2011 3A Coldspring-Oakhurst Trojans Preview – Texas High School Football

Team: Coldspring-Oakhurst Trojans

District: 22-3A

Coach: Bryan Barbay (4 years) 35-15 record at Coldspring-Oakhurst (#3 in all-time coaching wins at Coldspring-Oakhurst); 35-15 all-time overall coaching record

Coach Barbay was LSG's 3A Coach Of They Year

Last Years Record: 14-2 overall 6-0 District

2010 Games:
vs Kirbyville (12-1) (L 6-20)
at Madisonville (6-6) (W 26-0)
vs Crockett (10-2) (W 42-41)
at Orangefield (7-3) (W 53-6)
vs *Cleveland Tarkington (1-9) (W 54-0)
at *Shepherd (1-9) (W 56-8)
vs *Splendora (4-6) (W 53-10)
at *Cleveland (2-8) (W 48-8)
vs *Huffman Hargrave (9-3) (W 29-20)
at *Liberty (5-6) (W 56-7)

Playoffs: Division II Runner Ups
vs Bridge City (7-4) (W 44-13) Bi-District
vs Columbus (8-4) (W 53-3) Area
vs Kirbyville (12-1) (W 27-20) Regionals
vs Athens (11-3) (W 44-14) Quarterfinals
vs Wimberley (14-1) (W 26-14) Semifinals
vs Carthage (14-2) (L 22-47) Championship

Returning Lettermen: 13

Returning Starters: Offense: 4 Defense: 5

Key Players:
* RB Sherman Gilbert TOP 25 RB & 2nd Team All-State (TSWA) 2003 rushing yards 25 TDs
* LB Kedrick Harrison Honorable Mention All-State (AP & TSWA)
* DL Chance Andries 1st Team All-District
* DB Jerrell Sykes 9 INTs
* DB Colton Monroe 139 tackles
* LB JR Tre Cooper

LSG District Ranking: #1 (District 22-3A Champions)

LSG Region Ranking: #2 (Only behind state ranked #1 Tyler Chapel Hill)

LSG State Ranking: #7

Notes:
The Trojans are on another collision course with Wimberley in the Semifinals. They will be very strong once again this year with superstar RB Gilbert returning and a good defense led by DB's Sykes and Monroe. An early matchup with Kirbyville will show how ready the Trojans are for elite in 3A.

History:
* 3 year winning streak
* 2010 was best season since 1992 (19 years....ties for best in school history)
* all time record: 324-232-11 58.11% 567 games
* Bryan Barbay is son of 300-game winner Curtis Barbay of Newton
* Anahuac coach Darrell Barbay is Bryan Barbays brother
* All-Time Playoff Record : 23-16
* 7-2 playoff record over last 2 seasons
* Playoff History: (17) 1964,1966,1974,1975,1990,1992,1993,1994,1995,1996,1998,2001,2002,2006,2007,2009,2010

Bi-District — 1974, 1975, 1994, 1995, 1998, 2001, 2006, 2007
Area — 1990, 2002
Regionals — 1964, 1966, 1993, 2009
Semifinals — 1996
State Runner Up — 1992, 2010

Championship History: (2) 0-2
1992 3A - Southlake Carroll 48, Coldspring-Oakhurst 0
2010 3A Division II – Carthage 47, Coldspring-Oakhurst 22

Last 5 year record: 43-18

Last 10 year record: 63-50

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By: Michael Wright
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