Congratulations to our Yelm State Champs!
The Tacoma News Tribune’s 2022 all-state high school football team
COACH OF THE YEAR
Jason Ronquillo, Yelm — Guided the Tornados to a perfect 14-0 record, 3A SSC and 3A state titles. Yelm paced 3A in both scoring average (49.7 points per game) and scoring average against (10.7), while piling up 449.4 yards of offense per game and taylling 95 total TDs. The Tornados completed their run with a thrilling win over Eastside Catholic in the 3A championship game, securing the first title in school history.
Kyler Ronquillo, Yelm, sr. — Completed an already impressive season with the spectacular touchdown in the 3A state championship game that lifted Yelm the first title in program history. 3A SSC offensive MVP hauled in 67 catches for 953 yards and 11 TDs, and tallied 75 carries for 683 yards and nine TDs for the undefeated Tornados. Had 46 tackles and two interceptions as a 3A SSC first-team defensive back. Added another 650 yards on kickoff and punt returns, including one kickoff return TD. Portland State commit.
SBLive’s 2022 all-state Washington high school football team: includes Yelm High’s Ronquillo
Wide receiver: Kyler Ronquillo, Yelm, sr. (3A)
Fiery 3A SSC offensive MVP did it all for Tornados (67 catches, 953 yards; 683 rushing yards, 20 total TDs), including “grab” for 3A title-game glory.