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Lely football players young, but have potential

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Covered like a glove, Lely wide receiver Gaeto Dantes can't escape corner  back Makinton Dorleant to catch a pass during the Trojans opening-season practice on Monday.
  • Keys to Lely's football success this year are Makinton Dorleant, left and Ben Jean. Both will be corner backs, while Dorleant will be a wide receiver and Jean a running back, along with punting and kickoffs.
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Lely wide receiver Raschod Jules misses a fingertip catch after getting by the defender in the Trojans first practice of the season.
  • A future Lely starter, freshman Kesly Joseph goes through the rope drill then caught a pass from freshman Jared Jackson. There were 77 Trojans out on the first day of practice on Monday that will end up being on the varsity, junior varsity or freshman teams.
  • Davenson Cyceron outfights defender (white helmet) for what would be a touchdown in a game during Lely's first practice.
  • Lely freshman head coach Julio Servantes uses linebacker Ricardo Trevino to explain a move during the Trojans first football practice.
  • Lely receiver Kenny Liberste stairs in a catch during the team's first football practice.
  • Lely tackle Yachiel Enriquez pushes into blocking bag, held by teammate LJ Greenidge in the Trojans first practice of the season.
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The Lely football team will be young this year, but the players think they have potential. Senior corner back Makinton Dorelant, who has verbally agreed to play at Wisconsin next fall, said, “Teams shouldn’t underestimate us. We are young, but we have speed and if the underclassmen stay focused we could surprise.”

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