Chase Street To Become A Hilltopper
The second leading ground-gainer of all-time at Magnolia High School, Chase Street, is heading to West Liberty to further his academic and athletic career.
He will join MHS teammates Tyler Anderson, Kyle Ritz and Todd LeMasters who signed a year ago in the backfield on the hilltop at West Liberty next fall.
Street just missed breaking the Blue Eagles’ career rushing leader Drew Keller with 3,074 as the only two Eagles to rush for 3,000 in their career. He had a season to remember during his junior year, in leading the Blue Eagles to a 14-0 season and their third state football championship, and first since 2010.
In the title game against the No. 2-ranked East Hardy Generals, Chase rumbled for 194 yards and four touchdowns, including a gallop of 55-yards that brought down the house.
He rushed for 445 yards and three touchdowns as a sophomore, 1,693 yards as a junior and 14 TD’s before ending his senior season with 942 yards and four touchdowns for 3,074 yards and 21 TDs rushing, and 28 total touchdowns rushing and receiving.
“I chose West Liberty over multiple colleges and universities,” said Chase. “I felt comfortable and really like the coaches. I’m looking forward to working in the classroom in my quest to be a pharmacist or physician, and on the football field.”
“Chase has worked really hard in becoming a complete football player,” said Magnolia Head Football Head Coach Dave Chapman. “West Liberty got a nice addition to already a nice football team, and I can’t wait for him and several other former Blue Eagle players to help West Liberty University to win more football games.”
Street just competed in his first state track meet, and was the anchor of their 4×200 meter relay team that won gold in this years state track meet. He also won the Region I 100 meter champion, as well as anchoring the 4×100 and 4×200 meter teams that also won first place.