Defending state champs Wayzata discuss delayed H.S. football season

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The Wayzata Trojans have carried the memories of last fall’s Class 6A State Championship through the offseason. Now, they’ll carry them a bit longer after the Minnesota State High School League voted to push the Fall 2020 high school football season to Spring 2021.

The MSHSL Board of Directors voted Tuesday to slide the football and volleyball seasons into the spring amid concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.

Click the video box on this page to watch Wayzata seniors Luke Bodine and Tyler Magnuson describe their team’s reeaction to the news the season has been pushed from fall to spring, and some of the positives they’re finding in the situation

Wayzata won the fourth state title in program history last fall, beating Champlin Park in November’s Prep Bowl finale.

Football and Volleyball will move from the fall to a slightly shorter season that will take place in a new timeframe between the end of the winter sports season in March and the start of a now-delayed traditional spring sports schedule that begins in May.

Four fall sports- Girls Tennis, Boys and Girls Cross Country, Boys and Girls Soccer and Girls Swimming and Diving – remiain in the fall and will begin Aug. 17.