LHS junior varsity shows improvement

The 2022 Lancaster High School junior varsity football team

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

After a three-year hiatus courtesy of COVID-19 and decreased participation, the Lancaster High School junior varsity football team is back on the gridiron.

Off to an 0-2-1 start, coach Tyrell Henderson and staff are celebrating an increased interest in the program. Lancaster couldn’t field a complete JV team last year and instead suited up a freshmen-heavy varsity team.

This year’s team includes five sophomores, 11 freshmen and 10 eighth graders.

“This means we’re getting the program moving in the right direction,” said Henderson. “Instead of having to put a group of freshmen out there to learn on the varsity team, they’re getting experience.”

Henderson may be a new head coach but he’s not new to Lancaster football. A 2015 LHS graduate, he was a standout who went on to….

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