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Outlook: Star quarterback Jon Hart (22 touchdown passes) keys a talented offense as defending conference champion Mooseheart rates a slight edge over North Shore and Hope Academy.

Top five players Ht. Wt. Yr.

QB Jon Hart, Mooseheart 6-4 175 Sr.

OT Joel Hylton, North Shore 6-4 300 Sr.

RB Torian James, Hope Academy 6-0 200 Sr.

DT Nick Shores, Luther North 6-0 215 Sr.

C Scott Sypniewski, Ott. Marquette 6-2 235 Sr.

Quote: “After going undefeated in the conference last year, we’re going to get everybody’s best game this year.” — Mooseheart coach Gary Urwiler.

Predicted finish: Mooseheart, North Shore, Hope Academy, Longwood, Alden-Hebron, Ottawa Marquette, Luther North, Rockford Christian Life, Hiawatha, Christian Liberty.

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