Bulldogs face state semifinal test today


TACOMA — Montesano’s Bulldogs will be bidding for a berth in Gridiron Classic when the Bulldogs face Mount Baker in a state Class 1A football semfinal today at the Tacoma Dome.

The Bulldogs (10-2) and Mountaineers (10-1) will square off at 10 a.m., in the first of four state semis at the T-Dome.

The winner will face the winner of today’s Royal-River View semi at Kennewick for the state title at 10 a.m. Dec. 1, also at the Tacoma Dome.

Winnings of nine straight, the Bulldogs will be seeking their first title-game berth since 1994. Mount Baker is making its first-ever appearance in the state semifinals.

The remainder of the Tacoma Dome program today will include Skyline vs. Camas (Class 4A) at 1 p.m., Neah Bay vs. Lummi (Class 1B) at 4 p.m. and Auburn vs. Bellarmine Prep (Class 4A) at 7 p.m.