PV hopes faster, more physical defense is key to 2019 success

High School Sports

Spartans defense surrendered nearly 24 ppg in 2018

Pleasant Valley went 5-5 in 2018, winning the final four games of the regular season to qualify for the Class 4A playoffs.

The Spartans held just two opponents below the 20-point plateau last season, something Rusty VanWetzinga and his players said must improve this fall.

PV opens its season on Friday, August 30 against Bettendorf.

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