Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


September 4, 2013

GC Football: Previews for Golden Circle football games this week


Corsicana —


Hubbard at Bosqueville

7:30 p.m. Friday

At Bulldog Field

RECORDS: Class 1A DII Hubbard s 1-0.  Class 1A DI Bosqueville is 1-0.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Hubbbard: RB/DB Logan McClinton, WR/DB D’Warren Simmons, QB Casen Martin, LB Jordan Johnson. B: QB C.J. Collins, RB Grayson Gonzalez, DL Trent Andrews.

UPDATE: Opening week saw Hubbard pummel outmanned Class 2A DII Rice 58-6 on the road. Bosqueville opened by besting Bartlett 43-20 ... The Bulldogs ran over Hubbard by a 35-9 margin last year at Jaguar Field after leading 14-9 at the half ... Bosqueville went three rounds deep in the Class 1A DI playoffs in 2012 while Hubbard was ousted in the first week of the Class 1A DII postseason play ... Both teams entered the 2013 season with lofty expectations and both have been ranked in early Class 1A polls ... The Jags rushed for over 350 yards last week as senior RB Logan McClinton accounted for 235 on just 12 carries while fellow senior RB Trey Henderson scored four times on the ground ... Bosqueville senior QB C.J. Collins threw for 314 yards and three TDs against Bartlett last week after accumulating over 2,500 yards and 30 scores through the air in 2012.

 — Don A. Sims


Chico vs. Wortham

7:30 p.m. Saturday

At Burleson Stadium

RECORDS: Class 1A Chico is 1-0. Class 1A Wortham is 1-0.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Chico: QB/DB Jericoe McGuire, WR/DB Chris Gilmore, QB/DB Creese Redman, OL/DL JD Parketon.  Wortham: RB Dalton Donnahue, WR/LB Kenneth Freeman, OL/DL Angus Worcester, WR/LB James McClelland.

UPDATE: Saturday’s matchup will be the first time Wortham and Chico have played each other… Chico is looking to build on last week’s win against Frost…The Dragons had a combined offense of 282 yards, 177 coming off the ground… McGuire ran for 62 yards, including a 38-yard TD and also threw a 19-yard TD pass to Matt Carter, who opened the game last week with a 65-yard TD run ... Wortham is looking to minimize turnovers this week, after fumbling four times and throwing one interception against Hillsboro JV… The Bulldogs offense, led by senior captain, Witty Busby, gained a total of 202 yards … Busby completed 7 of 13 for 85 yards … Wortham’s defense held Hillsboro JV to 168 total yards of offense ....and the defense came up bg with a goal line stand and two blocked kicks ...Linebacker Blake Hutson had 11 tackles.

 — Lindsey Coffman

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