Lone Star Gridiron

7-on-7 Division I Pools A-D Preview and Picks

Pool A: Spring DeKaney, Little Cypress-Mauriceville, Southlake Carroll, West Mesquite

Little Cypress-Mauriceville
Texas City SQT
1st appearance
2010
SQT Record: 3-1
Key Games: L Pearland Dawson 13-19
Key Players:
WR Zack Sonnier 1200 yards

Southlake Carroll
Southlake Carroll SQT
11th overall appearance
2nd consecutive appearance
1998 Champion
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010
SQT Record: 7-3
Key Games: L Abilene 28-42, W Mansfield Legacy 25-18
Key Players:
QB Daxx Garman transfer from Oklahoma Arizona commit 74% completion 2311 yards 24 TDs in only 8 Key Games in 2009 TOP 20 QB

Spring Dekaney
The Woodlands SQT
1st appearance
2010
SQT Record: 3-1
Key Games: W Cinco Ranch, L Cypress Falls
Key Players:
RB JR Trey Williams 1927 yards 20 TDs rushing
RB JR Cliff Butler
DB JR Jarrett Irving

West Mesquite
Mesquite SQT
2nd overall appearance
2006, 2010
SQT Record: 3-1
Key Players:
QB Trevone Boykin 1600 yards passing 1224 yards rushing 34 Total TDs
DB Quarmaine Thomas

Mikes Rankings: Southlake Carroll, West Mesquite, Spring Dekaney, Little Cypress-Mauriceville
Chris Rankings: Southlake Carroll, West Mesquite, Spring Dekaney, Little Cypress-Mauriceville
Jays Rankings: West Mesquite, Southlake Carroll, Spring Dekaney, Little Cypress-Mauriceville

Pool B: Katy Cinco Ranch, Saginaw Boswell, Coppell, Round Rock McNeil

Coppell
Frisco Liberty SQT
5th overall appearance
4th consecutive appearance
2007 Quarterfinals
2009 Semifinals
1998, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
SQT Record: 6-3
Key Games: W Lewisville Hebron, L Mansfield Legacy 25-39, L Grand Prairie 26-34
Key Players:
QB Joe Minden
RB Cam McDaniel 1210 20 TDs rushing 595 7 TD receiving TOP 30 RB
LB Brandon Mullins 105 tackles 25 TFL 12 sacks
DB Bennet Okatcha

Katy Cinco Ranch
Winner of the Cougar 7-on-7 @ Cinco Ranch SQT
8th overall appearance
2002 Champion
2006 Quarterfinals
2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
SQT Record: 12-8
Key Games: W Cy Fair 38-32, L Pearland 18-31, L FB Bush 18-27, L Spring DeKaney, L Hou Chavez 34-35, W Hou Stratford 28-20
Key Players:
RB K.C. Nlemchi 2388 yards 28 TDs rushing 315 yards 4 TDs receiving commmitted to SMU 1st Team All-State TOP 30 RB
RB SOPH Jamel James
WR Bobby Waid

Round Rock McNeil
Hays County Passing Tournament
2nd overall appearance
2007, 2010
Key Players:
RB Shai Simmons
WR Cooper Lewis
TE Tracy Mitchell
ATH Joshua Williams
LB Matt Mainiero

Saginaw Boswell
Abilene SQT
2nd overall appearance
2006, 2010
SQT Record: 5-2

Mikes Rankings: Coppell, Katy Cinco Ranch, Round Rock McNeil, Saginaw Boswell
Chris Rankings: Katy Cinco Ranch, Coppell, Round Rock McNeil, Saginaw Boswell
Jays Rankings: Katy Cinco Ranch, Coppell, Saginaw Boswell, Round Rock McNeil

Pool C: Lufkin, Belton, DeSoto, PSJA Memorial

Belton
Winner of the Belton SQT
3rd overall appearance
2000, 2008, 2010
SQT Record: 5-0
Key Games: W Stephenville 34-19, W Copperas Cove 33-20
Key Players:
QB David Ash 1973 yrds 22 TDs Committed to Texas HM All-State P TOP 20 QB
RB Donovan Williams
WR Adrian Henderson
LB Tyler Vail HM All-State
DB Darrius White

Desoto
Denton SQT
2nd overall appearance
2nd consecutive appearance
2009 Semifinals
2009, 2010
SQT Record: 2-0
Key Games: W Lewisville Hebron 54-33
Key Players:
QB Ryan Polite 4056 yards 39 TDs passing HM All-State All-State TOP 20 QB
RB Antoine Jimmerson 291 yards rushing
RB JR Devin Rushing
WR David Porter 63-1143 9 TDs Rec. TOP 20 WR
WR Cameron White 53-729 10 TDs Committed to TCU TOP 20 WR
WR Samuel Ajala 393 yards 4 TDs Rec.
WR Austin Vincent
LB JR Alex Lyons

Lufkin
Lufkin SQT
11th overall appearance
11th consecutive appearance
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
SQT Record: 3-0
Key Players:
QB DeAuntre Smiley 796 yards 13 TDS rushing 1409 16 TDs passing TOP 20 QB
LB JR Tommie Mark
DL Darrell Kelly-Thomas TOP 25 DL
DB Travoskey Garrett TOP 20 DB

PSJA Memorial
Mission Sharyland SQT
1st overall appearance
2010

Mikes Rankings: Desoto, Belton, Lufkin, PSJA Memorial
Chris Rankings: Desoto, Belton, Lufkin, PSJA Memorial
Jays Rankings: Desoto, Belton, Lufkin, PSJA Memorial

Pool D: Klein Collins, Grand Prairie, Beaumont West Brook, Wylie

Beaumont Westbrook
Lufkin SQT
5th overall appearance
4th consecutive appearance
2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
SQT Record: 5-0
Key Games: W Houston Stratford 26-18
Key Players:
QB Bruce Reyes 2672 yards
WR Reggie Begelton 31-512 2 TDs
LB Collin Garrett 184 tackles 5 sacks 2 INTs 2nd Team All-State
DB Evyn Lacy

Grand Prairie
Runner Up at the Lewisville SQT
2nd overall appearance
2000, 2010
SQT Record: 6-5
Key Games: L Georgetown 34-39, L Lake Travis 32-43, L Copperas Cove 27-45, W Georgetown 33-21, W Lewisville, L Richland 6-34, W Coppell 35-26
10 years since last state appearance

Klein Collins
Runner Up at Texans Sunday SQT
3rd overall appearance
2nd consecutive appearance
2004, 2009, 2010
SQT Record: 5-4
Key Games: W Cypress Creek 42-25, W Houston Stratford 28-13, L San Antonio Alamo Heights 15-25
Key Players:
RB SOPH Marcus Goodson
RB JR Shane Rhodes
LB David Santos TOP 20 LB
DB Charles Jackson TOP 20 DB
DB JR Ryan Santos

Wylie
SMU SQT
2005 Quarterfinals
8th overall appearance
3rd consecutive appearance
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010
SQT Record: 6-4
Key Games: L Richland 34-37, L Dallas Skyline 20-34, L Plano 26-31

Mikes Rankings: Beaumont Westbrook, Klein Collins, Grand Prairie, Wylie
Chris Rankings: Beaumont Westbrook, Klein Collins, Wylie, Grand Prairie
Jays Rankings: Beaumont Westbrook, Klein Collins, Wylie, Grand Prairie

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