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2010 LSG Preview — Goldthwaite Eagles

Team: Goldthwaite Eagles

District: 13-1A Division I

Coach: Gary Proffitt (24 years) 218-75-3 at Goldthwaite (#1 all time wins in Goldthwaite history); 218-75-3 overall (#45 on the all-time coaching wins list)

Last Years Record: 15-0 overall 4-0 Distirct

2009 Games:
vs Collinsville (7-6) (W 34-0)
at Hamilton (3-7) (W 41-0)
vs San Saba (9-3) (W 27-7)
at Mason (9-3) (W 13-6)
vs Merkel (5-7) (W 41-0)
at Mart (9-5) (W 21-17)
at *Chilton (8-3) (W 38-30)
vs *Valley Mills (2-8) (W 40-0)
at *Bosqueville (6-5) (W 37-22)
vs *Meridian (3-7) (W 35-0)

Playoffs: Division I Champions
vs Thorndale (8-3) (W 34-21) Bi-district
vs Shiner (9-2) (W 23-0) Regionals
vs Junction (8-5) (W 40-0) Quarterfinals
vs Joaquin (11-3) (W 34-0) Semifinals
vs Canadian (12-2) (W 29-25) Championship

2010 Schedule
27-Aug @ Thrall 7:30
3-Sep @ San Saba 7:30
10-Sep @ ALVA Callisburg 7:30
17-Sep vs. Grape Creek 7:30
24-Sep vs. Mart 7:30
1-Oct vs. Marion 7:30
8-Oct @ Reagan County 7:30*
22-Oct vs. Winters 7:30*
29-Oct @ Mason 7:30*
5-Nov vs. Eldorado 7:30

Returning Lettermen: 15

Returning Starters: Offense: 7 Defense: 8

Key Players:
QB JR Tyler Horton 584 yards 19 TDs rushing 1007 yards 11 TDs passing
RB Jonathon Williams 1177 yards 17 TDs rushing, 364 yards 5 TDs receiving
RB James Hardin 814 yards 18 TDs rushing
DL Dylan Parrish 134 tackles
DL Casan Smith 91 tackles 5 sacks
LB JR Colton Mitchell 126 tackles

Notes:
The Eagles are the reigning Class 1A Division I Champions and they look to be the team to beat in 2010 if you want to win a championship. The offensive backfield of Horton, Williams and Hardin is a dangerous trio. The defense is also very solid with 8 returning starters led by talented defensive line and LB Mitchell. The Eagles regular season matchup vs. Mart could be a preview of the Division I state championship game come December.

History:
6 consecutive winning seasons
6 consecutive 9+ win seasons
All-Time Playoff Record : 47-23
8-3 in last 11 playoff games
Bi-District — 1963, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1989, 1999, 2005
Area — 1997, 2000
Regionals — 1964, 1990, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008
Quarterfinals — 1986, 1995
Semifinals — 1998
Runner Up — 1992
State Champions — 1985, 1993, 1994, 2009

Playoff Appearances (27)
1963,1964,1965,1967,1968,1970,1982,1983,1985,1986,1987,1989,1990,1992,1993,1994,1995,1997,1998,1999,2000,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009

Championship History: (5) 4-1
1985 1A - Goldthwaite 24, Runge 7
1992 2A - Schulenburg 35, Goldthwaite 20
1993 2A - Goldthwaite 21, Omaha Paul Pewitt 8
1994 2A - Goldthwaite 20, Schulenburg 16
2009 1A Division I -- Goldthwaite 29, Canadian 25

Last 5 year record: 55-7

Last 10 year record: 79-38

By: Michael Wright & Chris Doelle
Lone Star Gridiron
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