2016 PREVIEW: Blanchester football


Compiled by Mark Huber



The Blanchester High School football team, from left to right, front row, Blake Baker, Marco Torres-Garcia, Jack Kirby, Tristan Greene, Nick Hopkins, Dylan Fawley, Jacob Hodge, Hunter Collier, Austin Jennett; second row, Quenton Miller, Joe Holcomb, Tyler Chaney, Cade Huston, Jared Monhollen, Dylan Miller, Dalton McMullen, Branson Campbell; third row, Daniel Davenport, Nick Bryant, Tavor Mowry, Spencer Dissell, Tyler Williams, Mason Rector, James Peters, Kadin Berwanger, Brent Hopkins, Derick Bowman; fourth row, John Schirmer, Ramiro Torres, Curtis Estes, Dylan Jones, Seth Caldwell, Chase Sicurella, Austin Walker, Andrew Frump, Lucas Thacker; fifth row, Jay Ashcraft, Tanner Creager, Gabe Napier, Jesse Wright, Trevor Chaney, Christian Stubbs, Cody Henson, Dale Sturgill, Kaleb Goodin; sixth row, Matt Grogg, Dustin Howard, Cole Feirl, Cody McCollister; seventh row, Justin Ballard, Thomas Dugger, Reighdyn Bare, Dylan Baker, Ethan Lakes, Hunter Bare, Shawn Snyder, Justin Lucas, Josh Creekmore.


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RECORD IN 2015

3-7 overall, 2-2 in SBAAC National

HEAD COACH

Brandon Sammons, 1st year at BHS, 9th year coaching

COACH’S RECORD

0-0

COACHES IN PROGRAM

Greg Kummer, def coordinator, linebackers; Brian Damewood, special teams, def backs; Jim Collier, defensive line; Sean Mowry, running backs; TJ East, offensive line; Jim Hetzel, wide receivers; Alec Swartz, quarterbacks; Josh Creekmore, middle school; Dan Peters, middle school

NUMBER OF STARTERS RETURNING

6 on offense, 6 on defense

NUMBER OF RETURNING LETTER WINNERS

16

KEY PLAYERS RETURNING

Seniors Tristan Greene, Dylan Fawley, Branson Campbell, Marcos Torres, Joe Holcomb, Cade Huston, Hunter Collier, Nick Hopkins, Austin Jennet, Dylan Miller, Jared Monhollen, Quenton Miller

KEY NEWCOMERS

Jack Kirby, Jacob Goodin, Reighdyn Bare, Josh Creekmore, Cody McCollister, Austin Walker, Brent Hopkins, Tavor Mowry, Dustin Howard

KEY PLAYERS LOST

Preseason injuries mounting, awaiting diagnosis for a few.

RIGHT NOW I LIKE

Our defensive pursuit. Our quarterback is becoming more comfortable in the offense.

RIGHT NOW WE NEED TO IMPROVE

Our persistence and finishing.

WHO WILL BE THE TEAM TO BEAT IN YOUR LEAGUE AND WHY

Blanchester in the small school division and New Richmond in the large school division

ANYTHING ELSE YOU’D LIKE TO SAY ABOUT TEAM, SEASON

We’ll learn a lot the first five weeks about who we are and what kind of heart we have.

SCHEDULE

Aug 26 Clinton-Massie 7 pm @BHS

Sept 2 @East Clinton 730 pm; Sept 9 @Waynesville 7 pm; Sept 16 @Goshen 7 pm; Sept 23 New Richmond @BHS 7 pm; Sept 30 Clermont Northeastern 7 pm @BHS

Oct 7 @Batavia 7 pm; Oct 14 @Williamsburg 7 pm; Oct 21 Bethel-Tate @BHS 7 pm; Oct 28 Amelia @BHS

ROSTER (Uniform No., Player, Position, Ht, Wt)

