2012 JJHuddle Previews: Harrison


Harrison Wildcats

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

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2012 JJHuddle HS Football Previews

Harrison (7-4, Region 8 quarterfinalist)

High School Name: William Henry Harrison High School
High School City: Harrison
Coach’s Name: Kent McCullough
Years at School (Career record):     2nd (7-4)
Last Season’s Record (Conference/Finish):     7-4 (5-0/1st)
Last Winning Season: 2011 
Division/Region: II-8

Key Returners:
Truman Gutapfel,12, DE/TE, 6-3, 245
Jon Schneider, 12, DE/OL, 6-4, 250
Ben Kling, 12, OL/DL, 6-2, 265
AJ Glines, 11, WR/DB, 6-0, 185

Potential college prospects:     

Truman Gutapfel
Jon Schneider

Noteworthy News: The Wildcats are coming off the school’s first back-to-back playoff berths since three straight trips in 1987-89. Their also coming off a season in which they won their first outright conference championship in 14 years and beat Winton Woods and Anderson for the first time in 10 and 14 years, respectively. Now what? The program lost 21 seniors to graduation, but second-year head coach Kent McCullough said expectations remain. The team will be lead by DE/TE Truman Gutapfel (6-3, 245, sr.), DE/OL Jon Schneider (6-4, 250, sr.) and OL/DL Ben Kling (6-2, 265, sr.).     

Coach’s Quote: “We’re going to be young and inexperienced but the bar for a conference championship and playoff run is set. It will be exciting season entering a new conference, but Harrison expects to continue its success and build towards a playoff run.”

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