DIVISION 1 FOOTBALL RANKINGS and SCHEDULES
CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 FINAL SCORE
Central Grizzlies beat Buchanan Bears 29-7
Here are the Preseason Pag Meter Division 1 Football Rankings.
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Valley Championship Division Playoff dates
November 2 (Ist Round)
November 9 (Quarterfinals)
November 16 (Semifinals)
Championship night is November 23 (The Day after Thanksgiving!)
DIVISION 1 FOOTBALL SCHEDULES 2018
No 1 CENTRAL GRIZZLIES (TRAC) THE DEFENDING VALLEY CHAMPIONS
Last year the Grizzlies went (12-2) (5-0 TRAC CHAMPIONS)
Head coach Kyle Biggs
The Grizzlies come in as the favorites again and they might just be better than last year. It’s hard to find holes on both sides of the ball with the Grizzlies. They do have plenty of new Grizzlies transferring in…..
Senior Trent Tompkins is the first QB in Central Grizzlies history to win a valley championship throwing for 3,624 yards with 37 touchdown passes, rushed for 504 yards and scored 4 touchdowns. Trent broke his non throwing hand/wrist playing baseball but hey Grizzlies fans, don’t worry, Trent will be just fine and won’t miss a game. The Gunslinger will have plenty of targets and leading the way will be junior Jeremiah Hunter and senior Tyrell Grayson and they are real good. Next year Jeremiah will be recruited by everybody!
The Grizzlies will come in with a four headed monster at running back and they will all play on defense at linebacker, The monsters are junior Tre Walker who transferred in from Roosevelt, sophomore Je’Kob Jones who runs just like Marshawn Lynch, junior Austin Bebout, who missed last year with a shoulder injury and Jr Sean Harmon who is very fast.
The O-line will be very good again and leading the way is Edison transfer junior Dwight DJ Tatum.
The defense will be real good with the four monsters at linebacker along with Edison transfer, 6’4-290, Jr Ricky Correia on the D-line, Edison transfer Thaiger Flowers, Tyrell Grayson and Noah Gonzales will lead the secondary.
The X factor if the Grizzlies can stay fresh and healthy thru the hot weather then the Grizzlies will be just fine. Central has 4,700 students and over twice the size of any school they will compete with. Think about that for a minute.
Aug 17 vs Edison Tigers at Ratcliffe Stadium
Aug 24 vs Grant Pacers (Sacramento)
Aug 31 at Whitney Wildcats (Rocklin)
Sept 7 at Paso Robles Bearcats
Sept 14 vs Turlock Bulldogs
Sept 28 vs Buchanan Bears
Oct 5 vs Clovis Cougars
Oct 11 vs Clovis North Broncos at Buchanan Stadium
Oce 19 vs Clovis West Golden Eagles
Oct 25 vs Clovis East T Wolves at Lamonica Stadium
No 2 BAKERSFIELD DRILLERS (SWYL)
Last year the Drillers went (6-6) (3-2 SWYL)
Head Coach Paul Golla
The X factor every year for the Drillers offense is the QB play and it could be dangerous with Sr Cameron Williams who has verbally committed to play at Washington University. If Cam can run the triple option offense to perfection then watch out for the Drillers. The Drillers are loaded with speed and in the backfield with be Sr Ceyontay Bell (LB), Sr Jacob Zeimet (LB), and Wesley Wilson (LB). The Drillers receivers are scary good with Sr Isaiah Jernagin, Jr Isaac Jernagin and Sr speedster Carl Jones who will play everywhere and has verbally committed to play at Colorado. Jones is so dangerous with the football.
The defense will be extremely fast and leading the way is middle linebacker Sr Adrian Moreno!
This Drillers have the makings to be playing on Championship night.
