Posted On: 01/17/21 6:47 PM

It isn’t hard for Rockwood Summit football coach Eric Stewart to see the positives from the unique and challenging shortened 2020 season.

"The pure fact that we got to play was a huge positive," Stewart said. "Our kids were able to play five games and all along we were saying that if we get to play at all that would be blessing. Even when it looked like it wasn’t going to happen, they kept showing up and working hard. Those five games were all huge for us to develop a ton of youn uys that we had stepping up into starting roles. We only had eight seniors playing prominent roles for us and played unch of sophomores and freshmen."

The young Falcons went 2-3 with close losses to Lindbergh and Lafayette. With nine starters returning on defense next season and eight starters returning on offense, Stewart’s Summit squad will definitely be a group to watch in 2021.

Here is a look at one Summit senior still looking for a college destination and several players to watch for next season...

Jack Butchko, WR/RB, 5-9, 175, Class of 2021

Stewart said Butchko missed most of his junior

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