Game Preview: Shiner at Hallettsville
The Comanches play their first road game as they take on the Brahmas at 7:30pm tomorrow (Friday, September 2, 2016) at Hallettsville Brahma Memorial Stadium.
"While it is not a rivalry game, people in Shiner have friends in Hallettsville. It is going to be a good game for both schools," Comanches head coach Steven Cerny said.
The Brahmas pounded Schulenburg 45-0 last week and the Comanches also started off 1-0 with a 34-13 home win against Goliad.
The Brahmas have a lot of quick and fast athletes. "They have lots and lots of speed," he said. On offense, the Brahmas have traditionally gone with a spread offense and that will be spearheaded by DJ Taylor, a move-in from Goliad. "He has a great arm," Cerny said.
Deondre "Scooter" Adams will do most of the running for the Brahmas while Hallettsville has several players that are stout at receiver, including Colton Starnes, Ashton Adams, Kraegan Matula, Jordan Brooks and Jackson Taylor.
Cerny said Shiner will have to improve on big play prevention against Hallettsville.
While not all that big, the Brahmas defense is very aggressive, plays great technique and has speed as well. Linebacker Jaxon Reeves will lead that defensive effort.
"We have to stay low and be more consistent in our blocking," Cerny said.
Shiner and Hallettsville have played each other a total of 11 times in their histories, with the Brahmas holding 8-3 advantage and have won the last two – 49-28 in Shiner in 2012 and 39-0 in Hallettsville in 2013.
|Mark Lube is the sports editor for the Shiner Gazette. Contact him at 361-594-3346 or email@example.com|