Posted On: 05/9/18 10:15 AM

For an Eastview offense that’s historically been built on running the football with guys like John Shevlin and Jake Machacek, it’s surprising to see a receiver garnering significant recruiting attention.

That gives some insight to the type of talent college programs believe Larry Wright could become. Wright led the Lightning with 21 receptions for 296 yards and three touchdowns in his second season as a varsity starter last fall – a season in which Eastview finished a disappointing 2-7 overall.

“I think I could have done a lot more to help the team,” Wright said via email. “I need to work on my run after the catch this offseason, that would help me a lot individually.”

Wright and the entire Eastview offense struggled to put points on the board in 2017. The Lightning averaged just nine points per game and scored more than one offensive touchdown in just two of their nine contests.

Still, the 6-foot-4, 200-pound junior believes the team learned a lot about each other in the final games of the year.

“We were searching for an identity the whole year,” said Wright, who scored touchdowns in Eastview’s final three regular-season games. “I think near the end we got a

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