Lehman Catholic expecting to be among Region 24 contenders again

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Sidney Lehman Catholic Cavaliers

Lehman Catholic has had great success the last two years making a
regional final (2007) and a state semifinal (last season). Despite the
loss of 13 seniors, expectations are high for the Cavaliers who should again be among the region and state’s best – again.


Sidney Lehman Catholic (11-2)

* Players to Watch – S David Spearman (6-1, 180, Sr.); RB Kaleb Goins (5-10, 190, Jr.); OT/DT Ryan Jacob (6-1, 230, Sr.); OG Matt Pulfer (6-2, 220, Jr.)

* Outlook –
The Cavaliers have had great success the last two years making a regional final (2007) and a state semifinal (last season). Despite the loss of 13 seniors, expectations are high again.

Spearman is a defensive standout (77 tackles, five interceptions) and a two-time all-Ohioan. Jacob will anchor the defensive line.

On offense, the Cavs will give team’s a big dose of Goins who is one of D-VI’s top running backs (1,409 yards, 20 TDs). Goins also adds support defensively from his linebacker spot.

Jacob (who head coach Richard Roll called the team’s “top lineman”) and Pulfer (a 2-year starter) anchor the offensive line.

The Cavaliers have added Jonathan Alder, Delphos Jefferson and Elmwood to the schedule. As always, a season-opening whooper against Anna looms.

Said Roll: “If the progression continues, we should have a successful season.”

Schedule

8/28 @ ANNA
9/4 MILTON-UNION (WEST MILTON)
9/11 @ INDIAN LAKE (LEWISTOWN)
9/18 ELMWOOD (BLOOMDALE)    
9/25 TROY CHRISTIAN
10/2 @ JONATHAN ALDER (PLAIN CITY)
10/10 JEFFERSON TWP (DAYTON)
10/16 JEFFERSON (DELPHOS)    
10/23 DAYTON CHRISTIAN
10/30 @ FORT LORAMIE

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