2017 FALL PREVIEW: Blanchester football


TEAM RECORD, LEAGUE FINISH IN 2016

​7-4 overall, 4-0 and first place in SBAAC National Division​

HEAD COACH

Brandon Sammons, second year at BHS, 10th overall

HEAD COACH’S RECORD

​7-4​, one year

COACHES IN PROGRAM

Gregg Kummer, def coor., linebackers

Jim Collier, def line, running backs

Brian Damewood, spec teams, JV def coor

TJ East, off line, JV off coor

Travis Boyd, def line

Jim Hetzel, wide receivers, strength/conditioning

David Sammons, asst coach

Josh Creekmore, middle school

Dan Peters, middle school

NUMBER OF STARTERS RETURNING

​4

NUMBER OF RETURNING LETTER WINNERS

​10

KEY PLAYERS RETURNING

Brent Hopkins

James Peters

Cody McCollister

Matthew Grogg

Justin Ballard

Dustin Howard

Dylan Baker

Reighdyn Bare

KEY NEWCOMERS

Jacob Burden

Brayden Sipple

Tanner Creager

Jacksson Waialae

Jesse Wright

Christian Stubbs

Junior Torres

Dale Sturgill

Cody Henson

Spencer Dissel

Jasper Damewood

KEY PLAYERS LOST

Tristan Greene, QB, 1700 yards passing, 1000 yards rushing 37 touchdowns

Hunter Collier, LB/RB, top tackler, 700 yards rushing

Nick Hopkins

Branson Campbell

Marcos Torres-Garcia

PREDICTED DIVISION FINISH

​First​

SBAAC TITLES

​’96, ‘05-07, ‘16​

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

​We are a young team and we are looking forward to our young guys stepping up in the early games. I am looking forward to these guys finding their identity and bonding as a team. We should be well prepared for league play after our nonconference schedule for sure.