Aug 16 vs Servite Friars (Anaheim) at Santa Ana Bowl
Aug 24 vs Tehachapi Warriors
Aug 31 at Paramount Pirates
Sept 7 at Ridgeview Wolf Pack
Sept 21 vs Sierra Canyon Trailblazers (Chatsworth)
Sept 28 at Stockdale Mustangs
Oct 5 vs Garces Rams
Oct 12 vs Frontier Titans
Oct 19 at Centennial Golden Hawks
Oct 26 vs Liberty Patriots
No 3 BUCHANAN BEARS (TRAC)
Last year the Bears went (10-3) (3-2 TRAC)
Head Coach Matt Giordano
The Bears were so close last year losing in the championship game. The Bears did it with a powerful defense and a power running game. The Bears had the best offensive line in the valley.
The Bears will come in 2018 and the offensive line will be pretty new. The defense will not be as good as last year but the Bears are a very physical team. The D will get better each week.
Outstanding running back Jr Kendall Milton who has over 35 offers will be the featured back. To beat the Bears, every defense will be focusing on Milton.
Sr Jalen Cropper who transferred in from Sanger will play all over on both sides of the ball. Jalen is exciting with the football so look for the Bears to get JC the ball a lot. Another dangerous player is Slot/Safety Sr Brock Jones. Brock is always making big plays and is always around the ball. Leading the way on defense will be Sr Tanner Blount (SS), Michael Mertens (MLB), Sr Jalen Leggett (DE), and Jr Matt Merritt (DL)
The Bears will have a new QB with senior Carson Bailey who has a very strong arm and had a good summer with 7 vs 7 but that’s not real football so Carson needs to make the Bears passing attack a threat to go along with a fantastic running game. Last year the Bears had a horrible passing attack and it caught up to them. Also Looking good at QB is sophomore DJ Stevenson who is ready and it’s a matter of time before the Bears unleash their future start QB. DJ is one heck of an athlete and played on the Varsity basketball team last year as a freshmen. By the way…he is the son of Washington Union and NBA Star DeShawn Stevenson.
Aug 17 vs Paso Robles Bearcats
Aug 24 vs Bullard Knights at Ratcliffe Stadium
Aug 31 vs Edison Tigers
Sept 7 at Liberty Patriots
Sept 21 vs De La Salle Spartans
Sept 28 at Central Grizzlies
Oct 5 vs Clovis West Golden Eagles
Oct 12 vs Clovis Cougars
Oct 19 vs Clovis East T Wolves
Oct 26 vs Clovis North Broncos (Battle of the Doc B Victory Bell)
No 4 LIBERTY PATRIOTS (SWYL)
Last year the Patriots went (6-5) (5-0 SWYL CHAMPIONS)
Head Coach Bryan Nixon
This is the team that has the potential to be playing on Championship Friday. The defending SWYL Champions come in with plenty of senior leadership.
The new QB is a battle right now with Redwood transfer senior Hector Gonzales who last year threw for 2,133 yards with 23 TD passes and senior Dakota Ochoa who was the backup last year for the Patriots. They both have good arms and can also move around in the pocket. It’s hard not to look at the experience of Gonzales and I’m guessing coach Nixon is not showing his hand so early in the season. Ochoa has put in his time and earned a chance at starting.
The Patriots running attack will be outstanding with senior Sammy Stewart who is the best 2-way player in the valley. A 220 pounder will wear you down at running back and rip your head off at Linebacker. He rushed for 1,192 yards, scored 12 touchdowns and Also made 82 tackles at linebacker.
The Pates O-line will be very good with seniors Brycen Lindsey and Daniel Viveros who might be the strongest player in the valley and the state champion in the Shot Put. Both will also play on the D-line.
The receivers will be good with Connor Matzke (DB) and Hunter Riley (FS) who was invited to the Blue Grey all American game in Dallas. Hunter has the makings to be a star!
The defense should be good with senior Ryan Aguilar at middle linebacker along with Anthony Vilanueva at linebacker. The defense will be much faster this year.
The X factor will be so many Patriots playing both ways. It’s going to be hot and the Patriots play a tough schedule. Can they stay healthy for the SWYL play?
The Patriots might be the No 2 team on the Pag Meter rankings if the QB position was decided.
