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2010 LSG Preview — The Woodlands Highlanders

Team: The Woodlands Highlanders

District: 14-5A

Head Coach: Mark Schmid (6 years) 44-24 at The Woodlands (#2 in The Woodlands History) 44-24 Overall

Last Years Record: 11-1 overall 5-0 Distirct

2009 Games:
at Cypress-Fairbanks (0-10) (W 42-6)
at Katy (14-2) (W 31-27)
at Clear Lake (3-7) (W 35-27)
vs Humble Kingwood (6-6) (W 48-7)
at Port Arthur Memorial (6-5) (W 24-7)
vs *T.W. College Park (4-6) (W 14-0)
vs *Conroe Oak Ridge (5-6) (W 38-21)
at *Conroe (5-6) (W 55-21)
at *Lufkin (8-3) (W 31-21)
vs *New Caney (2-8) (W 45-8)

Playoffs: Division I Area
vs Klein Forest (7-4) (OT) (W 32-31) Bi-District
vs R.R. Stony Point (13-2) (L 24-38) Area

2010 Schedule
26-Aug vs. Monterrey Tech Mexico 7:00
3-Sep vs. Fort Bend Hightower 7:30
10-Sep @ Strake Jesuit 7:30
17-Sep @ Tyler Lee 7:30
25-Sep @ Humble Atascocita 6:00*
8-Oct vs. Lufkin 7:30*
14-Oct @ Conroe Oak Ridge 7:00*
22-Oct vs. Humble Kingwood 7:30*
29-Oct @ The Woodlands College Park 7:30*
5-Nov vs. Conroe 7:30*

Returning Lettermen: 26

Returning Starters: Offense: 4 Defense: 5

Key Players:
QB Joseph Schneider
RB Daniel Lasco 1657 yards 17 TDs TOP 30 RB
OL Colin Burton
OL Riley Donovan
DL Michael Cooper TOP 25 DL
DL Brian Nordstrom
DL JR Mitchell Meyers
DL Pedro Dela Garza
K Ben Pruitt 44 XP's 14 FG's

Notes:
The Woodlands will battle Lufkin again for the district title and get another winning seasons for the 12th time in the last 13 years. Look for RB Lasco to have a great season (2000+ yards). The Highlanders play a great pre-district schedule with Monterey Tech Mexico, Fort Bend Hightower and Tyler Lee on the list. Expect them to go 7-3 or 8-2 and make a trip to at least the Regionals. It will be a tough road in the playoffs with a first round matchup probably against one of the Klein schools and then Austin Westlake or Round Rock Stony Point waiting a few rounds later.

History:
Only 1 losing season (3-8 in 2007) in last 12 years
Winning seasons 25 of last 30 years
15 consecutive playoff appearances
2-3 vs. Katy since 2006
Went 16-17 the first 3 years after The Woodlands College Park opened
All time record: 239-117-7 66.80% 363 games
all-time playoff appearances: (23) 1981,1982,1984,1985,1986,1990,1991,1993,1995,1996,1997,1998,1999,2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009

Championship History:
The Woodlands (1) 0-1
2003 5A Division I - Galena Park North Shore 23, The Woodlands 7

Last 5 year record: 36-20

Last 10 year record: 85-37

By: Michael Wright & Chris Doelle
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