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7- + HaysFreePress.com PTA COUNCIL District PTA council seeks the cooperation of all 22 Hays CISD school PTAs. - Page 3B August 17, 2011 Page 1B in scrimmage BY WES FERGUSON wes@haysfreepress.com Lehman High senior linebacker Charles Williams had one goal for his first-team defensive corps heading into Lobes' scrimmage on Saturday. He wanted a shutout. one-yard dash toward the sideline. On second down, Woemer dropped back to pass, but Lobos defenders stunted through gaps between the offensive linemen, andWoemer didn't evenhave time to scramble. Lehman's Kris Hemandez brought down the quarterback for an eight-yard loss. The play killed Marble Falls' me- $ml Lehman's first-team defense gave up no touchdowns to either Wimberley or Marble Falls in a scrimmage on Saturday. It was no sure bet in a three-way mentum, and the next pass fell incom- Lehman head coach Steve Davis said scrimmage against Marble Falls, a class plete, while a 17-yard field goal try was his players had a great scrimmage, and 4A playoff contender, andW'unberley; a no good. he commended his seniors for their Class 3A state power. W'flliams had his shutout. The Lobes leadership and toughness. The quest for a shutout came down had already held Wknberley scoreless in "We have a good shot at the playoffs," to a goal-line stand with less than two a 10-minute timed quarter earlier. The he said, repeating an assertion that is minutes left to play in a 10-minute Lobos' first team defense dldn't give up a quiddybecomingamantmforthele- timed quarter, single touchdown all day; even in the ear- bos. "They're willing to do what it takes Relying on his quick feet, Marble liernon-(imedportionofthescrimmage, to get us to that level." Falls senior quarterback Zed Woemer "We're proving everybody wrong al- Lehman's offense played one timed had marched the Mustangs from their ready," W'flliams said. series against Marble Falls and one own 30-yard line to a first down only 10 With the strong defensive perfor- timed series against Wimberley. Lobe yards away from the Lobes' end zone. The drive had eaten up more than eight minutes of the 10-minute period. On first and goal, Lehman senior Matt Riojas stopped a Mustangs runner on a scrimmage, hnguiano scored the Lobos' only touchdown of the scrimmage on a 10-yard quarterback sweep to the right side of the end zone against WLmbefley. "I was ,1~, ppy with our offensive per- formance, Davis said. "We did some really good things out there." Wunberley, which reached the Class 3A Division II semifinals in 2010, boasts several key offensive weapons, namely star running back Dennis Smith, who was both injured and suspended for most of last season, and Trinity Wilson, who played in Smith's place last year. But quarterback Brady Lambert pro- vided almost all of the Texans' offense on Saturday. Lambert completed four of eight passes for 44 yards in the timed period against Lehman. W'flUams made a key play in stopping the Texans first drive mance on Saturday; the Lobes are one quarterback Matt Anguiano's passing when he chased down Lambert and step closer to their goal of bringing re- numbers suffered from a couple of key forced an incomplete pass. spect to their young football program drops by his wide receivers and Lehman Lehman's next scrimmage begins at while also earning ,the school's first didn't score on either possession. 7 p.m. Thursday against Canyon Lake playoffberth. During the non-timed portion of the High at Shelton Stadium. I~ffiO ~ JIm-Y g00~ Adam Guajardo and the Lehman Lobes stood toe-to-toe with the Class 3A power Texans and Marble Falls, a Class 4A playoff team last season, Saturday dudng a scrim- mage in Wimberley. Hays, under Feldt, dominates Del Valle BY JASON GOROON fmepresssports@yahoo.com RliOll] BY JODY COORBI Hays head coach Erica Walther singled out Emi- ly Clark's leadership during the Lady Rebels' run to the consclation-bracket finals at the North- side ISD toumament last weekend. Hays went on to beat Dnpping Springs Monday night. I Jtmt whon it mppt _ d that tnj es be the story of Hays High's first scrimmage against DelValle, the Rebels showed signs of exactly what new head coach Blake Feldt has been talking about since