Aug 17 at Mission Viejo Diablos
Aug 24 vs Ridgeview Wolf Pack
Aug 31 vs Clovis West Golden Eagles
Sept 7 vs Buchanan Bears
Sept 14 at Clovis Cougars
Sept 28 vs Centennial Golden Hawks
Oct 5 at Frontier Titans
Oct 12 at Stockdale Mustangs
Oct 19 vs Garces Rams
Oct 26 at Bakersfield Drillers
No 5 BULLARD KNIGHTS CMAC)
Last year the Knights went (6-6) (4-1 CMAC)
Head Coach Don Arax
The Knights have the makings to be very good with a hard working bunch of Knights.
Bullard will lead with one of the top running backs in the valley with senior Marcus Fulcher who last year rushed for 1,756 yards and scored 20 totals touchdowns. Fulcher is the kind of back that will wear you down in the 2nd half of every game.
A star will be born with junior fullback/safety Shalom Welch. This kid showed his stuff in the playoffs last year and he is strong and physical.
The new QB will be junior Carter Anderson and he reminds me of the Clovis West QB Dante Chachere. Carter can run and throw it and If Carter picks it up like Dante did then the Knights will be very good.
The Knights O-line will be very good with Tommy Slatic (DL) and Michael Smith (DL). Inside linebacker and he is good with Jacob Levato.
The Knights will be awesome on defense with seniors Kyrece Hildreth and Kai Sunamoto who is the best Knights athlete and will be outstanding on both sides of the ball at wing/safety.
The X factor will be Carter Anderson and if the dual threat QB has a good year so will the Knights.
Aug 24 vs Buchanan Bears at Ratcliffe Stadium
Aug 31 at Clovis Cougars
Sept 7 at Pitman Pride (Turlock)
Sept 14 vs Clovis West Golden Eagles at Buchanan Stadium
Sept 21 vs Arroyo Grande Eagles at Ratcliffe Stadium
Sept 28 at Memorial Panthers
Oct 5 at Sanger Apaches
Oct 12 vs Madera Coyotes at Sunnyside Stadium
Oct 18 vs Madera South Stallions at McLane Stadium
Oct 26 vs Edison Tigers at Ratcliffe Stadium (Crosstown Classic)
No 6 RIDGEVIEW WOLF PACK (SYL)
Last year the Wolf Pack went (6-5) (4-1 SYL TRI CHAMPIONS)
Head Coach Dennis Manning
The big issue every year for Ridgeview is discipline. I love Coach Manning and his staff because it’s simple….you better come to play and do what needs to be done on and off the field of your out. If that happens the Wolf Pack could have a very good year.
The Pack will have plenty of speed and returning at QB is junior Justin Hinzo after throwing for 1,600 yards.
Senior Tahj Wright is now at Ridgeview after leaving Bakersfield. If Wright can get it done on and off the field then watch out. Wright could be playing some QB. Junior Alijah Alexander-Williams has the makings to be a 1,500 yard rusher.
Keep an eye on WR/DB Daelin Degraffenreid because he could have a big year!
Plenty return on the offensive line and defensive side of the ball.
The X factor is being more consistent. Last year…very streaky team.
Wolf Pack schedule
Aug 17 vs Stockdale Mustangs
Aug 24 at Liberty Patriots
Aug 31 at Frontier Titans
Sept 7 vs Bakersfield Drillers
Sept 14 vs Clovis North Broncos
Sept 28 at Golden Valley Bulldogs
Oct 5 vs West Vikings
Oct 12 at Bakersfield Christian Eagles
Oct 19 vs Tehachapi Warriors
Oct 26 at Independence Falcons
No 7 EDISON TIGERS (CMAC)
Last year the Tigers went (7-5) (4-1 CMAC CHAMPIONS)
Head Coach Atnaf Harris
Harris is the new coach and he graduated from Edison. The Tigers have had 10 very good players transfer away. Let me say that again, 10 OUTSTANDING PLAYERS have left the program.
The Tigers are young but very deceptive. Junior Jameson Silva will start at QB. The Offensive line has good size but is young starting 3 sophomores. 6’5, 350 senior Rj Garcia will anchor the O-line. Senior RB McKinley Lee III wants to show the Section that he is the best running back around!
