Class 4A DII Area Round Game Notes: Melissa vs. Gilmer

Joe Dodd's Class 4A DII Area Round Game Notes: Melissa vs. Gilmer

SUBMITTED BY:
Joe Dodd

November 18: Gilmer vs. Melissa

STADIUM: E.H. Hanby Stadium
STADIUM CAPACITY:12,000
STADIUM SURFACE: FieldTurf
STADIUM ADDRESS:
410 East Davis Street
Mesquite, TX 75149

 

MELISSA
Mascot: Cardinals

Colors: Red, Black & White

District: 5-4A II  

Enrollment: 659

Record: 8-3; 3-2 District

        Week 1: won @ Argyle Liberty Christian 48-42

        Week 2: won @ Lake Worth 55-7

        Week 3: won v. Waxahachie Life 44-7

        Week 4: won v. Whitesboro 34-14

        Week 5: lost v.  Princeton 12-35

Week 6: Open

Week 7: won @ Bonham 57-50

Week 8: won v. Caddo Mills 49-21

Week 9: lost @ Celina 7-40

Week 10: lost @ Aubrey 21-35

Week 11: won v. Nevada Community 42-22

Week 12: won v. Dallas Lincoln 36-14 (at Mesquite Memorial)

Total Points For:  405          Average Points Per Game: 36.8

Total Points Against: 287     Average Points Against Per Game: 26.1

Head Coach:  Seth Stinton (8th season, 61-33, 61-33 overall)

Offensive Formation: Spread
Defensive Formation: Multiple

Returning Starters: 5 Offense/5 Defense

 

Historical Stats, Records, and Program Information

MELISSA                                                                                      
YEAR W-L-T COACH

1913 1-1-0                                                                                          
1914       1-1-1                                                                                      
1915       0-2-0                                                                          
DISCONTINUED
2004   4-6-0 Rick Gagarin
2005   7-3-0 Rick Gagarin
2006   9-4-0 Rick Gagarin
2007   9-3-0 Ronny Williams
2008   9-2-0 Ronny Williams
2009   9-3-0 Seth Stinton                                                               
2010   8-4-0 Seth Stinton                                                               
2011 13-1-0 Seth Stinton (Won Class 2-A, Division I State Championship)     
2012   9-3-0 Seth Stinton                                                              
2013   9-3-0 Seth Stinton                                                             
2014   4-7-0 Seth Stinton                                                            
2015   1-9-0 Seth Stinton                                                                  
2016   8-3-0 Seth Stinton

BY DECADES W- L- T
1913-15   2-4-1                                                                              
2004-09 47-21-0                                                                              
2010-16 52-30-0
TOTAL:   101-55-1

Undefeated Seasons: 0
Winless Seasons: 1 (1915)
State Championship Appearances: (1) 2011 (Defeated Hempstead 28-15)
State Championships: (1) 2011
Last District Championship: 2012
Last Playoff Appearance: 2014
Playoff Record: 14-8-0

SERIES HISTORY                                                                                

Gilmer leads 2-0

Last Meeting: 2015, Gilmer won 60-0

63 – 2014 – 0                                                                                    
60 – 2015 – 0

 

STREAKS

Gilmer has an 9 game winning streak in second round playoff games (last loss: 61-58 to Canton, 2005)

Gilmer has a 2 game winning streak against Melissa

Gilmer has a 7 game winning streak (last loss: 55-37 @ Carthage in week 4)

Gilmer has a 206 consecutive games scoring streak (last shutout: 10-0 to Pleasant Grove @ Longview Lobo, 2001)

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NOTES

This is Gilmer’s 103rd season to play football

Gilmer has never had a winless season

This is Gilmer’s 16th consecutive year in the playoffs

This is Gilmer’s 36th appearance in the playoffs

This will be Gilmer’s 100th playoff game in school history

Gilmer head coach Matt Turner is 24-2 in his 2nd season at Gilmer

Gilmer's 73 playoff wins are tied for the 18th most in Texas High School Football History (Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)

Gilmer is 73-25-1 in playoff games all time (74%) the 8th best winning percentage in Texas High School Football History                             (Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)

Gilmer's 667 wins are the 20th most in Texas High School Football History (Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)

Gilmer has 21 consecutive non-losing seasons, the 4th longest active streak and tied for the 20th longest all-time streak in Texas High School Football History (Source:www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)

