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Dominic Coffman was a First-Team All-Conference pick on both offense and defense. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

The best defensive football player in the Northwest 2B/1B League wore a Coupeville uniform.

That’s the opinion of conference coaches, who tabbed junior cornerback Scott Hilborn as Defensive MVP when All-League honors were announced.

Friday Harbor running back Connor Haines, a senior, earned Offensive MVP.

La Conner claimed Best Sportsmanship, Friday Harbor’s Brock Hauck was tabbed Coach of the Year, and Haines was nominated for the All-State game.

Hilborn, Dominic Coffman, and Daylon Houston were honored as First-Team All-Conference selections on both sides of the ball, with Brian Casey, Kai Wong, William Davidson, and Tim Ursu each picked for one of the teams.

Coupeville went 2-2 in league play, coming up just short in a triple-overtime loss to Friday Harbor, which would have given them a share of the NWL title.

The Wolves closed their season by knocking off 2A Evergreen of Seattle on the road to finish at 3-5 overall.

No one got away from Scott Hilborn.

All-Conference Teams:



QB — Dylan Roberson – Senior – Friday Harbor
RB — Scott Hilborn – Junior – Coupeville
RB — Dominic Coffman – Junior – Coupeville
ATH — Ivory Damien – Sophomore – La Conner
TE — Nathan Posenjak – Junior – Friday Harbor
WR — Daylon Houston – Junior – Coupeville
OL — Jahrel Cayou – Senior – La Conner
OL — Tate Geiser – Junior – Friday Harbor
OL — Jack Mason – Senior – Friday Harbor
OL — Brian Casey – Senior – Coupeville
OL — Kai Wong – Junior – Coupeville
K — Victor Valenzuela – Freshman – Friday Harbor



QB — Logan Downes – Sophomore – Coupeville
RB — Pierce Kleine – Freshman – Friday Harbor
WR — Jonathan Valenzuela – Junior – Coupeville
RB — Kalli Adams – Junior – La Conner
RB — Chris Gustufson – Sophomore – Friday Harbor
WR — Cameron Breaux – Sophomore – Coupeville



DL — William Davidson – Sophomore – Coupeville
DL — Jack Mason – Senior – Friday Harbor
DL — Tate Geiser – Junior – Friday Harbor
DL — Westin Arnold – Freshman – La Conner
LB — Connor Haines – Senior – Friday Harbor
LB — Dominic Coffman – Junior – Coupeville
LB — Jahrel Cayou – Senior – La Conner
LB — Geoffry Volk – Junior – Friday Harbor
DB — Tim Ursu – Junior – Coupeville
DB — Dylan Roberson – Senior – Friday Harbor
DB — Daylon Houston – Junior – Coupeville



S — Haydin Dinuis – Senior – La Conner
DL — Kai Wong – Junior – Coupeville
DB — Ivory Damien – Sophomore – La Conner
LB — Kevin Partida – Junior – Coupeville
LB — Pierce Kleine – Freshman – Friday Harbor
DL — T.J. Ehresman – Junior – Friday Harbor

Daylon Houston was a standout on both sides of the ball.

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Wolf QB Logan Downes hands off to Dominic Coffman, who scored five touchdowns in eight games this season. (Photo by JohnsPhotos.net)

They shared the load.

With a roster which fluctuated between 20-23 players, the Coupeville High School football team managed to get 10 of them into the end zone this season.

Junior Scott Hilborn was the front runner, banging to pay-dirt 12 times in eight games, while six of his teammates scored multiple times.

Those 12 touchdowns are the third-best single-season showing for a Wolf player in the Coupeville Sports era (2012-2021), trailing just Josh Bayne (25 in 2014) and Hunter Smith (14 in 2016).

Both of those CHS gridiron legends had 10 games in their seasons.

The best thing for Coupeville coaches is the knowledge that nine of 10 players who scored can return next season, with senior Cole Hutchinson the only departing player from the list.


