2008 Team Insider: Woodville Eagles

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Woodville Eagles

Last season the Woodville Eagles finished 6-4 but 2-3 in district play and missed out on the playoffs. Corrigan-Camden left the district but was replaced by the equally tough Kirbyville Wildcats and many feel that Woodville will be battling for the 3rd spot behind Newton and Kirbyville. The Eagles return a total of 9 starters that will lead them into battle in a very tough 22-2A.

Key Wins Last Year

Splendora (53-21)

San Augustine (27-24)

Last Year's Scores

Coldspring 34 Woodville 13

Woodville 53 Splendora 21

Woodville 20 Warren 0

Woodville 49 Shepherd 13

Woodville 49 Tarkington 13

Woodville 42 Shelbyville 13

Woodville 27 San Augustine 24

Corrigan-Camden 41 Woodville 14

Newton 45 Woodville 10

Hemphill 34 Woodville 27

Offense

Woodville returns 4 offensive starters from last year's team that averaged 30 points per game. Leading the offense will be QB Calib Hadnot. RB Jarvis Barlow returns to lead the rushing attack for the Eagles in 2008. Woodville will need to be able to score some points once again this year to be able to keep up with the other high powered offenses in the district like Newton and Kirbyville.

Other Key Players

None Listed

Defense

5 starters are back on defense for Woodville in 2008. Last year's defense allowed 23 points per game. Leading the defense will be a strong LB group that includes Eric Davis and Jeremiah Gentz. Also look for another good season from K Taylor Rhorer. Last season Rhorer was named the district's special team player of the year.

Other Key Players

Robert Berry (OLB)

Woodville opens the 2008 season in Week 0 with a trip to Kountze to battle the Lions. Week 1 will see the Eagles play host to the Hardin-Jefferson Hawks. They will close non-district play on September 26 at home against Corrigan-Camden. Woodville opens 22-2A play on October 10 at home against Newton. Here is the complete 2008 schedule for the Woodville Eagles……

Aug. 29 @ Kountze

Sept. 5 Hardin-Jefferson

Sept. 12 @ Warren

Sept. 19 @ Shepherd

Sept. 26 Corrigan-Camden

Oct. 3 OPEN

Oct. 10 Newton*

Oct. 17 @ Shelbyville*

Oct. 24 Kirbyville*

Oct. 31 Hemphill*

Nov. 7 @ San Augustine*


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