Lone Star Gridiron

LSG Preview — Mason Cowpunchers

Team: Mason Cowpunchers

District: 29-1A

Coach: Russell Joy (3 years) 18-15 at Mason; 26-37 overall

Last Years Record: 9-4 overall 5-1 Distirct

2008 Games:
at Iraan (13-1) (at San Angelo) (L 0-21)
vs San Saba (2-8) (W 27-26)
at Johnson City (1-9) (W 65-13)
at Goldthwaite (10-2) (L 41-49)
vs *Menard (9-2) (L 39-55)
at *Eldorado (4-6) (W 21-14)
vs *Christoval (2-8) (W 39-6)
at *Irion County (2-8) (W 61-13)
vs *Rocksprings (7-2) (W 21-7)
at *Junction (10-4) (W 20-7)

Playoffs: Division II Regionals
Won 39-0 over D'Hanis -- Bi-District
Won 41-26 over Bruni -- Area
Lost 14-23 to Ganado -- Regionals

Returning Lettermen: 20

Returning Starters: Offense: 8 Defense: 8

Key Players:
QB Justin Yonker 1400 yards passing
OL Joaquin Mejia HM All-State

Notes:
Mason is a TOP 10 caliber team in 2009 with 8 returning starters on both offense and defense from a 9-4 team. QB Justin Yonker will lead the 20 returning lettermern to another deap run into the playoffs. 2008 was the Cowpunchers first year in 1A since 1979 and seemed to like it. They had an overall 13-17 record in 2A the previous 3 years.

History:
515 All-Time Wins (#5 in 1A)
all time record: 515-370-34 57.89% (#26 in 1A in winning %) 919 games
Playoff Appearances (30) 1931,54,57,58,59,61,62,72,74,76,80,83,84,85,86,87,88,89,90,91,93,94,95,96,99,2000,01,03,04,08

Last 5 year record: 33-23

Last 10 year record: 66-48

By: Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
www.lonestargridiron

What are your thoughts?