2017 Boulder City Football Capsule


League: Independent

Head coach: Chris Morelli, third season (2-16)

2016 record: 1-8 (0-4 Class 3A Sunrise League, fifth)

Returning lettermen: 15

Returning starters: Seven offense, Seven defense

Top offensive players: WR Briggs Huxford (Sr.); WR Zach Trone (Sr.); OL Michael Kaposta (Jr.)

Top defensive players: LB Jimmy Dunagan (Jr.); LB Thorston Balmer (Jr.)

Top newcomers: WR/SS Travis Hungerford (Jr.); QB/S Shaun Jones (Jr.)

Key losses: QB Taylor Hatchel; RB Dillon Viera; K Justin Fox

Outlook: The Eagles moved from Class 3A to Independent this season and that should help add a couple of victories.

Boulder City returns its top rusher in Balmer (50 carries, 257 yards), receiver in Huxford (17 catches, 212 yards) and scorer in Trone (three touchdowns).