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2012 LSG Team Preview — Sundown Roughnecks

2012 LSG Texas High School Football Team Preview — Sundown Roughnecks

Team: Sundown Roughnecks (2-1A Division I)

First Varsity Season: 1941

Stadium: Slaughter Field (Capacity: 3000)

Enrollment: 166 -- 4th largest in the district out of 5 schools

2012 Schedule:
@ McCamey
@ Abernathy
Farwell **
@ Forsan
Tahoka **
@ Hale Center **
Lockney **
@ New Deal **

Coach: Jerry Palmore (2 years) 18-5-0 at Sunray; 18-5-0 all-time coaching record

Returning Lettermen: 18

Returning Starters: Offense: 7 Defense: 6

Key Players:
* WR Kyler Marshall 1st Team All-District
* OL/DL Troy Holdman 2nd Team All-State OL (AP), HM All-State OL (TSWA) & 1st Team All-District DL
* OL Devin Elmore 1st Team All-District
* OL JR Riley Thompson 1st Team All-District
* OL Bryce McHam 1st Team All-District
* DB JR Chad Hodge 2nd Team All-State (AP & TSWA) 7 INTs
* DB JR Kyler Rabel 1st Team All-District
* WR/DB JR Maurice Sanchez 1st Team All-District DB

* Have had 9+ win seasons 5 of the last 7 years

  • Mike Says: The Roughnecks surprised some people last year going 11-1 and making it to the Regionals. They return 13 starters from that team and this time they will not surprise anyone. The offensive and defensive lines will be solid led by Troy Holdman. Look for them to have another 9+ win season and go 8-2 or 9-1 in the regular season and then 1 or 2 rounds into the playoffs.
  • Chris Says: Sundown doesn't bring back a ton of players, but the ones that do return are experienced.  For that reason, they will be solid again this season.  The Roughnecks will roll again this season and should be around three rounds into the playoffs.

Last Years Record: 11-1 overall 4-0 District

2011 Games:
vs Post (2-8) (W 50-8)
at Seagraves (3-7) (W 35-8)
vs Abernathy (10-2) (W 14-7)
at Morton (7-4) (W 63-12)
at Bovina (5-8) (W 42-14)
vs Plains (3-7) (W 62-10)
at New Deal (7-4)* (W 40-14)
vs Tahoka (4-6)* (W 28-27)
at Olton (7-4)* (W 21-0)
vs Hale Center (2-8)* (W 75-20)

Playoffs: Division I Regionals
Bye Bi-District
vs Quanah (8-4) (at Plainview) (W 55-12) Area
vs Seymour (10-4) (at Abilene Wylie) (L 20-24) Regionals

* Ranks #5 in Class 1A All-Time Winning %
* 8-2 since 2002 vs. Plains
* All-Time Record 459-255-12 64.05% 726 games
* Playoff History (25) 1953,1954,1955,1956,1957,1959,1964,1965,1966,1969,1970,1974,1976,1984,1995,1998,1999

Championship History: (1) 0-1
1959 1A - Katy 16, Sundown 6

Last 5 year record: 48-13

Last 10 year record: 84-30

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