Posted On: 06/15/21 12:00 PM

In Class 5A football, nobody has done it better than Dutch Fork.

That’s not an unquantifiable statement, as the Silver Foxes have not been defeated in 50 games (there was one tie), piled up 24 straight playoff victories and are a ridiculous 64-1-1 since the start of the 2016 season.

That was the year South Carolina went to five classifications, and it was the beginning of Dutch Fork and coach Tom Knotts’ unprecedented five consecutive state championships.

And guess what? That squad will be loaded again this fall.

There are star receivers Antonio Williams Antonio Williams 6'0" | WR Dutch Fork | 2022 State SC and Devin Hyatt Devin Hyatt 6'2" | WR Dutch Fork | 2023 FL . Running backs Jarvis Green Jarvis Green 5'11" | RB Dutch Fork | 2023 State SC and Marcus Taylor. Transfer quarterback Aliam Appler Aliam Appler 6'5" | QB Dutch Fork | 2023 SC has the makings of the next great signal caller.

Defensively, linebackers CJ Wicker CJ Wicker 5'11" | LB Dutch Fork | 2022 State SC and Chandler Perry Chandler Perry 5'10" | LB Dutch Fork High School | 2023 SC are experienced and polished, as are defensive backs Nicolas Wright and Landon Danley.

It makes sense, then, that Dutch Fork will be the No. 1 team in the state media polls when they are released in August. But to think the Silver Foxes continuing their reign is a forgone conclusion isn’t exactly accurate.

These four teams might have the talent to shake up the

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