ROSTER

1-Jacob Burden Sr WR/DB 6-0, 185

2-Brayden Sipple Fr QB/DB 6-2, 170

3-Dustin Howard Jr WR/LB 6-0, 220

4-Derick Bowman Jr WR/DB 5-10, 145

5-Spencer Dissel Sr WR/DB 5-8, 165

6-Colt Conover Fr WR/LB 5-7, 185

7-Tanner Creager So WR/DB 5-11, 145

8-Chace Sicurella Jr WR/DL 5-11, 170

9-Johnny Schirmer So WR/DB 5-9, 145

10-Kadin Berwanger So WR/DB 5-11, 155

11-Will Childers Sr WR/DB 5-7, 140

12-Wesley Mitchell Sr WR/LB 6-0, 190

13-Junior Torres Jr WR/LB 5-10, 180

14-Jacksson Waialae Jr WR/DB 6-2, 170

15-Trenton Hartness Jr WR/DB 5-9, 155

16-Josh Hampton Jr RB/DB

17-Brody Rice Fr WR/DB 6-1, 185

18-Dale Sturgill Jr RB/LB 5-9, 165

19-Carter Abbott So WR/LB 6-1, 165

20-Clayton Schirmer Jr WR/LB 5-11, 175

21-Andrew Frump So RB/LB 5-8, 165

22-Brent Hopkins Jr RB/DB 5-7, 155

23-Lucas Thacker Jr WR/DB 5-11, 160

24-Kyle Hopkins Fr WR/DB 5-9, 150

25-Justin Ballard Sr WR/DL 6-1, 200

27-Jacob Burris Fr WR/DB 5-6, 120

30-Gabe Peters Fr RB/LB 5-10, 165

32-Anthony Doughman Fr WR/DL 5-7, 135

33-Bryce Scalf Fr RB/DB 5-9, 165

35-Daniel Davenport So WR/DB 5-5, 115

37-Cody Henson Sr RB/LB 5-10, 180

40-Larry Hamer Fr WR/DB 5-4, 125

42-Blake Richard Fr RB/DB 6-1, 165

44-Dalton Fisher Sr RB/LB

47-James Peters So RB/DL 5-10, 215

51-Gage Huston Fr OL/DL 5-9, 155

52-Matthew Grogg Jr OL/DL 6-0, 245

53-Logan Heitzman Fr OL/DL 5-11, 180

54-Christian Stubbs So OL/LB 5-9, 225

55-Brady Phillips Fr OL/DL 5-9, 155

56-Cody McCollister Jr OL/DL 5-11, 215

58-Kaleb Goodin So OL/DL 5-11, 240

59-Jesse Wright So OL/LB 6-0, 180

60-Shawn Snyder Sr OL/DL 6-1, 200

62-Thomas Womble Jr OL-DL 5-8, 230

63-Shane Garrett Fr OL/DL 5-11, 155

64-Austin Lewis So OL/DL 5-8, 195

65-Coleton Himes Jr OL/DL 5-10, 250

66-Seth Randolph Jr OL/Dl 5-9, 205

67-Austin Walker Jr OL/DL 5-10, 230

68-Curtis Estes Jr OL/DL 6-0, 275

71-Reighdyn Bare Sr OL/DL 6-1, 250

72-Steven Latchford Jr OL/DL 6-0, 205

73-Logan Adams So OL/DL 5-9, 185

74-Hunter Bare So OL/DL 6-5, 220

75-Hunter Rineair Fr OL/DL 5-7, 205

76-Dylan Baker Sr OL/DL 6-5, 275

77-Trevor Chaney Jr OL/DL 5-11, 325

78-Drew Williams Fr OL/DL 5-8, 195

81-Noah Faulkner Fr WR/DB 5-9, 155

88-Jasper Damewood So K 5-8, 145

SCHEDULE

August

Aug 25 @Washington Senior 7 pm

September

Sept 1 vs Mariemont @Barbour Memorial 7 pm; Sept 8 vs Waynesville @Barbour Memorial 7 pm; Sept 15 @Wilmington 7 pm; Sept 22 @Goshen 7 pm; Sept 29 vs Bethel-Tate @Barbour Memorial (Homecoming) 7 pm

October

Oct 6 @Williamsburg 7 pm; Oct 13 vs Clermont Northeastern @Barbour Memorial (Youth Night) 7 pm; Oct 20 @Fayetteville-Perry 7 pm; Oct 27 vs East Clinton @Barbour Memorial 7 pm

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The Blanchester High School football team, from left to right, front row, Will Childers, Jacob Burden, Reighdyn Bare, Dylan Baker, head coach Brandon Sammons, Shawn Snyder, Justin Ballard, Cody Henson, Spencer Dissell; second row, Hunter Rineair, Colt Conover, Drew Williams, Andrew Frump, James Peters, Brent Hopkins, Austin Walker, Coleton Himes, Anthony Doughman, Jacob Burris, Daniel Davenport; middle row, Kyle Hopkins, Austin Lewis, Ramiro Torres, Christian Stubbs, Logan Adams, John Schirmer, Dale Sturgill, Shane Garrett, Noah Faulkner, Gage Huston, Derek Bowman; fourth row, Chace Sicurella, Kaiden Berwanger, Tanner Creager, Jessie Wright, Carter Abbott, Curtis Estes, Bryce Scalf, Lucas Thacker, Gabe Peters, Brady Phillips, Kaleb Goodin; back row, Cody McCollister, Dustin Howard, Steven Latchford, Blake Richard, Brayden Sipple, Hunter Bare, Brody Rice, Jackson Waialae, Clayton Schirmer, Matt Grogg, Trevor Chaney, Logan Heitzman.
http://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/08/web1_FB_blanteam.jpgThe Blanchester High School football team, from left to right, front row, Will Childers, Jacob Burden, Reighdyn Bare, Dylan Baker, head coach Brandon Sammons, Shawn Snyder, Justin Ballard, Cody Henson, Spencer Dissell; second row, Hunter Rineair, Colt Conover, Drew Williams, Andrew Frump, James Peters, Brent Hopkins, Austin Walker, Coleton Himes, Anthony Doughman, Jacob Burris, Daniel Davenport; middle row, Kyle Hopkins, Austin Lewis, Ramiro Torres, Christian Stubbs, Logan Adams, John Schirmer, Dale Sturgill, Shane Garrett, Noah Faulkner, Gage Huston, Derek Bowman; fourth row, Chace Sicurella, Kaiden Berwanger, Tanner Creager, Jessie Wright, Carter Abbott, Curtis Estes, Bryce Scalf, Lucas Thacker, Gabe Peters, Brady Phillips, Kaleb Goodin; back row, Cody McCollister, Dustin Howard, Steven Latchford, Blake Richard, Brayden Sipple, Hunter Bare, Brody Rice, Jackson Waialae, Clayton Schirmer, Matt Grogg, Trevor Chaney, Logan Heitzman. Mark Huber | News Journal

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