Arlington Voice Week 7 Preview
October 16, 2012Sam Houston High School
Sam Houston Texans (2-4, 1-2) at Arlington Colts (5-1, 2-1)
THE SERIES: The Colts lead the City’s Oldest Rivalry, 30-12-3, and have won the last seven. Arlington also owns a 10-3-1 advantage at Maverick Stadium, where the Texans haven’t beaten Arlington High since 1999.
LAST WEEK: Arlington High routed Weatherford, 42-14, while Sam Houston was clobbered by Lamar, 66-27.
A NIGHT TO FORGET: The 66 points allowed by Sam Houston last week tied for the fourth-most ever allowed by the Texans, but nine short of the school record of 75, set by North Crowley last year.
THE COLT-TEXAN SERIES:
Lamar Vikings (3-3, 2-1) at Bowie Volunteers (5-1, 3-0)
THE SERIES: The Vikings lead the series, 23-5, although Bowie has won five of the last six years. Lamar also owns a 5-0 edge at Wilemon Field.
LAST WEEK: Lamar thumped Sam Houston, 66-27, while the Volunteers smashed North Crowley, 42-0.
FOUR-FOR-ALL: Bowie hasn’t been 4-0 in district play since 2008.
THE VIKING-VOLUNTEER SERIES:
North Crowley Panthers (1-5, 1-2) at Martin Warriors (4-2, 3-0)
THE SERIES: Martin leads the series, 2-0, including the only previous meeting at Cravens Field.
LAST WEEK: Martin remained unbeaten in district action by dismantling Fort Worth Paschal, 63-9, while North Crowley absorbed a 42-0 beating from Bowie.
AND THE POINTS KEPT COMING: Martin senior Kyle Hicks scored three touchdowns last week, giving him 18 on the season. Hicks is on pace to challenge the school record of 32 touchdowns in a season, held by Danzel Williams in 2010.
MOVING THE CHAINS: Martin gained 579 yards of total offense last week against Paschal, establishing a new school record. The previous record was 575, set in a 57-0 win over North Crowley in 2010.
THE WARRIOR-PANTHER SERIES:
Juan Seguin Cougars (1-5, 0-3) at Waxahachie Indians (4-2, 2-1)
THE SERIES: The Indians lead the series, 2-0, including the only previous meeting at Lumpkin Stadium in Waxahachie.
LAST WEEK: Seguin fought hard, but came up short against Lancaster, 28-7, while Waxahachie rebounded from a loss to Lancaster by edging Mansfield Legacy, 28-22.
SO YOU’RE SAYING THERE’S A CHANCE: It’s not going to be easy, but the Cougars can still make the playoffs. It’s going to take winning the four remaining games, but an upset win over Waxahachie this week should give them a fighting chance at being 3-3 going into the final week at Red Oak.
THE COUGAR-INDIAN SERIES:
Red Oak Hawks (3-3, 2-1) at Summit Jaguars (2-4, 2-1)
THE SERIES: This will be the first meeting between the Jaguars and the Hawks.
LAST WEEK: Summit posted its second consecutive district win with a 64-0 pasting of Mansfield Lake Ridge, while Red Oak fell to Ennis, 28-27.
Timberview Wolves (3-3, 2-1) at South Grand Prairie Warriors (2-4, 1-2)
THE SERIES: The series is tied at 1-1, with South Grand Prairie winning the only previous meeting at the Gopher-Warrior Bowl.
LAST WEEK: Timberview fell from the ranks of the unbeaten in District 7-5A after being thrashed, 61-7, by DeSoto. South Grand Prairie was outscored by Cedar Hill, 55-37.
A LONG NIGHT: The 61 points allowed by Timberview last week is the second-most in school history. The Wolves suffered a 66-0 loss to Summit in 2004.
THE WOLVES-WARRIOR SERIES:
2010 SGP, 55-0 (G. Prairie)
2011 Timberview, 39-14 (Newsom)