A rain-soaked field and high winds put a choke-hold on the offense on both sides of the field, but the Wolverines found just enough when it matter most to clinch a 7-6 victory over Bellingham in their season finale.
With Friday Harbor trailing 6-0 after three quarters of play, senior Bill Revercomb broke through the Red Raiders defensive front and galloped 25 yards into the end zone to tie the score with eight minutes remaining in the non-league contest, Thursday, Nov. 6, in Friday Harbor.
Quarterback Peter Holt split the uprights at moment later with the extra-point attempt in what proved to be the decisive point in the second meeting of the season between the two teams.
The Friday Harbor defense kept Bellingham out of scoring range down the stretch.
With the victory, the Wolverines avenged a 2-point defeat earlier in the season on the Red Raiders home field and improved to 6-4 on the year.
Friday Harbor fell one-win shy of earning a berth in post-season play, finishing third in the Northwest 2B/1B League standing, trailing league champ Concrete and runner-up La Conner, which claimed the league’s two post-season berths.