Scott graduated from Rice Lake High School in 1985 as a two sport athlete in football and hockey. In football, as a running back, he holds several records at Rice Lake: 4,120 career rushing yards, 527 career carries, 3,177 conference rushing yards, 358 conference carries, 55 career touchdowns, 21 games of rushing for over 100 yards and 3 games of plus 200 yards, 23 rushing touchdowns in one season, 330 career points and 12 touchdowns of 50 yards of more. His career rushing yards and career touchdowns rank him in the top ten in all of Northwest Wisconsin. He was named Ho’N All Conference First Team in his sophomore, junior and senior seasons that included two conference rushing titles, First Team All-Northwest his junior and senior years and All State his senior season. The 5’ 11” 205 pound running back with 4.7 sprinter speed and bulldozing inside power led the Warriors to three Ho’N Conference Championships going 28 and 2 in four seasons and 35 and 6 all. In 1982, he led the Warriors to a runner-up finish in the State Championship game. In Warrior hockey, Scott is the 11th all-time leading scorer with 97 points on 68 goals and 29 assists. Skating from both the forward and center positions, he was a four year letter-winner and led Rice Lake to one conference championship in 1982 and four consecutive trips to the WIAA sectionals. After high school, Scott continued to be active in sports, playing in the local Fastpitch leagues, the adult hockey league and racing competitively at the Rice Lake Speedway.