Lone Star Gridiron

7-on-7 Division II Pools M-P Preview and Picks

Pool M: Waco Reicher, Wills Point, Bellville, Gilmer

Bellville
Wimberly SQT
1st appearance
2010
SQT Record: 1-3
Key Games: L Bandera 8-32, L Wimberley 14-35, L Marion 14-35

Gilmer
Diboll SQT
1st appearance
2010
SQT Record: 4-0
Key Players:
RB Gus Johnson TOP 30 RB

Waco Reicher
At Large
2nd overall appearance
2008, 2010
SQT Record: 2-4
Key Games: L Gatesville 12-14, L Lorena 20-34, L Prosper, L Brownwood

Wills Point
Tyler Junior College SQT
2nd overall appearance
2nd consecutive appearance
2009 Semifinals
2009, 2010
SQT Record: 2-1
Key Games: W lovejoy 26-25, L Godley 26-40
Key Players:
QB Trent Jurica 2098 yards

Mikes Rankings: Gilmer, Wills Point, Waco Reicher, Bellville
Chris Rankings: Gilmer, Wills Point, Waco Reicher, Bellville

Pool N: Grandview, Wimberly, Industrial, Abilene Wylie

Abilene Wylie
Abilene Wylie SQT
2nd overall appearance
2nd consecutive appearance
2009, 2010
SQT Record: 3-2
Key Games: L Snyder 7-32, W Ballinger 41-32, L Brownwood 31-53
Key Players:
RB/LB Joseph Nasser 434 yards 84 tackles

Grandview
Runner Up at the Glen Rose SQT
1st appearance
2010
Key Players:
RB Daniel Spencer 530 yards 10 TDs rushing 31-431 3 TDs REc. 61 tackles 4 INTs

Industrial
Winner of the Palacios SQT
1st appearance
2010
SQT Record: 4-1
Key Games: L Edna 19-28, W Yoakum 6-0, W Van Vleck 26-18, W Palacios 20-12, W Marion 20-19

Wimberly
Wimberly SQT
2nd overall appearance
2nd consecutive appearance
2009, 2010
SQT Record: 3-2
Key Games: L Brownwood 22-38, L Marion 21-38, W Bandera 40-25, W Bellville 35-14
Key Players:
RB JR Dennis Smith 1587 yards
UTIL Brennen Blakemore

Mikes Rankings: Abilene Wylie, Wimberly, Industrial, Grandview
Chris Rankings: Wimberley, Abilene Wylie, Industrial, Grandview

Pool O: Comanche, Canyon Lake, Van Vleck, Carthage

Canyon Lake
Round Rock Westwood SQT
1st appearance
2010

Carthage
Diboll SQT
4th overall appearance
4th consecutive appearance
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Key Players:
QB Anthony Morgan 2931 yards 41 TDs
WR Jalen Claiborne HM All-State 1066 yards
LB Kendall Thompson 144 tackles 15 TFL 6 sacks 3 INTs committed to Texas HM All-State TOP 20 LB
DB JR Edward Pope 6 INTs

Comanche
Tarleton State SQT
1st appearance
2010
SQT Record: 1-0
Key Games: W Goldthwaite

Van Vleck
Hitchcock SQT
1st appearance
2010
SQT Record: 2-4
Key Games: W Edna 25-13, L Yoakum 14-28, L Edna 35-40, L Vanderbilt Industrial 18-26
Key Players:
DB Denzel Ross

Mikes Rankings: Carthage, Van Vleck, Comanche, Canyon Lake
Chris Rankings: Carthage, Canyon Lake, Van Vleck, Comanche

Pool P: Navasota, Bandera, West Orange-Stark, Godley

Bandera
Hondo SQT
6th overall appearance
6th consecutive appearance
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Played Division I in 2005 and 2006
SQT Record: 4-3
Key Games: W Bellville 32-8, L Wimberley 25-40, L Marion 24-33, W Yoakum 33-21, L Somerset 13-26

Godley
Arlington Bowie SQT
1st appearance
2010
SQT Record: 3-1
Key Games: L Lovejoy 19-20, W Wills Point 40-26
Key Players:
RB Landry Martinez 1916 yards

Navasota
Navasota SQT
4th overall appearance
4th consecutive appearance
2007 Quarterfinals
2008 Runner Up
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
WR Tevin Creeks
WR Alfon Taylor
LB Kesnick Jones 138 tackles (59 solo), 21 TFL, 2 fumbles caused, 4 pass breakups 1st Team All-State

West Orange-Stark
Runner Up at Anahuac SQT
7th overall appearance
2007 Quarterfinals
1998, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010
Played Division I in 1998, 1999, 2002, 2004 and 2006
SQT Record: 3-1
Key Games: L Newton 20-27
Key Players:
QB Reggie Garrett 402 yards 13 TDs rushing 1264 yards 11 TDs passing
WR Mark Roberts 32-671 4 TDs
DB JR Justin Thomas

Mikes Rankings: West Orange-Stark, Godley, Navasota, Bandera
Chris Rankings: West Orange-Stark, Navasota, Godley, Bandera

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