Key Returners, News of Note, Schedule Thoughts, Coaches Quotes and more…
2012 JJHuddle HS Football Previews
Elida (10-4, State Semifinalist)
High School Name: Elida High School
High School City: Elida
Coach’s Name: Jason Carpenter
Years at School (Career record): 5 (24-32)
Last Season’s Record (Conference/Finish): 10-4 (WBL 4th: 6-3)
Last Winning Season (If not last season): 2011
Division/Region (I-VI, 1-24): III-10
*Quentin Poling Sr. LB 6-1 215 (200 tackles,26 TFL,6 sacks,8 FF,4 INT)
*Anthony Sumpter Sr. FS/RB 6-0 200 (115 tackles,9 TFL,4 sacks,1 INT)
*Brandon Stinson Sr. WR/DB 6-3 180 (66 rec,910 yds,7 tds)
*Chance Weitz Jr. DT 6-2 225 (72 tackles, 20 tfl, 7 sacks, 2 ff, 1 int, 1 td)
Potential college prospects?
Quenting Poling (class of 2013), Anthony Sumpter (class of 2013), Brandon Stinson (class of 2013), Chance Weitz (class of 2014), Amari Gooding (class of 2015)
Noteworthy News: 2011 was a record-setting season as the BUlldogs won their first regional championship and set a record for most wins in a season.
Schedule: New addition with Piqua in Week 1. WBL play begins in Week 2 with a match-up against Wapakoneta. Said Carpenter: “The WBL is a tough conference which helps us in the playoffs with the diversity of the offenses and defenses.” Key WBL games include: Wapak, Week 5 Kenton (Away) and Week 6 Ottawa-Glandorf (Away).
Coach’s Quotes: “The strength of the team will be in the defense (only lose 2 starters from 2011). Offensive key will be the play of a new quarterback.”