Porter Ridge is coming off their best overall record in four years finishing at 8-5 including a 5-2 mark in the Southwestern Conference.
The Pirates see critical losses on defense in D.J. McDaniel (DL), Isaiah Moran (DL), Jake Horstkamp (DB) and Matthew Cambria (DB). The key offensive departure is offensive lineman, Carter Wickey.
Returning to Porter Ridge are seniors, Grayson McCall (QB), Jaylen Coleman (RB), Malcolm Hines (RB), Will McDonald (OL), Jared Wheatley (K) and juniors, Kirkland Harris (DB/RB) and Alex Chapman (DB/RB).
Head Coach Michael Hertz recaps the 2017 stretch-run and how that might impact the team moving forward into the upcoming football season.