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2011 4A Port Neches-Groves Indians Preview – Texas High School Football

Team: Port Neches-Groves Indians

District: 20-4A

Coach: Brandon Faircloth (2 years) 19-6 at Port Neches-Groves; 19-6 all-time overall coaching record

Last Years Record: 8-5 overall 5-2 District

2010 Games:
vs Gregory-Portland (9-3) (L 29-30)
vs Crosby (5-7) (W 38-7)
at Texas City (5-5) (L 20-22)
vs *Livingston (7-4) (L 42-49)
at *Nederland (5-6) (L 32-39)
vs *Lumberton (5-5) (W 42-14)
at *Beaumont Ozen (2-8) (2OT) (W 49-42)
at *L.C.-Mauriceville (7-3) (W 39-34)
at *Vidor (2-8) (W 28-17)
vs *Beaumont Central (8-4) (W 49-19)

Playoffs: Division II Regionals
vs Barbers Hill (7-4) (W 21-13) Bi-District
vs Willis (8-4) (W 50-47) Area
vs Manvel (11-3) (L 46-56) Regionals

Returning Lettermen: 20

Returning Starters: Offense: 5 Defense: 5

Key Players:
* RB Chase Bertrand Honorable Mention All-State (TSWA) 1885 rushing yards 25 TDs
* WR Jayce Nelson 77-1140 receiving yards 12 TDs
* DB Chase Romero 60 tackles
* DL Jake Davis

LSG District Ranking: #1 (District 20-4A Champion)

LSG Region Ranking: #9

LSG State Ranking: #29

Notes:
The Indians should win their district again with their closest competitor being state ranked #56 Livingston. Their offense should be good to watch with RB Bertrand and WR Nelson returning. Another great rival game is their longtime meeting with Nederland.

History:
* 87 meetings vs Nederland
* All time record: 536-318-33 62.29% 887 games
* Playoff Appearances (27)
1933,1934,1938,1941,1946,1947,1952,1953,1954,1955,1961,1968,1974,1975,1976,1977,1989,1990,1992
1996,1998,1999,2003,2004,2007,2009,2010

Championship History: (6) 3-3
1953 3A - Port Neches 24, Big Spring 13
1954 3A - Breckenridge 20, Port Neches 7
1955 3A - Port Neches 20, Garland 14
1975 4A - Port Neches-Groves 20, Odessa Permian 10
1977 4A - Plano 13, Port Neches-Groves 10
1999 4A Division II - Stephenville 28, Port Neches-Groves 18

Last 5 year record: 35-21

Last 10 year record: 66-41

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By: Michael Wright
Lone Star Gridiron
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