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San Antonio Wagner Thunderbirds (6-2, 3-0) @ Cibolo Steele Knights (8-0, 3-0)
District 25-5A Matchup

Both of these schools began varsity play in 2006. Their only meeting was last year where Steele won easily 34-0. The winner of this contest is in the playoffs and will be the district champion. Both of these teams are likely to get into the playoffs and both will probably go Division II.

Cibolo Steele 2011 Schedule
08/26/11 San Antonio Madison W 35-28
09/02/11 @ Round Rock W 30-0
09/09/11 Kerrville Tivy W 38-26
09/15/11 San Antonio Southwest W 49-24
09/23/11 @ Austin High W 54-7
10/07/11 Seguin * W 31-0
10/14/11 New Braunfels * W 35-16
10/21/11 @ Converse Judson  * W 34-20

San Antonio Wagner 2011 Schedule
08/27/11 @ San Antonio Reagan  W 37-31
09/02/11 Round Rock Stony Point W 21-13
09/09/11 San Antonio Johnson L 27-28
09/16/11 @ Smithson Valley L 17-28
09/23/11 @ San Antonio Southwest W 28-13
10/07/11 @ Converse Judson  * W 20-10
10/14/11 San Marcos  * W 48-17
10/21/11 @ New Braunfels  * W 24-10


District 25-5A Rec    Dist   PF    PA 
Schertz Cibolo Steele (8-0) (3-0) 306 121
San Antonio Wagner (6-2) (3-0) 223 149
Converse Judson (6-2) (1-2) 260 120
New Braunfels (4-4) (1-2) 172 168
Seguin (2-6) (1-2) 97 223
San Marcos (1-7) (0-3) 134 289


Mike Says:  This game features the best defenses in the district. Wagner really made people stand up and notice when they defeated Judson a few weeks ago. Steele has been featured twice in our games of the week and they have come out winners both times. The Knights quarterback Tommy Armstrong keeps things exciting on the offensives side with 857 passing yards, 700 rushing yards and 22 total touchdowns. Their defense features LB Devere Carrington (83 tackles), LB Ross Luensmann (80 tackles), DL Eric Maus (4.5 sacks 29 tackles) and DB Erik Huhn (6 INTs 38 tackles). This one is all Steele. The KNIGHTS win 34-10!!!

Chris Says: Okay, the only real question here is... do we call the Thunderbirds "San Antonio" Wagner or "Converse" Wagner?  I'm going to go with Converse just because it sounds cooler in my opinion.   A couple years back, nobody would have believe this was going to be a good matchup, but what a difference a couple years makes.  Converse Wagner is a much improved team and even though Steele is still sporting a perfect record, they have shown some signs of being human.  Are they human enough to lose to Wagner?  I'm not so sure.  While, I don't think this will be a blowout, I do think the Cibolo Steele KNIGHTS take it 24-17!!!

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