Seniors

1 Nick Hopkins WR/DB 6-0, 185

2 Austin Jennett WR/DB 5-9, 160

4 Derick Bowman WR/DB 5-10, 140

5 Tristan Greene QB/DB 5-9, 175

12 Quenton Miller WR/DB 6-1, 185

14 Jared Monhollen WR/LB 6-0, 200

17 Blake Baker WR/DB 5-11, 160

21 Dylan Miller WR/DB 6-0, 160

25 Hunter Collier RB/LB 5-6, 185

27 Dalton McMullen WR/DL 5-9, 170

51 Branson Campbell OL/LB 5-10, 205

53 Marcos Torres-Garcia OL/DL 5-6, 190

54 Cade Huston OL/DL 6-3, 250

59 Dylan Fawley OL/DL 6-2, 240

63 Jacob Goodin OL/Dl 5-10, 200

65 Jack Kirby OL/DL 5-11, 210

73 Jacob Hodge OL/Dl 5-8, 240

75 Tyler Chaney OL/DL 5-11, 285

78 Joe Holcomb OL/DL 6-0, 320

Juniors

8 Spencer Dissel WR/DB 5-8, 160

37 Cody Henson RB/LB 5-9, 180

40 Josh Creekmore WR/LB 5-11, 215

44 Justin Lucas WR/Dl 6-2, 255

55 Justin Ballard OL/DL 6-0, 200

60 Shawn Snyder OL/DL 6-1, 180

71 Reighdyn Bare OL/DL 6-1, 250

72 Ethan Lakes OL/DL 6-8, 260

76 Dylan Baker OL/DL 6-4, 265

Sophomores

3 Dustin Howard WR/LB 6-0, 220

6 Nick Bryant WR/DB 5-7, 175

11 Cole Feirl WR/DB 6-1, 165

13 Junior Torres WR/LB 5-9, 165

15 Trenton Hartness WR/DB 5-8, 150

18 Dale Sturgill WR/DB 5-9, 150

19 Tavor Mowry WR/DB 5-6, 130

20 Clayton Schirmer QB/DB 5-11, 160

22 Brent Hopkins WR/DB 5-7, 150

23 Lucas Thacker WR/DB 5-11, 160

52 Matthew Grogg OL, DL 6-0, 235

56 Cody McCollister OL/DL 5-11, 215

64 Chase Sicurella OL/DL 5-10, 165

66 Dylan Jones OL/DL 5-10, 215

67 Austin Walker OL/DL 5-10, 220

68 Curtis Estes OL/DL 5-11, 245

77 Trevor Chaney OL/DL 5-11, 315

81 Tyler Williams WR/DB 5-7, 130

Freshmen

7 Tanner Creager WR/DB 5-9, 135

9 Johnny Schirmer WR/DB 5-8, 135

10 Kadin Berwanger WR/DB 5-8, 140

16 Jesse Wright WR/LB 5-10, 155

24 Josh Ashcraft WR/DB 5-11, 155

28 Hunter Bare WR/DL 6-4, 200

30 Andrew Frump RB/DB 5-6, 165

32 Christian Stubbs RB/LB 5-8, 205

35 Daniel Davenport WR/DB 5-4, 110

47 James Peters RB/LB 5-9, 200

58 Kaleb Goodin OL/DL 5-11, 235

62 Thomas Dugger OL/DL 6-2, 275

63 Gabe Napier OL/DL 6-0, 170

65 Seth Caldwell OL/DL 5-10, 250

70 Briant St John OL/DL 5-7, 180

74 Mason Rector OL/DL 5-8, 245

The Blanchester High School football team, from left to right, front row, Blake Baker, Marco Torres-Garcia, Jack Kirby, Tristan Greene, Nick Hopkins, Dylan Fawley, Jacob Hodge, Hunter Collier, Austin Jennett; second row, Quenton Miller, Joe Holcomb, Tyler Chaney, Cade Huston, Jared Monhollen, Dylan Miller, Dalton McMullen, Branson Campbell; third row, Daniel Davenport, Nick Bryant, Tavor Mowry, Spencer Dissell, Tyler Williams, Mason Rector, James Peters, Kadin Berwanger, Brent Hopkins, Derick Bowman; fourth row, John Schirmer, Ramiro Torres, Curtis Estes, Dylan Jones, Seth Caldwell, Chase Sicurella, Austin Walker, Andrew Frump, Lucas Thacker; fifth row, Jay Ashcraft, Tanner Creager, Gabe Napier, Jesse Wright, Trevor Chaney, Christian Stubbs, Cody Henson, Dale Sturgill, Kaleb Goodin; sixth row, Matt Grogg, Dustin Howard, Cole Feirl, Cody McCollister; seventh row, Justin Ballard, Thomas Dugger, Reighdyn Bare, Dylan Baker, Ethan Lakes, Hunter Bare, Shawn Snyder, Justin Lucas, Josh Creekmore.
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_FB_blanteam-1.jpgThe Blanchester High School football team, from left to right, front row, Blake Baker, Marco Torres-Garcia, Jack Kirby, Tristan Greene, Nick Hopkins, Dylan Fawley, Jacob Hodge, Hunter Collier, Austin Jennett; second row, Quenton Miller, Joe Holcomb, Tyler Chaney, Cade Huston, Jared Monhollen, Dylan Miller, Dalton McMullen, Branson Campbell; third row, Daniel Davenport, Nick Bryant, Tavor Mowry, Spencer Dissell, Tyler Williams, Mason Rector, James Peters, Kadin Berwanger, Brent Hopkins, Derick Bowman; fourth row, John Schirmer, Ramiro Torres, Curtis Estes, Dylan Jones, Seth Caldwell, Chase Sicurella, Austin Walker, Andrew Frump, Lucas Thacker; fifth row, Jay Ashcraft, Tanner Creager, Gabe Napier, Jesse Wright, Trevor Chaney, Christian Stubbs, Cody Henson, Dale Sturgill, Kaleb Goodin; sixth row, Matt Grogg, Dustin Howard, Cole Feirl, Cody McCollister; seventh row, Justin Ballard, Thomas Dugger, Reighdyn Bare, Dylan Baker, Ethan Lakes, Hunter Bare, Shawn Snyder, Justin Lucas, Josh Creekmore. Mark Huber | News Journal

Compiled by Mark Huber

Reach Mark Huber at 937-556-5765, or on Twitter @wnjsports

Reach Mark Huber at 937-556-5765, or on Twitter @wnjsports

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