Wilson rising senior OT/DE Jack Dendall

Wilson holds the current state record with 47 consecutive winning seasons. Expectations are always high in West Lawn. "No losses to be honest. We need to win every single game [and] put ourselves in the best situation we can for playoffs," said rising senior Jack Dendall.  The Bulldogs went (8-3, 5-1) a season ago.  They finished second to Hempfield in Section 1 of the Lancaster-Lebanon League.  Wilson piled up 200 rushing yards per game while qualifying for the District 3 playoffs for the 16th time in the past 17 years.  The Bulldogs fell to eventual champion Harrisburg 32-21 in the Class 6A quarterfinals.  They return four starters on the offensive line including Dendall.  The 6'3, 260-pound offensive tackle loves running the football.  "It's always fun to see the other team slowly losing the game just because they can't stop the run. They know what's happening, but they physically can't stop it because they're getting overpowered up front," he replied.  Dendall, who will also play defensive end this season, has DI offers from Maine, Sacred Heart, Stonehill, and Delaware State.  He was a first team OT in Section 1 of the L-L League in 2022 when Wilson averaged 6.8 yards per carry.  In addition, Dendall may be the biggest high school lacrosse player that you've ever seen.  He scored 20 goals this spring as the (17-4) Bulldogs claimed their 11th straight Berks County championship.  Dendall told SV Sports' Paul Roberts that lacrosse benefits him on the gridiron.  "Oh my God, it helps so much. It keeps me in shape all year round, really works on my footwork. It's crucial for me," he emphasized.

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