Markesan Football Eyes Eastern Suburban Title

The Markesan High School football team heads down the homestretch of the 2022 season with their sights set on the Eastern Suburban Conference championship.  

“It’s been very good so far.” Hornets Coach John Dunlavy told 1430 ESPN.   “We have a great group of kids who work their butts off for each other and the results are what they are so far.  Hopefully we can keep things rolling.”

The Hornets (Overall: 7-0, Eastern Suburban: 5-0) have been solid on both sides of the ball this season outscoring their opponents 292-98.   Markesan’s offense has been extremely balanced in 2022.  QB Ryan Mast has thrown for 219 yards and 7 TDs and also run for 799 yards and 11 touchdowns.   Caleb Stoll has chipped in 667 yards rushing, 8 TDs.  Michah Kracht (543 yards, 8 TDs) and Chayce Osterhaus (278 yards, 3 TDs) have also helped carry the offensive load. 

“Offensively that’s what makes us so difficult to defend.” Dunlavy said. “We just have a lot of different guys we can go to. It’s really difficult to stop that many guys.  Depending on what they want to take away, we have such an unselfish group of guys that nobody gets to shook if it’s not their night to have a big one.  Whatever is available that’s what we are going to take advantage of.”

On the defensive side of the football, Tyler Mast has a team leading 87 tackles and 4 sacks.  Those 87 tackles is the 13th most in the state of Wisconsin.

The Hornets put their perfect record on the line on Friday when they travel to Cambridge, then wrap up the regular season on October 14th at co-league leader Marshall.

Click the link to hear a full interview with Markesan Coach John Dunlavy.

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