The Lake Washington Kangaroos pulled off an upset over previously-undefeated Liberty on Oct. 11. Calvin Campbell (far left) had two interceptions and a fumble recovery. Quarterback Jakson Voelker (second from the left) threw a 37-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter. Linebacker Henry Serr (second from the right) had two tackles for a loss. Defensive end James Gardner (far right) had seven total tackles and two tackles for a loss. Photo courtesy of David Gardner

The Lake Washington Kangaroos pulled off an upset over previously-undefeated Liberty on Oct. 11. Calvin Campbell (far left) had two interceptions and a fumble recovery. Quarterback Jakson Voelker (second from the left) threw a 37-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter. Linebacker Henry Serr (second from the right) had two tackles for a loss. Defensive end James Gardner (far right) had seven total tackles and two tackles for a loss. Photo courtesy of David Gardner

Kangs pull off upset, Rebels get first win

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Lake Washington 26, Liberty 10

Lake Washington (1-5) forced five turnovers to upset the previously undefeated Liberty Patriots (5-1) by a score of 26-10 on Oct. 11.

The Kangaroos jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter with a 40-yard interception returned for a touchdown by wide receiver and defensive back Evan Liggett. The two teams traded field goals in the second quarter, before Lake Washington strong safety Calvin Campbell scored on a 39-yard interception return for a touchdown. Campbell made a number of key defensive plays, including two interceptions and a fumble recovery. The Kangaroos went for a two-point conversion, but were unsuccessful, giving them a 16-3 halftime lead.

In the third quarter, the Patriots pulled within six points after a 3-yard touchdown run to make it 16-10. Lake Washington pulled away in the fourth quarter thanks to a 31-yard field goal from Liam Sweeney and a 37-yard touchdown catch by Liggett to secure the 26-10 upset victory.

The Kangaroos will look to carry the momentum into their next game against Mercer Island (3-3) on Oct. 18.

Juanita 19, Mercer Island 8

The Rebels (1-5) won their first game of the season by beating the Islanders (3-3) on Oct. 11. Next on the schedule for Juanita is a road game against the Interlake Saints (1-5) on Oct. 18.

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