Defense will be a little smaller up front but very fast and competitive. Senior Kwebena Watson has the keys to the car that will drive the defense. Look for teams to be running away from Watson.
The X factor is the Tigers offensive. It’s start out slow every year.
Pag Meter note-
The Edison administration expects the Tigers to win every year but the football program has their hands tied year after year. Former Tigers coach Matt Johnson tried to tell the administration what needs to be done for years but they simply don’t care so some kids will start to leave. Edison nation has to hope the new principal and administration will get it. It’s simple at Edison, it’s a hit and miss with a team being good or not and will never be consistent with the Edison administration mindset thinking now. If you really break it down, there are two schools at Edison. The Compu Tech that has over 75 % of the student and about 300 Edison athletes that play all the sports. Yep…300 kids, boys and girls combined. The Administration doesn’t want to change anything for a small part of the school when the Compu Tech is rolling. The problem is the Edison sports tradition is one of the best in the state and the Westside Community deserves more.
In a nutshell….every Edison opponent has early morning PE for football players and Edison doesn’t. Edison has to compete with teams that train and have everything needed before 3pm everyday. The Edison players show up at 3pm and leaves at 5:30 because the city bus comes and kids have to leave. Edison could be the Long Beach Poly of the valley but instead the administration wants more of a Pop Warner program.
Best of luck to Atnaf Harris and his staff! You have your work cut out.
Aug 17 vs Central Grizzlies at Ratcliffe Stadium
Aug 23 vs Clovis West Golden Eagles at Sunnyside Stadium
Aug 31 at Buchanan Bears
Sept 7 vs Clovis North Broncos at Buchanan Stadium
Sept 14 at Dinuba Emperors
Sept 28 vs Madera South Stallions at Madera
Oct 5 at Madera Coyotes
Oct 12 vs Memorial Panthers at Ratcliffe Stadium
Oct 19 vs Sanger Apaches at Ratcliffe Stadium
Oct 26 vs Bullard Knights at Ratcliffe Stadium (Crosstown Classic)
No 8 PASO ROBLES BEARCATS (Mountain League)
Last year the Bearcats went (5-5) (4-0 PAC 5 Champs)
Head Coach J.R. Reynolds
Coach Reynolds took over the Bearcats after the season started in week 2 and got hot in the 2nd half to win the Pac 5. This team could be the sleeper team and new to the Central Section. The QB battle is on with junior Hunter Barnhart and sophomore 6’3 Braden Waterman. Hunter is 6’2 and a very good pitcher with a live arm. He can run and pass!! Like I said Barnhart is one heck of a baseball player and missed a ton of football because of baseball tournaments. Look for sophomore 6’3 Braden Waterman to step in if needed. I love 2 sport athletes but I hate when a player holds a team hostage..Football season started on July 23 and that’s when the baseball mitt needs to be packed in the bin up in the garage.
The receivers are good with juniors Marshall Weisner and Kaden Gallant. The lead running back will be Nathan Garcia (MLB).
The offensive line is led by senior Hector Arteaga,
The defense will have some new faces and leading the way will be senior John Morones, Luis Martinez (LB) and Corban Payne (LB).
The Bearcats X factor will be the offensive line is young and the defense is young but the Bearcats had a great summer with getting after it.
Aug 17 at Buchanan Bears
Aug 24 vs Frontier Titans
Aug 31 vs El Diamante Miners at Golden West HS
Sept 7 vs Central Grizzlies
Sept 14 at Pioneer Valley Panthers (Santa Maria)
Sept 21 vs Sanger Apaches
Sept 28 at Righetti High Warriors (Santa Maria)
Oct 5 vs Arroyo Grande Eagles
Oct 19 vs St. Joseph Knights (Santa Maria)
Oct 26 at Atascadero Greyhounds (91st meeting with the Bearcats leading the series 57-31-2)
No 9 ARROYO GRANDE EAGLES (Mountain League)
Last year the Eagles went (7-4) 3-1 Pac 5)
Head Coach Michael Hartman
The Eagles are new to the Central Section and the Eagles have the makings to be real good.
