With the release of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football on Thursday, many fans of high school football are probably cooped up in their room/cubicle/bathroom stall reading about their respective districts of interest. We here at the Denton Record-Chronicle will give you a brief rundown of our local districts.
In District 9-3A, Sanger is now residing in a five-team district (away from arch-rival Argyle) meaning their chances of making the playoffs are great as three of the five will be playing past the first weekend in November. DCTF predicts the order of finish in 9-3A as follows:
Projected order of finish:
Sanger will have a lot to replace off last year’s senior-laden team that included Evans (above), a three-year starter at quarterback who pushed his way near the top-10 all-time in Texas prep history in career passing numbers. He finished his career with 9,074 yards and 94 touchdown passes. Sophomore Brandon Mann should take over for Evans to give the Indians another three-year starter in the future, but there will be growing pains. The brunt of the offensive load looks to be on RB Derek Shelby’s shoulders to carry an offense that returns just one starter.
As for Krum, the Bobcats are playing their first year in UIL district competition after playing an independent schedule a year ago. The good thing? The Bobcats return all 22 starters from last year’s squad. The bad thing? They’re playing in a district for the first time, and a pretty good Class 3A one at that after moving up from 2A. Krum does have perhaps one of the best all-around players in the district in quarterback Caz Wojciak.