Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


November 7, 2012

Golden Circle Football: Week 10 Preview


Corsicana —

Blooming Grove at Millsap

7:30 p.m. Friday

At Bulldog Stadium

RECORDS: Class 2A Blooming Grove is 6-3, 3-3 in District 6-2A DII. Millsap is 0-9, 0-6.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Blooming Grove: QB Jayd Kirby, RB/LB Tyler Morris, RB/DB Travis Whiteside, RB/DB Brandon Hays, WR/K Tyler Ellis. Millsap: L Payton Vanderver, WR/DB Shawn Harper, RB Kristian Martinez, LB/L Tim Newberry.

UPDATE: Blooming Grove missed a chance to clinch a playoff spot last week, falling to Rio Vista 44-30 last Friday ... Millsap fell to Scurry-Rosser 75-7 ... Kirby continues a great season, rushing for 1,386 and passing for 1,082 ... Kirby has accounted for 27 TDs ... Morris is the leading rusher with 371 yards and TDs ... Whiteside has rushed for seven TDs and he had 14 tackles in last week’s loss to Rio Vista ... Ellis made his fifth field goal of the season ... Ellis and Whiteside have both returned kickoffs for touchdowns this season ... the Lions are second in the Golden Circle in total offense averaging 414.8 yards per game ... Millsap is averaging four points per game while allowed 52.8 points per game ... Martinez had 91 yards for Millsap in a loss earlier this season to Rice ... QB Michael Rogers connected for a 75-yard TD pass to Kaden King in that game.

— Todd Wills

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