The senior leader on both sides of the ball will be running back James Gilmet who rushed for 1,102 yards. Sr Steven Vargas will also be a force running the football weighing 220.
Senior QB Kadin Byrne comes in with a year of experience and that’s huge. Bryne can run and pass so the dual threat QB will be tough to defend.
Junior Jed Rantz (TE) will lead the defense. Leading the way upfront will be senior Kai Banks (OL/DL) and Diego Huitron.
The Eagles X factor will be the defensive side of the ball.
Aug 17 at San Luis Obispo Tigers
Aug 24 at Helix Highlanders
Aug 31 vs Independence Falcons
Sept 7 at Lompoc Braves
Sept 14 vs Nipomo Titans
Sept 21 vs Bullard Knights at Ratcliffe Stadium
Sept 28 at St. Joseph Knights (Santa Maria)
Oct 5 at Paso Robles Bearcats
Oct 12 vs Righetti High Warriors (Santa Maria)
Oct 19 vs Atascadero Greyhounds
No 10 CLOVIS WEST GOLDEN EAGLES (TRAC)
Last year the Golden Eagles went (9-3) (4-1 TRAC)
Head Coach George Petrissans
The Golden Eagles lost a tone of fire power with graduation but they still have one of the best QB’s in the valley with senior Dante Chachere who last year threw for 3,462 yards with 22 TD passes, rushed for 441 yards. Having a very good senior QB with some new players is not a bad thing.
The Clovis West offense will be young with an up-tempo get after it attitude. Senior Nick Keenan (FS) will be getting plenty of carries at running back. The receivers are good again with seniors Cam Hicks (OLB) and Chris Coleman. The offensive line will be led by senior RT Eric Castillo.
The defense will have one of the best linebackers in the valley with senior Thomas Curran.
The Clovis West X factor is the the running game and can they run north and south. Can the Golden Eagles defense replace some great seniors? The defensive backs are also a big X factor. CW has a very tough schedule with a young team.
Golden Eagles schedule
Aug 17 vs Central Catholic Raiders (Modesto) at Lamonica Stadium
Aug 23 vs Edison Tigers at Sunnyside Stadium
Aug 31 at Liberty Patriots
Sept 7 at Valley Christian Warriors (San Jose)
Sept 14 vs Bullard Knights at Buchanan Stadium
Sept 28 vs Clovis North Broncos at Buchanan Bears
Oct 5 at Buchanan Bears
Oct 12 vs Clovis East T Wolves at Lamonica Stadium
Oct 19 at Central Grizzlies
Oct 26 vs Clovis Cougars at Buchanan Stadium (Range Rider Trophy)
No 11 CLOVIS COUGARS (TRAC)
Last year the Cougars went (7-5) (2-3 TRAC)
Head Coach Rich Hammond
Last year the Cougars were the most beaten up team in the valley due to injuries. They didn’t have the numbers so each week was a journey.
The QB spot is wide open with junior Chris Rylant, one of the most traveled players with former Bullard Knight junior Isaiah Robles and senior Jake Sanders.
The running backs will run hard with juniors Johnny Johnson and Phoenix Jones.
The Wide receivers will be very good with Matt Sanchez, Reef Dove and Grant Lake.
The offensive line will be much better than last year and leading the way will be sophomore Tank Brown.
The defense will have some new names and leading the way will be senior Cristian Loera who set a school record last year with 12 interceptions and outstanding sophomore Keanu Williams who is 6’4, 275 lbs and becoming a monster on defense.
The X factor will be the QB play. For the Cougars to have a successful year, they will need a big year at QB. This team must stay healthy.
