King's Starts Season 2-0; Coach Shapiro Named NFL High School Coach of the Week

After 42-39 win over defending state 2A champs Lynden, King's crusies past Port Angeles this week

RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks and Sterling Bank will once again partner on the NFL High School Coach of the Week program during the 2012 football season.

The weekly recipients will receive a $500 cash donation for their football program from the Seattle Seahawks and a $225 Sports Authority gift card and a Seahawks jacket from Sterling Bank.

Week one saw King's High School's Jim Shapiro and Cascade High School's Joe Cronin and named "NFL High School Coaches of the Week" for the state of Washington.

Shapiro's King's Knights (1-0) found the win column with a 42-39 victory over the visiting Lynden Lions in their non-league game on Friday, Aug. 31 in Shoreline. Lynden beat Archbishop Murphy for the state 2A title last December.

King's beat Port Angeles 43-7 on Friday, Sept. 7 to improve to 2-0 on the season in nonconference games.

Cronin led his Cascade Bruins (1-0) of Everett, Washington to a 20-12 victory over Shorewood in a non-league matchup on Friday, August 31.

Now in its 17th season, the NFL High School Coach of the Week program is a partnership between the Washington State Football Coaches Association, the Seattle Seahawks and Sterling Bank. 

Following the season, once coach will receive the Jim Ennis Award for High School Coach of the Year. The 2012 NFL High School Coach of the Year for Washington State will receive a $2,000 cash grant.

Source: Seattle Seahawks



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