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7 on 7 — Mesquite Division I SQT Pools And Picks

SQT will be played on 06/05/10

Mesquite ISD will be the host of this SQT. Here are the pools, players to watch and of course our predictions.

Notes: This tournament has one team in each pool that made the state championships last year. Also, there are no teams in this tournament that has already qualified this year

Pool A: Mesquite Horn, Wylie, Arlington Seguin, Dallas Skyline

Wylie made the state tournament last year. Arlington Seguin went 1-2 in SQT play last week while Mesquite Horn and Wylie both went 2-1. Dallas Skyline has never particpated in an SQT but will bring a ton of talent like RB Josh Wilkins 612 yards 12 TDs rushing, RB Sammy Hill, WR Paul Dotson, LB Anthony Wallace, LB Michael Jones, LB Mike Moore and DB Franklin Shannon. Arlington Sequin will feature QB D.J. Griffin, RB DaRyan Witherspoon, WR Kenneth Davis, WR Martice Mcneil and DB Lloyd Fraction 45 tackles. Mesquite Horn will be led by QB Collin Strahan, WR JaCorey Shepherd 46-672 7 TDs Rec committed to Iowa, WR Jakeem Grant, LB Kyle Boyd and LB Lance Williams.

Mike Picks: Mesquite Horn

Pool B: Mesquite Poteet, Wylie East, Plano, Garland

Plano made the state tournament last year. Wylie East and Garland both went 0-3 in SQT play last week. Plano went 3-1 in the Frisco Liberty SQT last week before falling in the semifinals to Denton Guyer. In pool play they had a convincing 54-13 victory over Wylie East. Mesquite Poteet who will be led by QB Courtland Crumby will be playing in their first SQT this year. Plano will feature a good duo of QB Connor Michelsen and WR Murat Kuzu while Garland will feature RB Jordan Spencer 672 yards 5 TDs rushing and DB Oliver Houston.

Mike Picks: Plano

Pool C: Mesquite, Fort Worth Paschal, Lancaster, Cedar Hill

Cedar Hill made the state tournament last year and they are loaded again this year with QB Driphus Jackson 1506 yards 6 TDS passing, RB Johnathan Abercrombie, RB Ronnie Green, RB Cameron Porter, WR Tiquarrio Combs, WR Lovett Gibson, WR Brian Reed, DB Donovan Matthews, DB Demarcus Robinson, DB Trendall Stevenson and DB Denzell Henson. Lancaster will bring a good team led by WR Cedric Gilbert 23-288 3 TDs, ATH Tywon Dyer, LB Trey Brown, DB Cuiney Jones and DB Brandon Baker. Mesquite will feature RB Jaylon Terry. This will be the first SQT this year for all of these teams.

Mike Picks: Cedar Hill

Pool D: North Mesquite, West Mesquite, Duncanville, South Garland

South Garland made the state tournament last year. They went 2-1 in SQT play last week and will feature RB John Lacleur and LB Eric White. The other three teams will be playing in their first SQT this year. West Mesquite will rely on the duo of QB Trevone Boykin and DB Quarmaine Thomas. North Mesquite will bring a very talented team with RB Joe Bergeron 729 yards 5 TDs Texas Commitment, WR Chris Butler 17-273 2 TDs Rec., WR Dominic Gaines, WR Dezmin Lewis, LB Roderick Harris, LB Dezmond Scott, DB Jeremy Young, DB Jared Brackens 75 tackles 2 INTs and DB Travion Pointer. Duncanville will counter with QB Divan Ealy 355 yards rushing 1283 yards 14 TDS passing and WR Jalen Park.

Mike Picks: North Mesquite

Semifinals:
Mike Picks: Plano and Cedar Hill

Championship:
Mike Picks: Cedar Hill

What are your thoughts?