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December 5, 2012

GC Football: Mildred, Nocona on similar paths in Region II-2A DII finals

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Mildred vs. Nocona

Region II-2A DII Finals

7:30 p.m., Friday, Aledo’s Bearcat Stadium

Players to Watch: Mildred — QB Nic Shimonek, RB/S Draylon Sterling, L Noah Pennell, L Thomas Finigmow, RB/CB Jeremy Ballard, WR/LB Mikey Muncy. Nocona — RB/S Tate Fenoglio, QB/QB Hayden Hill, L Jesse Salgado, RB/S Bryce Dingler, TE/LB Edward Cardoza, FB/LB Tyler Gay.

Mildred                                      Clarksville

11-1                   Record                        12-0

6-2A                   District                       5-2A

56.8             Points Per Game              33.5

11.3      Points Allowed Per Game      12.3

293.3    Rushing Yards Per Game    324.9

168.2      Rushing Yards Allowed         n/a

180.6    Passing Yards Per Game       96.8

65.1       Passing Yards Allowed           n/a

Leaders

Sterling (1,784, 32 TDs)        Rushing     Fenoglio (2,074, 20 TDs)

Shimonek (2,167, 30 TDs)    Passing                   Hill (875, 7 TDs)

Muncy (673, 10 TDs)           Receiving         Cardoza (412, 8 TDs)

Sterling (101)                         Tackles                         Dingler (106)

Ballard (11)                        Interceptions              Hill, Fenoglio (5)

Road to Aledo

Bye                                   Bi-district                              Bye    

Def. Cooper, 38-14              Area      Def. Edgewood, 40-23

Def. Clarksville, 44-14    Regionals         Def. Gunter, 15-13

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