Team Previews: II

Part two of our segment includes thoughts from Kofa, Shadow Mountain and Sunrise Mountain.

Part two of our segment includes thoughts from Kofa, Shadow Mountain and Sunrise Mountain.

 

Kofa - head coach Kevin Moore

 

2008 Record

5-6

 

# of Returning Starters

12

 

Focus on Spring Ball

Refining Skill Positions and Working on Offensive/Defensive Line Play

 

How you thought Spring ball/7 on 7 went

Team worked throughout the summer on timing in 7-on-7 action

 

Surprise player coming out of Spring

Junior Rashid Afuine OL/DL

 

JV player that will make impact

Ricky Aguiar RB/WR/DB

 

Goals for 2009

Region Title and Advance in State Playoffs

 

Players that have stood out to you this summer

Senior RB/SS Timmy Lee, Senior OL/DL Tyler Masson, Senior TE/LB Jordan Claspell, Senior WR/DB Adrian De Los Reyes, Senior QB/DB Lucky Castaneda and Junior WR/LB Dominic Castaneda.

 

Shadow Mountain – head coach Josh Sekoch

 

2008 Record

3-7

 

New Region

4A1 Western Sky

 

Thoughts on New Region

Very balanced region, I think every team in the region has a chance to be playing for the region title.

 

# of Returning Starters

5 (we will only start 1 senior on offense, 3 on defense this season.

 

Focus on Spring Ball

Offensive Line, New QB, passing game

 

Surprise Player that Emerged out of Spring/ 7 on 7

Cameron Bailey  6'4 220 OT, has grown 3 inches, and 30 lbs since his first season last year as a sophomore.

 

JV player from last year expected to make an impact

Jordan Dale & Andrew Sheehan RBs

 

Goals of 2009

Be a playoff team.

 

Top Players for 09

Ian Juede, WR/QB/RB/DB/Return, Cameron Bailey OT, Chris Edwards DE, Erwin Jones WR/DB, Andrew Sheehan LB/RB and Sean Murray Kicker.

 

Sunrise Mountain – head coach Will Babb

 

2008 Record

1-9

 

New Region

West Valley

 

Thoughts on New Region

Should be tough with Peoria and Agua Fria leading the way.  We should be very competitive.

 

# of Returning Starters

16

 

Focus on Spring Ball

Back to basics and fundamentals.  You can get a little gun shy after a few losing seasons.

 

How you thought Spring ball/7 on 7 went

I think Spring and 7 on 7 went well good mix of Jr/Seniors and have a solid QB competition coming into fall practices.

 

Surprise player coming out of Spring

Should have solid OL/DL Overall team strength a positive with 20+ kids power cleaning 225.

 

JV player that will make impact

Bryce Brummigan LB and Andrew Yanes DB, Kyle Zeimer TE.

 

Goals for 2009

Make the playoffs and being playing our best football at that time.

 

Players that have stood out to you this summer

Preston Brooksby, Tyler Brown, Taylor Haines, Scott Nichols, Jordan Michael, Josh Castro.


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