In the preseason polls, the Mansfield High football team is either going to win the Hockomock League Kelly-Rex title or be third rated team in the league.
In the Boston Herald, Division 2 poll, the Hornets are the sixth rated team in their Division 2A and the top team in the Hockomock League.
In the ESPN-Boston poll, the Hornets are seeded No. 19, expected to finish with 9-2 record and be the third-best team in the league behind King Philip (9-2) and North Attleboro (10-1). EPSN is predicting a breakout season for sophomore Brendan Hall, who is also a basketball standout.
Mansfield High Football Schedule:
Saturday, Sept. 8: Westfield, 6:30 pm., Flag Football Night
Friday, Sept. 14:Needham 7 p.m., Pop Warner Night
Friday, Sept. 21: at Dracut 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 28: at Stoughton (DD) 7 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 5: Attleborough 7 p.m. Cops-4-Kidz Night
Friday, Oct. 12: at Canton (DD) 7 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 19: King Philip 7 p.m., Homecoming/Teacher Appreciation
Friday, Oct. 26: at North Attleborough 7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 2: at Taunton 7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 9: Franklin 7 p.m., Senior Parents
Thursday, Nov. 21: Foxborough (DD) 10 a.m. Thanksgiving