SUPPORT THIS INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM
The article you’re about to read is from our reporters doing their important work — investigating, researching, and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspirational stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires lots of resources. Today, our business model has been interrupted by the pandemic; the vast majority of our advertisers’ businesses have been impacted. That’s why the DP Times is now turning to you for financial support. Learn more about our new Insider’s program here. Thank you.
The Dana Hills High School football team’s season is about to begin. In our annual season preview, we highlight five players to watch on offense.
WR/QB (No. 7) Jr.
Head coach Phil Skinner pegged Bortnick as a crucial player for the Dolphins, given his ability to play multiple positions. Where Bortnick will make an impact on offense will be at wide receiver as well as at quarterback, where the coaching staff plans to unleash his speed and athleticism. Bortnick will also play defensive back.
QB (No. 14) Soph.
The sophomore quarterback has impressed the Dolphins coaching staff over the offseason to the point that he has earned the job as the team’s starter. When the Dolphins deploy an offensive package that requires a man under center, Cisowski will be the guy. Skinner said Cisowski has already stepped into the leadership role the position demands.
OL (No. 63) Sr.
At 6 feet tall and weighing 300 pounds, Podgorski will be among the biggest and more experienced linemen up front pacing the way for the Dolphins offense. Skinner said Podgorski is a “XXL-sized” player and will by a physical presence at the line of scrimmage.
WR (No. 1) Jr.
Lynch will be another one of the Dolphins players that will start on both sides of the ball. Lynch has speed and athleticism and has settled in to the role of being one of the Dolphins’ top receiving options. Lynch will also roam the secondary as a safety on defense.