NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: West Iredell Warriors

Published Monday, August 19th, 2019

By CHRIS HOBBS

HobbsDailyReport.com

2019 SCHEDULE
(all games at 7:30 p.m.)
Aug. 23—at Winston-Salem Atkins (E)
Aug. 30—S. Iredell
Sept. 13—at Statesville
Sept. 20—N. Iredell
Sept. 27—DRAUGHN
Oct. 4—at E. BURKE
Oct. 11—W. CALDWELL
Oct. 18—PATTON
Oct. 25—at BUNKER HILL
Nov. 1—HIBRITEN
Nov. 8—at FRED T. FOARD

WEST IREDELL WARRIORS

Conference: Northwestern Foothills 2A

Head coach: Monte Simmons (13-32, 4 years; 13-32 at W. Iredell, 4 years)

Last season’s records: 5-6 overall; 3-3 Northwestern Foothills 2A, fourth place

BY THE NUMBERS

OVERALL

 Returning starters: 12

 Returning lettermen: 23

 OFFENSE

Returning starters: 5

Leading returning rushers: Emmauel Long, 6-0, 235, Sr. (17-945, 18 TDs); Eli Kitchens, 6-1, 175, Sr. (46-354, 2 TDs); Myles Jackson, 5-7, 195, Sr. (34-211, 2 TDs)

Leading returning passer: Eli Kitchens, 6-2, 170, Sr. (89-185-10, 919 yards, 11 TDs)

Leading returning receivers: Shawn Pearson, 6-3, 174, Sr. (3-112, no TDs); William Barber, 5-10, 165, Sr. (19-157, 2 TDs); Myles Jackson, 5-7, 195, Sr. (8-119, 1 TD); Emmanuel Long, 6-0, 234, Sr., (18-41 (no TDs)

 DEFENSE

Returning starters: 7

Players to watch: Say’qwon Miller, LB, 6-2, 195, Sr.; William Barber, DB, 5-10, 165, Sr.

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