This is Gilmer’s 10th consecutive year to reach the 2nd round of the playoffs

This is the 13th time in the past 14 years for the Buckeyes to reach the 2nd  round of the playoffs

Gilmer is 45-12 in playoff games since 2001 (79%)

Gilmer is 20-7 all time in second round playoff games (74%)

Gilmer is 11-1 in second round playoff games since 2003 (92%)

Gilmer's 35 district championships are tied for the 13th most in Texas high school football history
(Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)

Gilmer has recorded 15 undefeated regular seasons, tied for 8th most in Texas High School Football History (Source:www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)

Gilmer has recorded 22 10-win seasons, tied for 18th most in Texas High School Football History (Source:www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)

Gilmer has won more games (199) than any other 4A team in the state since 2000

Texas HS teams with the most wins in the past 13 seasons (2004-2016)
(Source: www.TexasHighSchoolFootballHistory.com)


177-16       Katy  (4 state championships)                                          
164-17    Gilmer (3 state championships)                                     
164-24    Aledo (5 state championships)                                          
158-23    Southlake Carroll (4 state championships)                                      
154-25    Euless Trinity (3 state championships)                                                          

Gilmer has either won the state championship or lost in the playoffs to the eventual state champion in 9 of the past 13 years                                      

2003-lost to state champion Atlanta in round 4                                
2004-won 3A DI State Championship                                                
2006-lost to state champion Texarkana Liberty-Eylau in round 1     
2007-lost to state champion Liberty Hill in finals                            
2008-lost to state champion Carthage in round 4                            
2009-won 3A DII State Championship                                            
2012-lost to state champion Navasota in finals                                        
2013-lost to state champion Argyle in round 3                                        
2014- won 4A DII State Championship

Gilmer is 199-28 since 2000 (88%)                                                  

Gilmer is 177-18 overall since 2003 (91%)

Gilmer's 541 points scored is the 5th most in 4A DII and tied for 27th most in all classifications

Gilmer’s offense is averaging 536.7 total yards per game

Gilmer's 749 offensive plays consist of 406 passing attempts (54%) and 343 rushing attempts (46%)

Gilmer averages 347.3 yards per game passing (65%) and 189.5 yards per game rushing (35%)

Gilmer’s offense is averaging 7.9 yards per play

Gilmer has receiving touchdowns by 9 different players

Gilmer has rushing touchdowns by 9 different players

Gilmer’s schedule is the 6th toughest (based on opponents’ power rating) in Class 4A-II according to PigskinPrep.com

Melissa’s schedule is the 55th toughest (based on opponents’ power rating) in Class 4A-II according to PigskinPrep.com

Gilmer is ranked 4th in the Old Coach Class 4A-II poll

Gilmer is ranked 4th in the Class 4A-II Pigskinprep.com power rankings

Melissa is ranked 34th in the Class 4A-II Pigskinprep.com power rankings

Gilmer is ranked 3rd in the Class 4A-II Texas Football Magazine rankings

Gilmer is a 23 points favorite over Melissa according to PigskinPrep.com

Gilmer QB Aaron Brown’s first 11 starts have produced 7 of the top 16 single game performances for total offensive yards in team history

Gilmer QB Aaron Brown’s first 11 starts have produced 6 of the top 12 single game performances for passing yards in team history

Gilmer QB Aaron Brown’s first 11 starts have produced 3 of the top 10 single game performances for touchdown passes in team history

The 2016 team’s first 5 games produced 3 of the top 15 single game performances for total offensive yards in team history

The 2016 team’s 3,820 passing yards through 11 games ranks as the 3rd best season total in team history

 

Did you know?

Gilmer beat Waco Connally 80-21 in a second round playoff game in 2014 in their last appearance at Hanby Stadium

Gilmer’s 697 total yards against Center in week 2 was a single game school record

Poppy Brown’s 577 passing yards against Liberty-Eylau in week 1 was a single game school record

Poppy Brown’s 582 total offensive yards against Liberty-Eylau in week 1 was a single game school record

                                                                                                            LaMarcus Morton’s 259 receiving yards against Liberty-Eylau in week 1 was a single game school record

Pleasant Grove was the last team to hold Gilmer scoreless, with a 10-0 first round playoff win in 2001, since then the Buckeyes have scored in 206 consecutive games

Since 2000; Gilmer is 168-8 when scoring 30 or more points in a game. When scoring less than 30 points in a game; Gilmer is 31-20

 


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