Boot Camp: Peoria High Loaded at Receiver

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PEORIA, Ill. — When Tim Thornton says his Lions are as good as they ever been at the wide receiver position, that’s saying a lot.

The Peoria High School head football coach is expecting a lot out of his receiving corps, especially top target Kaevion Mack. The explosive senior might be the most exciting football player in central Illinois this fall and he’s expecting to get a lot attention from opposing defenses.

It’s exactly what Thorton hopes will happen. He was three-year starting quarterback Gabe Hernandez ready to find his targets.

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