NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: South Caldwell Spartans

Published Monday, August 19th, 2019

By CHRIS HOBBS

HobbsDailyReport.com

2019 SCHEDULE
(all games at 7:30 p.m.)
Aug. 23—W. Caldwell
Aug. 30—at Maiden
Sept. 6—Bandys
Sept. 13—at Hibriten
Sept. 20—at R-S Central
Sept. 27—at WATAUGA
Oct. 11—at McDOWELL
Oct. 18—FREEDOM
Oct. 25—HICKORY
Nov. 1—at ST. STEPHENS
Nov. 8—ALEXANDER CENTRAL

SOUTH CALDWELL SPARTANS

Conference: Northwestern 3A-4A

Head coach: Marc Kirkpatrick (4-19, 2 years; 4-19 at S. Caldwell, 2 years)

Last season’s records: 3-8 overall; 2-5 Northwestern 3A-4A, tied for sixth place

BY THE NUMBERS

OVERALL

 Returning starters: 15

 Returning lettermen: 32

OFFENSE

 

Returning starters: 8

Leading returning rushers: Spencer Piercy, 5-11, 172, Sr. (99-1,005, 10 TDs); Isaiah Kirby, 5-11, 176, Jr. (88-565, 7 TDs); Avery Raynor, 6-0, 185, Jr. (108-564, 11 TDs)

Leading returning passer: Avery Raynor, 6-0, 185, Jr. (47-92-2, 814 yards, 6 TDs)

Leading returning receivers: Austin Raynor, 6-2, 203, Sr. (25-683, 4 TDs); Spencer Piercy, 5-11, 172, Sr. (22-237, 4 TDs)

DEFENSE

 Returning starters: 7

 Players to watch: Austin Raynor, OLB, 6-2, 203, Sr.; Spencer Piercy, LB, 5-11, 172, Sr.; C.W. Saunders, DL, 6-3, 280, Sr.; Isaiah Kirby, DB, 5-11, 176, Jr.; C.J. Crawford, ILB, 6-1, 205, Sr.; Brandon Torres, OLB, 6-0, 200, Sr.; Steven Reid, ILB, 6-0, 220, Jr.; A.J. Rivera, DL, 5-10, 256, Sr.; Gray Felts, DB, 6-0, 185, Sr.; Ryan Hawkins, DL, 5-11, 225, Sr.; Steven Warren, DL, 6-2 230, Sr.; Mason Spradling, DL, 5-11, 255, Jr.; Aaron Kirby, DB, 6-0, 145, Sr.

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