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Dana Hills High School returns 12 players from last year's team. Photo: Steve Breazeale
Dana Hills High School returns 12 players from last year’s team. Photo: Steve Breazeale

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.

Charlie Bortnick. Photo: Steve Breazeale
Charlie Bortnick. Photo: Steve Breazeale

Charlie Bortnick

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.

Corey Cisowski. Photo: Steve Breazeale
Corey Cisowski. Photo: Steve Breazeale

Corey Cisowski

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.

Jakub Podgorski. Photo: Steve Breazeale
Jakub Podgorski. Photo: Steve Breazeale

Jakub Podgorski

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.

Ryder Lynch. Photo: Steve Breazeale
Ryder Lynch. Photo: Steve Breazeale

Ryder Lynch

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.

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