These Spartans are eager to prove last year’s historic, stunning football playoff run was just a stepping stone to greater glory.

“We all have the same mindset, and that’s to be state champs,” senior quarterback Michael Mascotti said. “Everyone is on the same page. Everyone wants that trophy.”

Spartan fall sports practices, 8.24.22

Scenes from various Stanwood High fall sports practices on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2022.

Spartan fall sports practices, 8.24.22

Scenes from various Stanwood High fall sports practices on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2022.

Contact reporter Evan Caldwell at ecaldwell@scnews.com and follow him on Twitter @Evan_SCN for updates throughout the week and on Instagram @evancaldwell.scn for more photos.

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