JESSIEVILLE: Lions continue ascent in 5-3A

Conference: 5-3A
Coach: Don Phillips
’14 Record: 3-7 (2-5)

The Jessieville Lions made gains in 2014, moving their win total up from one to three.

Junior Steven Benson takes over at quarterback. Junior Ruben de Haas starts at running back, alongside senior Nick Marshall.

Juniors Jace Simmons and Brandann Johnson provide depth at receiver. Seniors Wesley Scott, Caleb Bliss and Kody Green return to lead the offensive line as three-year starters.

Bliss and Green also start on the defensive line, along with junior Bay Bradshaw and senior Jehonathon Davis. Junior Drew Galloway is a force at middle linebacker. Benson and Marshall start at outside linebacker. de Haas also leads the secondary at cornerback.

5 Players to Watch:
Steven Benson (Jr. QB/LB)
Ruben de Haas (Jr. RB/DB)
Nick Marshall (Sr. RB/LB)
Wesley Scott (Sr. OL)
Drew Galloway (Jr. LB)


1 Must-see Game:
“Glen Rose will be a good litmus test for Jessieville early in the conference season.” — 501 staff

2015 Schedule:
Sept. 4        at Mountain Pine
Sept. 11    Fountain Lake
Sept. 18    Bauxite
Sept. 25    at Bismarck
Oct. 2        Glen Rose
Oct. 9        at Benton Harmony Grove
Oct. 16        Episcopal
Oct. 23        Horatio
Oct. 30        at Centerpoint
Nov. 5        Prescott