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2012 LSG Team Preview — Sunray Bobcats

2012 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Sunray Bobcats

Team: Sunray Bobcats (1-1A Division I)

Stadium: Bobcat Stadium (Capacity: 1500)

Enrollment: 155 -- 5th largest in the district out of 6 schools

2012 Schedule:
Amarillo Boys Ranch
@ Sanford-Fritch
@ Gruver
Spearman
@ Vega
Memphis **
@ Stratford **
Stinnett West Texas **
@ Clarendon **
Panhandle **

Coach: James McAlister (3 years) 24-9-0 record at Sunray; 24-9-0 all-time coaching record

Returning Lettermen: 13

Returning Starters: Offense: 4 Defense: 4

Key Players:
* WR/DB Omero Bonilla 1st Team All-District 348 yards receiving
* LB Christian Axelsen 1st Team All-District 120 tackles
* RB SOPH Mario Lechuga
* FB Alexis Mendoza

Notes:
* Got back on track last year after breaking a 9 year winning streak in 2010

  • Mike Says: The Bobcats went undefeated last year in the regular season but the overall record of those 9 Texas teams was 44-52. This year they have a much tougher district. Only 4 starters will return. LB Axelsen will be a force on defense. Expect the Bobcats to go either 5-5 or 6-4 in the regular season and compete for that 3rd playoff spot.
  • Chris Says: One of the things you can count on in the Texas Panhandle is that the Sunray Bobcats are going to field a good team year in and year out. That said, I don't expect them to breeze through the regular season undefeated this time around.  Sunray will likely take home 6 or 7 wins and go a round or two deep in the playoffs.

Last Years Record: 10-1 overall 4-0 District

2011 Games:
vs Floydada (4-6) (at Bivins Stadium) (W 62-40)
vs Sanford-Fritch (6-6) (W 47-24)
at Texhoma, OK (W 41-6)
vs Hale Center (2-8) (at Bushland) (W 50-0)
vs Vega (3-8) (W 53-19)
at Clarendon (5-6) (W 20-13)
vs Canadian (8-4)* (OT) (W 20-14)
at Stinnett West Texas (7-4)* (W 27-13)
vs Stratford (4-5)* (W 26-12)
at Boys Ranch (5-5)* (W 40-12)

Playoffs: Division I Area
BYE Bi-District
vs Seymour (10-4) (at Wolfforth) (L 18-35) Area

History:
* 12 CONSECUTIVE NON-LOSING SEASONS
* All-Time Record 287-246-11 53.77% 544 games
* Playoff History (16) 1962,1977,1986,1989,1995,1998,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2011

Championship History: No championship Games

Last 5 year record: 41-17

Last 10 year record: 89-32

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