Coming off a 13-2 season and a second place finish in 5A, Orlando Jones and head coach Elijah Williams are looking for more in 2020.

Posted On: 08/26/20 3:39 PM

One of the most exciting things about a new season, is seeing tomorrow's stars make a big impact during their first extended varsity action.  Week 1 in Indiana had a number of breakout performances, but many of them came from players who have already played extended minutes on varsity.  Here is a list of players that had breakout games in their first extended varsity competition!

  • ATH Marquise Ballard- Boonville, 2024

Marquise came out with a bang in his first HS game by making an impact on offense, defense, and special teams.  He didn't put up insane numbers in any area, but when you turn on the film... you see a kid that has a bright future and D1 potential with continued development.  He had 2 tackles, 128 all purpose yards, an interception, and a punt return for a TD.  I guarantee you will be hearing his name plenty in the coming years!!

  • QB Brock Casper - North Manchester, 2023

Brock's first varsity start was a memorable one.  Not only did the sophomore lead his team to a  47-12 win over North Miami, he threw for 288 yards and 4 touchdowns without throwing a single interception.  As

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