CVAC 2A FOOTBALL PREVIEW: West Caldwell Warriors

Published Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

WEST CALDWELL WARRIORS

 

(all at 7:30 p.m.)
Aug. 20 – at S. Caldwell
Aug. 27 – at R-S Central
Sept. 3 – Hibriten
Sept. 17—NEWTON-CONOVER
Sept. 24—at BUNKER HILL
Oct. 1—at MAIDEN
Oct. 8 – LINCOLNTOIN
Oct. 15—at W. LINCOLN
Oct. 22—BANDYS
Oct. 29—E. BURKE

Conference: Catawba Valley 2A Athletic

Head coach: Monte Simmons (32-42-0, 6 years; 3-4-0 at W. Caldwell, 1 year)

SIMMONS

Assistant coaches: Allen Wittenberg, DC-ILBs; Eric Boston, DL; Lamont Ransby, DBs; Aaron Annas, OLBs; Brandon Suddreth, OC-QBs; Charles Maxwell, WRs; Larmey Dula, WRs; Asper Brigman, OL

Last season’s records: 3-4 overall; 3-4 Northwestern Foothills 2A, fifth place

Last season’s results: at E. BURKE, L 13-18; at HIBRITEN, L 6-62; W. IREDELL, W 47-14; at FRED T. FOARD, W 13-0; PATTON, W 24-15; at DRAUGHN, L 7-21; BUNKER HILL, L 7-38

SCHOOL FOOTBALL HISTORY

Last season in state playoffs: 2017, 2AA

Last state playoff victory: 2016, d. W. Stokes 41-0, first round

All-time state playoff bids (since 1972): 16

Conference titles (or shares of) since 1980, last: 11, 2016 (share) Southern District 7 2A

BY THE NUMBERS

OVERALL

Returning starters: 16

Returning lettermen: 20

OFFENSE

Set: Spread

Returning starters: 7

Leading returning rusher: Cameron Beaver, 6-0, 190, Sr. (45-190, 4 TDs)

Leading returning passer: Jaylen Patterson, 6-1, 90, Jr. (61-121-na, 902, 8 TDs)

Leading returning receivers: Makysis Dula, 5-10, 155, Sr. (13-205, 2 TDs); Mason Anthony, 5-2, 160, Jr. (12-175, 3 TDs); KayVin Felder, 6-0, 175, Jr. (10-173, 1 TD)

Other key returnees: Eric Andrews, 6-3, 280, Sr., C; David Rodriquez, 5-9, 260, Sr., OG; ZyQuan Moorison, 6-0, 235, Sr., OT; Derrick Campbell, 5-9, 165, Sr., WR

Top newcomers: Edward Gaines, 6-1, 265, Jr., OG; Kobie Morrison, 5-7, 180, Jr., WR; Chris Gibbs, 6-4, 185, Soph., WR; Razjae Allah, 5-10, 150, Soph., WR

DEFENSE

Set: Odd

Returning starters: 9

Players to watch: Cameron Beaver, 6-0, 190, Sr., LB; David Rodriquez, 5-9, 260, Sr., NG; Mason Anthony, 6-2, 160, Jr., DB; Maykis Dula, 5-10, 155, Sr., DB; ZyQuan Moorison, 6-0, 235, Sr., DE; Taiwan Perkins, 6-0, 180, Sr., DB; Jakobe Logan, 5-9, 165, Sr., DB; Markell Epps, 6-1, 240, Sr., DE; Bryan Hollar, 6-1, 185, Sr., OLB; KayVin Felder, 6-0, 175, Jr., OLB; Tyler Patterson, 5-9, 210, Jr., ILB

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