Aug 18 vs Modesto Panthers
Aug 24 at Stockdale Mustangs
Aug 31 vs Bullard Knights
Sept 7 at Salinas Cowboys
Sept 14 vs Liberty Patriots
Sept 28 vs Clovis East T Wolves
Oct 5 at Central Grizzlies
Oct 12 at Buchanan Bears
Oct 19 vs Clovis North Broncos
Oct 26 vs Clovis West Golden Eagles (Range Rider Trophy)
No 12 SANGER APACHES (CMAC)
Last year the Apaches went (8-3) (3-2 CMAC)
Head Coach Jorge Pena
The Apaches will do well during the non league schedule and might struggle during the CMAC play. The Apaches will always play hard and they lost their playmaker Jalen Cropper to Buchanan with a transfer so they need to regroup and play good old Sanger football.
The QB spot is wide open so stay tuned. The offensive line will be a work in progress and leading the way will be senior Isaac Salas (DL). The Running backs will be tough with juniors Orlando Douglas, Kosi Agina (DB) and senior Alex Saefong (DB).
The defense will be led by D-end Jamarie Jenkins.
The X factor is the offense line and the defensive. The Apaches will get better and better each week.
Aug 17 vs Reedley Pirates (105th Meeting)
Aug 24 at Hanford Bullpups
Aug 31 vs Clovis East T Wolves
Sept 7 vs Lemoore Tigers
Sept 21 at Paso Robles Bearcats
Sept 28 vs Madera Coyotes
Oct 5 vs Bullard Knights
Oct 12 vs Madera South Stallions
Oct 19 vs Edison Tigers at Ratcliffe Stadium
Oct 26 at Memorial Panthers
No 13 ST. JOSEPH KNIGHTS (Mountain League)
Last year the Knights went (7-5) (3-1 Mountain)
Head Coach Pepe Villasenor
The Knights are new to the Central Section and they will have a new QB with Chase Artopoeus who is a transfer from Thousand Oaks and he is very good with Ivy League offers.
The Knights don’t have a big roster and now has to play in division 1 and really should be in division 2 or 3.
The X factor for the Knights is so many players playing both ways and the defense.
Aug 17 at Central Valley Christian Cavaliers
Aug 24 vs Pioneer Valley Panthers (Santa Maria)
Aug 31 vs Garces Rams
Sept 7 at Bakersfield Christian Eagles
Sept 14 vs Centennial Golden Hawks
Sept 21 at Lompoc Braves
Sept 28 vs Arroyo Grande Eagles
Oct 12 vs Atascadero Greyhounds
Oct 19 at Paso Robles Bearcats
Oct 26 at Righetti High Warriors
No 14 CLOVIS NORTH BRONCOS (TRAC)
Last year the Broncos went (2-9) (1-4 TRAC)
Head Coach Benny Martinez
Last year the Broncos were very young and played a tough schedule but never got it going. The defense was real good but the offense struggled.
Broncos have a lot of work to do but are getting better with every practice.
Defensively, Trenton Holloway will be an impact player in the secondary as will as Towasin Akindele at linebacker. Both are physical players.
The team leader on both sides of the ball will be Drew Hirayama at DE/FB.
On offense, with dependable hands and good blocking skills will be John Shook. But the offensive line will be a quality group that are going to make Bronco fans proud.
Juniors DJ Frampton and Trenton Luera are battling for the QB spot.
Senior Jackson Schultz will lead the running backs. Former Bronco All Star and now UCLA Bruin Bolu Olorunfunmi’s little brother Okiki could be the sleeper of the year at wide receiver.
The X Factor is the Broncos defense.
The Broncos will only play 9 games. They were scheduled to play at Arroyo Grande on Aug 17 but the Eagles canceled the game and Arroyo Grande will play San Luis Obispo instead.
