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2013 LSG Team Preview — Port Lavaca Calhoun Sandcrabs

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Team: Port Lavaca Calhoun Sandcrabs (30-4A)

Colors: Black/Gold

Enrollment: 1,125.5 -- 5th largest in the district out of 7 schools

2013 Schedule:
at Corpus Christi Carroll
vs La Vernia
at Somerset
at CC Calallen
vs CC Tuloso-Midway
at Gregory-Portland
vs Victoria West
at Beeville Jones
vs Victoria East

Coach: Richard Whitaker (8 Years) 70-26 (#1 in all-time coaching wins at Port Lavaca Calhoun; 102-55-0 all-time coaching record

Returning Lettermen: 17

Returning Starters: Offense: 5 Defense: 2

Key Players:
* QB Hunter Boerm DIST MVP TOP 30 QB 1,734 yards 25 TDS rushing TOP 30 QB
* RB/DB Cory Williams TOP 50 DB Dist Most Valuable Offensive Back 1,118 yards rushing 16 TDs
* OL Brian Tschatschula 1st Team All-District
* DB JR Taylor Lee 1st Team All-District 88 tackles
* RB Brandon Smithwick 2nd Team All-District
* DB Mauro Garcia 2nd Team All-District
* K Juan Escamilla 2nd Team All-District
* OL SOPH Jorge Rios

* 7 year winning streak (all 9+ wins)
* LSG Pre-Season Ranking #12

  • Mike Says: The Sandcrabs are looking to make the playoffs for their 8th consecutive season. This coming after their 2006 season where they made the playoffs for the first time since 1961. Coach Whitaker is worth every dime they are paying him in Port Lavaca. This years team will have some rebuilding to do but their backfield will be in high gear with QB Boerm, RB Williams and RB Smithwick. Look for them to go 9-1 or 10-0 in the regular season with their game against Calallen for the district title. Once in the playoffs, they have another run to the Regionals.
  • Chris Says: Port Lavaca Calhoun lost a heartbreaker to Edcouch Elsa in the Are round last year and their 17 returning lettermen won't forget that.  Although they are not bringing back a ton, the guys they do have returning are solid.  That, combined with a strong Sandcrab tradition should leave them sitting pretty come playoff time.  Even if they are tested in the regular season, Coach Whitaker will not let them forget the early exit from the playoffs last season.  Expect them to last three to four rounds in the postseason.

Last Years Record:  10-1 (6-0 in District)

2012 Games:
vs Corpus Christi Carroll (1-9) (W 41-9)
at La Vernia (4-7) (W 56-40)
vs Somerset (9-3) (W 49-6)
vs CC Calallen (9-3)* (W 17-0)
at CC Tuloso-Midway (3-7)* (W 47-21)
vs Gregory-Portland (10-3)* (W 46-15)
at Victoria West (5-5)* (W 42-21)
vs Beeville Jones (3-7)* (W 39-6)
at Victoria East (3-8)* (W 61-42)

Playoffs: Division II Area
vs Floresville (8-3) (CC Calallen) (W 48-21) Bi-District
vs Edcouch-Elsa (8-5) (SA's Heroes) (L 34-36) Area

* Playoff Appearances (16) 1937,1940,1944,1945,1947,1948,1949,1960,1961,2006,2007

Championship History: (1) 0-1
1960 3A - Brownwood 26, Port Lavaca 6

Last 5 year record: 50-12

Last 10 year record: 74-41

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Port Lavaca Calhoun Sandcrabs Brotherhood Members

  • John Bastian LB class of 1964
  • Brad Smith DE class of 1991

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