Scott Horvath Attracts Recruiting Interest

Scott Horvath, a 6-foot-2, 275-pound offensive lineman from Apple Valley (MN) Eastview, is considered one of the state's top lineman. Horvath helped lead the Lightning to the Class 5A state semifinals and was named to the Star Tribune and Kare-11 TV All-Metro team and Minnesota Vikings' All-State team last season. GoldenSports.Net caught up with Horavth to learn about his recruitment.

Scott Horvath helped lead the Lightning to a school record 11 wins last season as they finished 11-2. They advanced to the State Class 5A semifinals, losing to eventual state champion Wayzata 49-17 at the Metrodome.

The Lightning are off to a 3-0 start this season after defeating Bloomington Kennedy 31-7 Friday as they rushed for 253 yards. They will face Lakeville south, who is ranked third in the Metro area Thursday.

Eastview has shined so far this season, despite losing Metro Player of the Year Jake Machacek, a 5-foot-10, 200-pound running back, who rushed for 2,648 yards and 37 touchdowns and ran for two two-point conversions. His rushing total is the fifth-best in state history.

Horvath attended camps at Minnesota, wisconsin Iowa State, North Dakota State, Northern Iowa, and Northern Illinois this summer. He said that he is also hearing from Kansas and Wyoming.

Horvath told Golden Sports.Net that he has yet to receive a Division-1 offer, but is preparing to sent out tapes to several schools.

Horvath attended the Minnesota, Iowa State, Michigan and Wisconsin camps in 2005.

Horvath used to play hockey growing up, but does play first and third base for the Lightning baseball team.

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