Come enjoy the
football team opens its season tonight when they host Hobart at 7 p.m. And
it could be a fireworks show.
“We’re going to
have to score points and I think we can,” Chesterton coach Mark Peterson
said after a 6-4 season last year.
Chris Mullen is the trigger man for the Trojans. Mullen threw for 2,477
yards, 26 touchdowns and just eight interceptions last year.
“He’s a two-year
starter and thrown for almost 2,800 yards,” Peterson said. “He’s doing a
great job and is a huge component for us. Chris has got great awareness and
sense in the pocket. He’s become a great student of the game and just keeps
learning week in and week out.”
The rest of the
offense is made up of “a bunch of guys that got a lot of experience last
year,” Peterson said.
Colby Bullock and Jackson Westmoreland will fill the role of playmaker.
5-6 full-time kids and three offensive lineman that saw a lot of time,”
Trojans graduated nine starters on defense and only 4-5 kids are back that
saw significant time on the field.
young and inexperienced, but I’m excited about what they can do,” Peterson
said. “We have a lot of youth and enthusiasm on defense, but we have some
holes to fill. They are only going to get better and better.”
Syren will handle kickoff duties for the Trojans and is battling with
classmate Dylan Boland for the field goal, point-after-touchdown job.