Weatherford Democrat

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November 7, 2013

Parker County football game capsules — Week 10

(Continued)

The Roo defense will be able to concentrate on stopping the run on Friday, evidenced by a Texans passing game producing less than a quarter of its yardage and surrendering 14 interceptions against three touchdowns. QB Ervin Hill is almost a one-man show in Houston’s offense (1,100 rushing yards), with RB Daylon Woods carrying the rest of the load on the ground (800 yards).

The Arlington team’s defense is susceptible to ground and air attacks, but the Texans still have a healthy dose of speed and athleticism for the Roos to contend with, so Weatherford’s final effort will need to be a solid one. 

 

Springtown vs. FW Diamond Hill-Jarvis

Time: 7:30 p.m., Friday

Site: Porcupine Stadium

Type: District 6-3A finale, Senior Night 

Last year: Springtown 76, Diamond Hill 0

 

Diamond Hill-Jarvis Eagles (1-8, 0-4)

Last season: 0-10 overall, 0-5 in District 6-3A

Last week: Lost to Castleberry, 55-0

Players to watch: RB Tim Robinson (5-10, 220, 4.9), QB Sammy Gonzales (5-6, 145, 4.7), C Jesus Nevi, LB Rene Montes.

 

Springtown Porcupines (4-5, 3-1)

Last season: 6-5 overall, 4-1 in District 6-3A

    Class 3A, Div. II, bi-district finalist.

Last week: Beat Mineral Wells, 35-19.

Players to watch: LB Kolyn Waldrop (6-1, 225, 4.7), WR Ryan Hester (6-0, 190, 4.8), DB Collin Rector (5-7, 160, 4.7), RB Ryan Snow (6-1, 170, 4.6), WR Dillon Springfield (6-1, 160, 4.4), QB Landry Turner (5-10, 165), WR Dylan Ray (5-11, 160, 4.8).

 

Game notes: After a relatively slow offensive start last week against the Rams, Springtown will be eager to put points up early and often against Diamond Hill in front of the home crowd on Friday. The Eagles are in the throes of another tough “oh-fer” season, with just one touchdown to its credit in district play while ceding 60 points per match.

The Pojo offense continues to add significant players to the mix, with sophomore Fisher Drewery, an in-season addition to the varsity squad, taking on running back and kick return duties. 

With the downturn of Mineral Wells this season, the Porcupines are likely headed to the tougher bracket of Div. I in the Class 3A playoffs, so Springtown will use this regular season finale to polish up schemes on both sides of the ball and get more play time for the bench, who will need to contribute in postseason.

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