1 interception and 3 blocked extra points.

Zach Zimmerman (QB) Monroe

Zimmerman had an impressive 5 touchdowns in the 54-14 win over Jackson. He was 10 for 16 with 167 yards and 2 touchdowns, as well as 84 yards on 4 carries for 3 more touchdowns.