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2011 4A Bastrop Bears Preview – Texas High School Football

Team: Bastrop Bears

District: 16-4A

Coach: Gerald Perry (3 years) 20-14 at Bastrop; 20-14 all-time overall coaching record

Last Years Record: 10-4 overall 4-2 District

2010 Games:
at R.R. McNeil (1-9) (L 20-22)
vs Seguin (2-8) (W 51-21)
vs Austin Akins (0-10) (W 63-7)
at San Marcos (0-10) (W 43-36)
vs *Bryan Rudder (7-3) (L 21-27)
at *Manor (4-6) (W 59-42)
vs *Pflugv. Hendrickson (5-6) (W 35-21)
at *Pflugerville Connally (10-2) (W 42-27)
vs *Elgin (2-8) (W 42-0)
at *Hutto (9-2) (L 7-36)

Playoffs: Division II Quarterfinals
vs Corsicana (7-4) (W 55-34) Bi-District
vs Sulphur Springs (9-3) (W 58-44) Area
vs Frisco Liberty (12-1) (W 38-24) Regionals
vs Mesquite Poteet (12-3) (L 35-42) Quarterfinals

Returning Lettermen: 24

Returning Starters: Offense: 4 Defense: 5

Key Players:
* WR Mason Foytik 55-799 receiving yards
* RB/LB JR Paul Whitmill 95 tackles
* RB Trae Bunton 824 rushing yards 11 total TDs
* LB Trey Eskew 152 tackles
* QB/DB JR Luke Griego
* QB Alec Kana
* DL John Thorne

LSG District Ranking: #3 (behind state ranked #28 Hutto and #45 Pflugerville Connally)

LSG Region Ranking: #15

LSG State Ranking: #52

Notes:
It will be hard for the Bears to repeat last years trip to the quarterfinals. Their offense may not be able to put up the kind of points that they did last year. They will need great years from their defense led by LB's Whitmill and Eskew.

History:
* Last 2 seasons 18-6 after going 6-24 in previous 3 seaons
* Playoff History: (28) 1931,1940,1942,1943,1944,1950,1952,1953,1954,1956,1957,1963,1966,1973,1977,1988,1989,1990,1993
1995,1996,1997,2001,2002,2003,2005,2009,2010

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 24-30

Last 10 year record: 59-54

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By: Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
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