Riverside Pirates 2022 Football Preview


Riverside Pirates

Head Coach: Bryce Hodge
Years Head Coach (current school): 3, entering year 4
Record (current school): 22-11
Years Head Coach (overall): 3, entering year 4
Record (overall): 22-11

Assistant Coaches:
Tyler Hodge
Brogan Oliver
Jason Bell
Kayden Smith
Avery Smith

Record last season: 9-4 (5-2)
League Affiliation: Three Rivers Conference
Last year's playoff results: 2-1, Rd. 1 55-7 vs. Sciotoville East, Reg. Quarterfinal 37-18 vs. CCPA, Regional Semi 0-34 vs. Marion Local

Team's style of offense: Spread

Top players returning on offense:
QB- Myles Platfoot, 1,808 yds, 18 TDs, 592 yds rushing, 9 TDs,1st team TRC, 2nd team SW District
WR- Simon Godwin, HM TRC, 12 catches, 165 yds, 2 TDs
RB- Warren Shockey, 1,334 yds rushing, 24 TDs, 2nd team TRC

Top players lost on offense:
WR- Landon Stewart, 927 yds, 10 TDs, 1st team TRC, 2nd team SW District
OL- Zach Armbruster, 1st team all state, 1st team TRC, Trine University

New impact players on offense:
WR- Tyler Knight, Dominik Stotler
LT- Cody Craig
FB- Walker Whitaker

Team's style of defense: Multiple

Top players returning on defense:
DB- Simon Godwin, 55 tackles, 1 FR, 3 int, 1 int TD
LB- Skyler Hudson, 86 tackles, 2 sacks, 3 FR, 1 int
DL- Kaleb Schindewolf, 64 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 FR
DE- Walker Whitaker, 40 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 1 FR

Top players lost on defense:
DB- Deven Frilling, 42 tackles, 1 FR, 1 FR TD, 5 ints, 1st team all state, 1st team TRC
DL- Dylan Smith, 104 tackles, 6 sacks, 1st team all state, 1st team TRC

New impact players on defense:
DB- Myles Platfoot
DB- Warren Shockey
DB- Dominik Stotler
DE- Nate Copas

Expected starters on special teams:
Kicker- Isaac Bender
Punter- Myles Platfoot
PR- Warren Shockey, Simon Godwin
KR- Warren Shockey, Simon Godwin


Final Comments:
We graduated 8 seniors last year, a lot of starters and production to replace. Looking forward to seeing new guys step up.