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Keeping it simple


Erik Gantt

The Panthers backfield is filled with experienced players who broke a couple of big plays at Friday's scrimmage against Pine Bluffs. Alex Ziegler, left, playing flanker this season, took this pitch from quarterback Rodrigo Escobedo, No. 10, while Thatcher Spiering, No. 4, acts as a lead blocker.

With six lettermen returning to the Saratoga High School football team, the skills positions will be filled with experienced players, but the team will be keeping it simple as the season starts according to Head Coach Scott Bokelman.

"We're going to be inexperienced and kind of small," Bokelman said. This means fans can expect to see lots of dives, power plays, sweeps and quick pitches from the offense. Since the offensive line will be filled with relatively inexperienced players, Bokelman said he wants the team to focus on blocking correctly and meshing with the ball.

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