Archbishop Murphy topples defending state champions
Last updated 9/20/2019 at 12:43pm
Archbishop Murphy isn’t flying under the radar anymore.
The Wildcats came into the season largely overlooked after being eliminated in the district playoffs last year. The team was absent in the preseason 2A state top-10 poll.
In addition, Archbishop Murphy underwent a major change at the top of the program with the hiring of interim head coach Mark Leone, who took over for former coach Jerry Jensen.
But it’s safe to say the Wildcats are back in the state title conversation after they knocked off top-ranked and two-time defending state champion Hockinson 27-21 in a nonconference footba...