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2010 LSG Preview — Port Lavaca Calhoun Sandcrabs

Team: Port Lavaca Calhoun Sandcrabs

District: 30-4A

Coach: Richard Whitaker (5 Years) 39-20 at Port Lavaca Calhoun (#3 in all-time coaching wins at Port Lavaca Calhoun; 71-49-0 overall record

Last Years Record: 10-4 overall 5-1 District

2009 Games:
at Mercedes (8-4) (W 28-17)
at Freeport Brazosport (3-6) (L 7-28)
vs Floresville (2-8) (W 41-0)
at Houston Sharpstown (6-5) (L 28-31)
at *Rockport-Fulton (6-5) (W 33-0)
vs *Corpus Christi Moody (4-6) (W 52-6)
at *Corpus Christi Ray (4-7) (W 42-28)
vs *Gregory-Portland (10-3) (W 21-20)
at *Beeville Jones (3-7) (L 21-35)
vs *Corpus Christi Miller (1-9) (W 73-7)

Playoffs: Division II Quarterfinals
vs Uvalde (7-3) (W 38-3) Bi-District
vs Mercedes (8-4) (W 47-39) Area
vs Austin McCallum (9-3) (W 35-28) Regionals
vs Kerrville Tivy (9-5) (L 31-38) Quarterfinals

2010 Schedule
27-Aug @ CALN vs. Corpus Christi Flour Bluff 7:30
3-Sep vs. Corpus Christi Ray 7:30
10-Sep @ Corpus Christi Tuloso-Midway 7:30
17-Sep vs. Cuero 7:30
24-Sep @ Rockport-Fulton 7:30
8-Oct @ Victoria East 7:30*
15-Oct @ Gregory-Portland 7:30*
22-Oct vs. Victoria West 7:30*
29-Oct @ Beeville Jones 7:30*
5-Nov vs. Floresville 7:30*

Returning Lettermen: 16

Returning Starters: Offense: 3 Defense: 5

Key Players:
QB JR Joseph Bargas
RB JR Jeremy Loya 900 yards 10 TDs
RB Josh Leal
RB JR Lupe Rivera
OL Ben Bomer
OL SOPH Jimmy Perez
DL JR Nick McCrory 96 tackles
LB JR Alex Trevino 141 tackles District MVP
K Noble Mu 53 XP's

Notes:
The Sandcrabs have turned things around under head coach Whitaker and no one wants to play them anymore at their homecoming game. They will once again be powered by a strong running game but they lost a lot to graduation and will have to rely on a lot of junior players in 2010. With only 8 total returning starters the Sandcrabs may not be able to match their Quarterfinal showing that they had in 2009. Expect a 7-3 or 8-2 regular season and a trip to the Area or Regionals playoffs. An early Area playoff matchup could be against Corpus Christi Calallen which would have all of South Texas
watching that one.

History:
2009's 10 wins was the most in school history since 1960
4 consecutive playoff appearances after going 45 years between postseason appearances
Went past the 2nd round in 2008 for the first time since 1960.
Playoff Appearances (13) 1937,1940,1944,1945,1947,1948,1949,1960,1961,2006,2007,2008,2009

Championship History: (1) 0-1
1960 3A - Brownwood 26, Port Lavaca 6

Last 5 year record: 39-20

Last 10 year record: 49-60

By: Michael Wright & Chris Doelle
Lone Star Gridiron
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