Aug 24 vs Sunnyside Wildcats at Buchanan Stadium
Aug 31 vs Bellarmine College Prep Bells at San Jose City College
Sept 7 vs Edison Tigers at Buchanan Stadium
Sept 14 at Ridgeview Wolf Pack
Sept 28 vs Clovis West Golden Eagles at Buchanan Stadium
Oct 5 vs Clovis East T Wolves at Lamonica Stadium
Oct 11 vs Central Grizzlies at Buchanan Stadium
Oct 19 at Clovis Cougars
Oct 26 at Buchanan Bears (Battle of the Doc B Victory Bell)
No 15 CENTENNIAL GOLDEN HAWKS (SWYL)
Last year the Golden Hawks went (2-8) (1-4 SWYL)
Head Coach Chad Brown
The Golden Hawks graduated 30 players from last year and you will see new faces all over the place. Two way player senior Grant Bloom returns at running back and linebacker along with outstanding senior TE/DE 6’5 Colby Warkentin who verbally committed to play at Fresno State,
It’s still too early to tell how good the G Hawks will be so stay tuned.
Golden Hawks schedule
Aug 17 at North Stars (The “TURK” Game)
Aug 24 vs Golden Valley Bulldogs
Aug 31 at Golden Valley Cougars (Merced)
Sept 7 vs Righetti High Warriors (Santa Maria)
Sept 14 at St. Joseph Knights (Santa Maria)
Sept 28 at Liberty Patriots
Oct 5 vs Stockdale Mustangs
Oct 12 at Garces Rams
Oct 19 vs Bakersfield Drillers
Oct 26 vs Frontier Titans
No 16 CLOVIS EAST TWOLVES (TRAC)
Last year the T Wolves went (0-10) (0-5 TRAC)
Head Coach Ryan Reynolds
The talk of the valley is the T Wolves are close to breaking loose!
Coach Reynolds and his staff are building a program and doing a great job.
Could this be the year the T Wolves win their first TRAC game? The T Wolves haven’t won a TRAC game since Oct 16, 2009 when they beat Clovis. 46 straight losses.
The QB will be junior Xavier Corona who is a real good athlete.
At running back look for hard nose runner junior Joe Nation to run hard in the middle.
Here some names to keep an eye on. Seniors Ryan Hunt (RB/LB), Asa Morales (Mike Backer), Sebastian Zenteno (OT/DT), Andrew Gomez (OG/DE) David Burciaga (Safety), Justice Cantu (Corner). All were Juniors last year that made big contributions to the team and look to build on their seasons with another year in Coach Reynolds system. Last year Sophs on varsity, Blake Baldwin (LB/TE), Christian Hudiburgh (DE/FB), Chandler Hamilton (RB/Wing/CB) and Godo Aguilar (LB) will continue to develop.
The JV Squad went 9-1 last year. The young T Wolves are coming on….
T Wolves schedule
Aug 17 at Lemoore Tigers
Aug 24 vs Wood Wildcats (Vacaville) at Lamonica Stadium
Aug 31 at Sanger Apaches
Sept 7 vs Sunnyside Wildcats at Lamonica Stadium
Sept 14 at Memorial Panthers
Sept 28 at Clovis Cougars
Oct 5 vs Clovis North Broncos at Lamonica Stadium
Oct 12 vs Clovis West Golden Eagles at Lamonica Stadium
Oct 19 at Buchanan Bears
Oct 25 vs Central Grizzlies at Lamonica Stadium
No 17 ATASCADERO GREYHOUNDS (Mountain League)
Last year the Greyhounds went (3-7) (1-3)
Head Coach Vic Cooper
Senior 6’6 Cade VanAllen will be the the Greyhounds QB. Senior TE/DE Seth Robasciotti will be the leader on both sides of the ball.
The defense will be better this year with seniors Salvatore Derose (DL) and Cullen Cooper (DB)
The X factor the Greyhounds will be young on both sides of the ball and will improve each week.
Aug 24 vs San Luis Obispo Tigers
Aug 31 vs Stockdale Mustangs
Sept 7 vs Frontier Titans
Sept 14 vs Redwood Rangers at Mineral King Bowl
Sept 21 at Pioneer Valley Panthers Santa Maria)
Sept 28 at Royal Highlanders (Simi Valley)
Oct 5 vs Righetti High Warriors (Santa Maria)
Oct 12 at St. Joseph Knights (Santa Maria)
Oct 19 at Arroyo Grande Eagles
Oct 26 vs Paso Robles Bearcats (91st meeting with the Bearcats leading the series 57-31-2)