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WSU verbal from Bellevue has boffo beginning

SEATTLE -- Bellevue High defensive tackle Marcus Griffin smiled late Saturday night when he was told that the Cougars were tied with USC late in the fourth quarter. Granted, he was already happy before the news broke. He was walking off the field at Husky Stadium, still reveling in 3A Bellevue's 45-7 win against 4A Skyline at the Emerald City Kickoff Classic.

The game was billed as a clash of titans, pitting the two most dominant programs in the state over recent years. But Griffin's night played out more like a light scrimmage than a tough matchup with a perennial powerhouse. Skyline's second play on offense proved an ominous indicator for how the rest of its night would unfold. Griffin, who is verbally committed to WSU, shed two defenders, busted... Recommended Stories

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