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September 12, 2013

Parker County football game capsules — Week 2

(Continued)

The Jordan Mittie-led Bearcat defense has ceded less than 300 yards per game to  a pair of purportedly high-powered offenses, while being even more successful at denying the end zone, with just 17 total points given up thus far. 

The aggressive Aledo defense has produced a handful of takeaways and its fair share of three-and-outs, relegating opposing offenses to plenty of sideline observer time — and not scoring time.

Indicative of the apparent breadth and depth of the Aledo unit, defensive coordinator Steve Wood is normally given personnel priority to fill his chart, and had enough confidence in the raw material at hand to “give up” last-year starting linebacker Daythan Davis to the offense ... does not seem to be a problem, thus far, and the offense is enjoying yet another dimension in its incessant weekly attack.

Buchanan’s preseason concern about the offensive line may be fading, with the daunting skill sets Aledo possesses sideline-to-sideline. Each game helps the O-line mature and with coinciding  health, should be more than workable by the start of district play.

The Borregos (of Monterrey’s Prepa Tec) perpetual road show throughout Texas again gave Stephenville all it wanted, very nearly hanging another season-opening loss on the Class 3A title-bearing Yellowjackets (17-16).

Despite the international flavor and built-in mystique the Rams carry with them in their trek around the state, they will need a flawless performance during the two or three hours they will spend at Bearcat Stadium.

The match-up problems Prepa Tec imposed on Stephenville, along with some timely turnovers, will likely not exist against Aledo, and if the visitors get in trouble early, they will likely be facing fresh legs off the Bearcat bench throughout the evening.

 

Springtown vs Trimble Tech

Time: 7:30 p.m., Friday

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