Final scoring stats (8 games):



Scott Hilborn – 12
Dominic Coffman – 5
Logan Downes – 3
Daylon Houston – 2
Tim Ursu – 2
Jonathan Valenzuela – 2
Cole Hutchinson – 1
Johnny Porter – 1
Mikey Robinett – 1



Daylon Houston – 10



Cameron Breaux – 1
Downes – 1
Hutchinson – 1



Hilborn – 72
Coffman – 30
Houston — 22
Downes — 20
Ursu – 12
Valenzuela — 12
Hutchinson – 8
Porter — 6
Robinett — 6
Breaux — 2

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William Davidson and Coupeville High School football closed with a win. (Photo by JohnsPhotos.net)

Their swan song was a sweet one.

A week after a mud-encrusted triple-overtime loss to Friday Harbor ended its playoff hopes, the Coupeville High School football team wrote a better ending Thursday night in Burien.

Facing off with Evergreen (Seattle), a 2A Kingco school, the 2B Wolves punched upwards and threw some haymakers in a 28-13 win.

The non-conference victory raises Coupeville’s final record to 3-5 and sends seniors Brian Casey and Isaiah Bittner out on a high note.

While the Wolves had a sizable disadvantage in terms of bodies, with Evergreen’s roster sporting 50 names to Coupeville’s 20 or so players, that didn’t dictate Thursday’s result.

“They were a bigger team roster and size wise, but we were the more physical team,” said CHS coach Marcus Carr.

The game was won on the ground, with CHS taking a 14-13 lead into the halftime break, then stretching the margin out in the second half.

Jonathan Valenzuela punched in a touchdown for the Wolves, his second score of the season.

The headliner, however, was junior Scott Hilborn, who hit pay-dirt three times, notching his 10th, 11th, and 12th touchdowns.

Those 12 scores, tallied across eight games, are the third-most scored by a Wolf in a single season during the Coupeville Sports era, which runs from 2012 to today.

Hilborn trails just Josh Bayne (25 in 2014) and Hunter Smith (14 in 2016), who both had 10 games to work with.

Cameron Breaux and Logan Downes rounded out Thursday’s scoring effort, with both Wolves breaking the line on successful two-point conversion attempts.

Breaux was the tenth Coupeville player to score during a season when the team tallied 190 points, which breaks down to a tidy 23.75 per game.

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Logan Downes scored his third touchdown Thursday. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

Dominic Coffman has reached the end zone five times during his junior season.

Is this the end?

We’re not sure, to be honest.

Thursday’s Senior Night game against Friday Harbor was the final one on the original schedule for the Coupeville High School football team.

But, now that the Wolves know they won’t be playoff-bound, there’s a chance CHS will pick up one more game against another school on the outside looking in.

As we wait for the scheduling dance to play out in the office of Coupeville Athletic Director Willie Smith, we can take a look at the team’s scoring stats.

Might be final. Might not be. Only time will tell.


Scoring stats through seven games:



Scott Hilborn – 9
Dominic Coffman – 5
Logan Downes – 3
Daylon Houston – 2
Tim Ursu – 2
Cole Hutchinson – 1
Johnny Porter – 1
Mikey Robinett – 1
Jonathan Valenzuela — 1



Daylon Houston – 10



Hutchinson – 1



Hilborn – 54
Coffman – 30
Houston — 22
Downes — 18
Ursu – 12
Hutchinson – 8
Porter – 6
Robinett — 6
Valenzuela — 6

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Scott Hilborn looks for running room. (Photos by JohnsPhotos.net)

Furious tackles. A few raindrops. And a lot of clicking cameras.

Friday night featured the Coupeville High School football team in action, with a fairly-packed Homecoming crowd in attendance to watch the Wolves.

Wanderin’ photographer John Fisken worked the sidelines, and the pics above and below are courtesy him.

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William Davidson keeps an eye on the defense.

Jonathan Valenzuela hauls in a pass.

Oak Harbor High School’s color guard swings by Mickey Clark Field.

“Come to papa!”

Daylon Houston dips and dazzles.

“We’re here to get loud. Just sayin’.”

Kai Wong (71) starts a dogpile.

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