he arrived on campus in March. The Rebs were running on offense, attacking on defense and for the most part completely shut down a Class 5A Del Valle team at Shelton Stadi- um Saturday morning. Despite the fact center Boone Feldt missed the scrimmage with a stinger in his shoulder, first-team slot receiver Taven Mayberry was out with an abdominal strain, fellow first-team slot receiver Michael Romero was limited by a sprained ankle and starting quarterback Caleb Kimbro played only the first series of the contest before being sidelined the rest of the day with a pulled calf muscle, the rest of the Rebels picked up the slack. See HAYS FOOTBALL, pg. 2B PHOTO BY BRUCE RI~ WWW.~,COM Hays' Shawn Leerssen breaks free from the Del Valle defense during the Rebels' dominating performance Satur- day at Shelton Stadium. Hays next scrimmages at Temple Friday night before opening the season August 26 at home against Akins. /" Bme opener \, BY JASON GORDON freepresssports@y/ahoo.com . / Hays got its biggest volleyball win of the young season Monday night in its home opener in a 25-15, 19-25, 25-21, 25-20 victory over area power Dripping Springs Monday night. Kaylea Beck returned from an injury to lead the Lady Rebels with 14 kills and 19 digs. Sydney Paradeaux had 13 kills See I:Xj. 2B BY FERGUSON wes@haysfreepress.com Take a look at Lehman High School's football record holders, and one name emerges again and again. Most passing yards in a season, with 1,062: Matt Angiuano. MOst completions in a season, Most tOu~downs in a season, i 1.~ hJnt~his initials are M.A. After shag time behind center in his sophomore year and holding the quarterback position outright as a junior, Angiuano is enteringhis .... I~0T0lffJmffC00~ senior season with veteran poise and his team's hopes squarely on ~3hman quarterback Maff Anguiano holds his shoulders. ~1 the Lobes' major single-season passing ecords. He will look to break them during Angiuano, his teammates and his lis senior season this fall.coaches believe this will be the Lo- bos' breakout year. Lehman is field- ing the biggest, most experienced and most talented team since the school began playing football in 2006, but for the Lobes to reach their goal of a playoff run, Angi- uano must be the one to lead them there. "Your quarterback is the key to your offensive success," said headl coach Steve Davis, who was West- lake's offensiye coordinator whenu current New Orleans Saints quar- terback Drew Brees led the Chaps to the state title in 1996. "Matt needs to have a good year and distribute the ball all across the board." Davis, who is also the team's quarterbacks coach, praised Angi- uano's performance during 7-on-7 play this summer and said he was proud of his quarterback's weight training over the o~on as well. "He's just gotten better and bet- ter," Davis said. "His arm strength is better. He worked hard in the weight room, and he was able to put more velocity on the ball when he throws." Angiuano said he put in the time in the weight room after getting banged up last season. He wanted to become bigger and stronger so he wouldn't put himself in a similar situation this year. But all the weight training served an additional purpose, he added. "If I put in the time," Angiuano said, "then the offensive line and the offense would too." The Lobes are fielding 24 se- niors this season, their most ever, and many of the guys share strong bonds after playing together for the past few seasons. The senior quar- terback's leadership by example has encouraged his teammates to give their best efforts too, according to senior running back Levi Medley. "He's hardworking, smart, an ath- lete," Medley said. "When we don't do a good job, he'll let us know, and he'll help us fix it." When not playing football, An- giuano likes to rodeo. His sport is team roping, which shares some similarities to being a quarterback. "There axe a lot of pressure situ- ations when a championship is on the line," he said of team roping. "It's the same here" on the football field. As for all those Lehman football records, they might not last long. Anguino will be out to set new stan- dards this season. "Hopefully he'll have a great year," Davis said, "and we'll have to replace the record signs." #