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Tacoma News Tribune’s all-state football team includes :
Yelm Coach Ronquillo and wide receiver son, Kyle!

“Yelm head coach Jason Ronquillo (center) and his assistants celebrate as the clock expires on the Tornados’ 20-13 victory over the Eastside Catholic Crusaders in the 3A football state championship game at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup, Washington, on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022. Credit: Tony Overman, The Olympian.

Congratulations to our Yelm State Champs!


The Tacoma News Tribune’s 2022 all-state high school football team


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.

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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.

“Yelm wide receiver Kyler Ronquillo streaks into the end zone after wrestling an interception away from Eastside Catholic defensive back Tyson Weaver, then carrying the football into the end zone for the game-winning touchdown, 20-13, in the 3A football state championship game at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup, Washington, on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022.” Credit: Tony Overman, The Olympian.

Posted by Steve on December 27, 2022 at 12:31 am | Permalink

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