2012 JJHuddle Previews: Wapakoneta


Wapakoneta Football

Key Returners, News of Note, Schedule Thoughts, Coaches Quotes and more…

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2012 JJHuddle HS Football Previews

Wapakoneta (10-2, Region 8 semifinalist)

High School Name: Wapakoneta High School
High School City: Wapakoneta
Coach’s Name: Doug Frye
Years at School (Career record): 2/ 25 years 170-97
Last Season’s Record (Conference/Finish): 10-2
Last Winning Season (If not last season): 2011
Division/Region (I-VI, 1-24): II-8

Key Returners/PLayers:    
– Kyle Gibson QB 6’2″ 190 Senior 800 yards Passing/350 Rushing
– Brandon Miller LB 6’2″190 Senior
– Johnny Crawford SE/DB 6’3″ 190 Senior
– Jensen Merricle RB 5’11” 190 Senior
– Josh Windle RB 5’9 170 Senior
– Nate Bracy DL 6′ 230 Senior
– Mason Sidey OL 6′ 235 Junior
– Alex Greve DB/RB 6′ 180 Senior
– Zach Schmerge LB 6’2″ 210 Junior

Potential college prospects:    

Zach Schmerge
Johnny Crawford

Noteworthy News: Frye’s 17-5 record since the start of 2010 is the best first 2 year record for any coach in Wapak history.

Schedule: Non-conference opener against Bellefontiane followed by WBL slate (Kenton, Ottawa-Glandorf and Elida additional favorites).

Coach’s Quote: “The battle for the Western Buckeye League championship will again be a tough battle. Kenton has been the champions the last 3 years. OG has many players returning. Elida is big game experienced.Our goal is to continue to grow as a football program.”

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