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Mount Horeb/Barneveld's Travis Klassy (20) carries the ball in a Badger North Conference football game against Waunakee at Waunakee High School in Waunakee, Wis., Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. AMBER ARNOLD, STATE JOURNAL

AMBER ARNOLD, STATE JOURNAL

Mount Horeb senior Travis Klassy, who played football for the Mount Horeb/Barneveld football team, announced via Twitter that he has orally committed to play football for UW-Platteville.

The 6-foot-2, 170-pound defensive back was on first-team selection as a defensive back/all-purpose player on the Wisconsin State Journal/WisconsinPrepZone.com All-Area football team.

Klassy was a two-way standout for the 9-2 Vikings. He intercepted seven passes and had 30 tackles, including one tackle for loss. He was a first-team all-Badger North Conference performer and was selected as a Wisconsin Football Coaches Association all-region pick. On offense, he had 39 receptions for 604 yards and eight touchdowns.

He tweeted: “Excited to announce my decision to continue my academic and football career at UW-Platteville.”

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Jon Masson covers high school sports for the Wisconsin State Journal. He has covered a variety of sports — including the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin men's and women's basketball and volleyball — since he first came to the State Journal in 1999.