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Centex Clash – Lake Travis vs Cibolo Steele

A Class 4A Division I, Region IV game being played this weekend looks like it could decide the regional championship - Austin Lake Travis vs Shertz Cibolo Steele, Friday night in San Marcos on the campus of Texas State University.

Austin Lake Travis, the defending 4A state champion comes in with an 11-0 record and the top quarterback prospect in the state (and many say the nation) Garrett Gilbert (41 TD passes).  In addition, the Cavaliers' defense has sacked opposing QBs an amazing 45 times, led by Harry Hatch with 8 of his own.  The stats are impressive across the board, but they really haven't been tested this season.  That will change with Friday's game against Cibolo Steele.

The Cibolo Steel Knights come into the game with just one blemish (10-1) a 37-27 loss against a very tough Kerrville Tivy squad.  They are led by the duo of QB Jacob Trevino (20 TD passes) and RB Malcolm Brown (10+ yards per carry), as well as several excellent receivers.  The Knights are a very strong and very fast team that can take advantage of weakness on either side of the ball.

So will Malcolm Brown run over the Lake Travis defense or will Garrett Gilbert knock down a Cibolo defense that has notched 17 interception and 19 sacks?  That will be determined Friday night at 7:30 in San Marcos.

by Chris Doelle

--------------Statistical Leaders-----------------
Austin Lake Travis Cavaliers
Offensive Leaders
Garrett Gilbert:  202 of 294 (68.7%), 3336 yards, 41 TDs, 2 INTs

Chris Aydam: 79-538 yards (6.81 YPC) 7 TDs
Andy Erickson:  51-417 yards (8.18 YPC) 3 TDs
Garrett Gilbert:  50-313 yards (6.26 YPC) 9 TDs

Cade McCrary: 61-1242 yards (20.4 YPC) 17 TDs
Austin Pollard:  32-586 yards (18.3 YPC) 7 TDs
Chris Aydam 31-397 yards (12.8 YPC) 5 TDs

Defensive Leaders

Quinton Crow:  36 solo, 101 assists - 137 total
Harry Hatch:  36 solo, 49 assists - 85 total
Ian Lazarus:  55 solo, 17 assists - 72 total
Michael Streuling:  39 solo, 31 assists - 70 total

Harry Hatch:  8
Todd Perry:  6
Quinton Crow:  5

Many:  2
Cibolo Steele Knights
Offensive Leaders
Jacob Trevino:  78 of 128 (60.9%), 1494 yards, 20 TDs, 2 INTs

Malcolm Brown: 133-1352 yards (10.17 YPC) 17 TDs
Cory Anderson:  66-326 yards (4.94 YPC) 1 TD

Sheldon McClain: 25-474 yards (18.9 YPC) 3 TDs
Anthony Foster:  19-344 yards (18.1 YPC) 8 TDs
Cameron Chandler:  8-290 yards (36.3 YPC) 5 TDs

Defensive Leaders
Hunter Flake:  35 solo, 77 assists - 112 total
Zach Dye:  27 solo, 57 assists - 84 total
Dedrin Jones:  13 solo, 43 assists - 56 total
Shane Huhn:  18 solo, 36 assists - 54total

JT Berish:  5
John Bailey:  5
Corey Hill:  4

Dedrin Jones: 4
Shane Huhn:  4

helmet graphics courtesy of Texas High School Helmet Project

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