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Orland Park’s Hayden Mikesell and his Marist teammates used negative talk about their team as motivation to make it to the Class 8A playoffs this season. TIM O’BRIEN/22ND CENTURY MEDIA
Tim O'Brien, Freelance Reporter
2:10 pm CST December 10, 2019
Marist senior quarterback Hayden Mikesell heard all the doubters as the team advanced to the Class 8A state semifinals. The RedHawks were not very good, had been lucky and were only in the playoffs because of a fluke 14-6 Week 9 win at state power Loyola Academy.