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By Zach Cavanagh

Bo Kelly helmed a dynamic offense of the Dana Hills football team during a historic run for the Dolphins on the gridiron and was one of the baseball team’s most relied-upon arms in the spring.

For his performances and accomplishments, Kelly has been selected as one of the Dana Hills High School Athletes of the Year.

Kelly produced a record-breaking season as the quarterback for the Dolphins.

As a team, the Dolphins posted their best regular-season record since 2009 and made the playoffs for the first time since 2008. As an individual, Kelly rewrote nearly every passing record in the Dana Hills books.

Bo Kelly. Photo: Zach Cavanagh

Kelly set single-season records for passing completions (177), passing yards (3,502) and touchdowns (39), and the senior finished his career as the Dolphins’ all-time passing leader with 5,868 yards and 61 touchdowns in 25 games. Kelly was the Pacific Hills League co-offensive Player of the Year and earned offensive MVP honors at the Orange County All-Star Classic.

On the mound in the spring, Kelly continued to throw heat as one of the leaders of the pitching staff. Kelly led the team in appearances (14), starts (9) and innings pitched (50 1/3), compiling a 3-2 record, 3.06 ERA and a team-high 52 strikeouts.

Kelly will continue his athletic and academic career at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

Zach Cavanagh

Zach Cavanagh is the sports editor for Picket Fence Media. Zach is multiple California Journalism Award winner and has covered sports in Orange County since 2013. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @ZachCav and follow our sports coverage on Twitter @SouthOCSports. Email at

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