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2012 LSG Team Preview — Pettus Eagles

2012 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Pettus Eagles

Team: Pettus Eagles (14-1A Division II)

1st varsity season: 1935

Enrollment: 141 -- 3rd largest in the district out of 5 schools

2012 Schedule:
@ Shiner St. Paul
Kenedy
vs. Sabinal at Floresville
@ Ben Bolt
Yorktown
@ Agua Dulce
Falls City **
@ Woodsboro **
Louise **
@ Runge **

Coach: Dan Garza (1st Year); 11-10 All-Time Coaching Record

Steve Marbach Leaves After 8 years for Falls City

Returning Lettermen: 12

Returning Starters: Offense: 4 Defense: 6

Key Players:
* WR Casey Jones HM All-State (TSWA) & 1st Team All-District DB 46 catches 1,001 yards 13 TDs receiving
* QB SOPH Matt Gonzales
* DB Dylan Lopez 84 tackles
* OL/LB Richard Gomez 80 tackles
* RB/LB Josh Herrera
* DL Stayton Linderman

Notes:
* Have had back to back 9-3 seasons

  • Mike Says: The Eagles are set to have a good season. They have a pretty good shot at getting that 3rd consecutive 9 win season. Look for them to go 8-2 or 9-1 in the regular season and finish 2nd in the district behind Falls City. Their Bi-District match-ups are tough though. 13-1A has 3 TOP 20 teams (Milano, Burton and Granger). Any of those games will be a rough first round opponent. Be on the look out for WR Casey Jones in our records section as it gets near the end of the season.
  • Chris Says: Pettus will again have a nice record and if they don't start the season with a loss to Shiner St. Paul this time around, should be without a loss come district.  Falls City will provide the biggest test in district but last season's loss was close and could go the other way.  If Matt Gonzales can get the ball in the hands of All-stater, Casey Jones, the Eagles can light things up on offense.

Last Years Record: 9-3 overall 5-1 District

2011 Games:
vs Shiner St. Paul (9-3) (L 24-28)
vs Kenedy (6-5) (W 20-15)
at Cotulla (3-7) (W 28-27)
vs Santa Gertrudis Academy (3-7) (W 41-27)
vs Bruni (7-5)* (W 45-14)
at Falls City (10-3)* (L 33-39)
vs Woodsboro (2-8)* (W 28-0)
at Runge (2-8)* (W 52-7)
vs Benavides (3-7)* (W 56-6)
at Agua Dulce (1-9)* (W 49-25)

Playoffs: Division II Area
vs Sabinal (7-4) (at Somerset) (W 34-6) Bi-District
vs Granger (10-2) (at Fischer) (L 27-31) Area

History:
* Playoff Years: (8) 1951,1952,1953,1987,2002,2006,2010,2011

Championship History: No Championship Games

Last 5 year record: 33-20

Last 10 year record: 63-42

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