Posted On: 01/8/20 4:27 AM
Looking back on the 2019 high school football season, I saw a bit of everything. I saw games that literally came down to the last snap of the game and games that were basically over before halftime. I saw undefeated teams and a team that had not won in more than two years. I saw some great games, and I saw some great performances – so many in fact that my original story got too long. So, here is a list of my favorite individual performances I was lucky enough to see this season – Prep Bowl edition.
Mattias Algarin, Pierz vs. Dassel-Cokato
Algarin did a bit of everything. He rushed for 165 yards – with a 7.5 average – added 44 yards receiving and 44 yards on kick returns. The senior also tallied five tackles and deflected a pass. That is not the reason he made my list. The reason he made this list was that with his team down five points late in the fourth quarter – Algarin took over the game. The senior gave the drive a jump start by catching a 22-yard pass down the sidelines. On the next play, he picked up eighteen