West Lincoln Football 2019 Preview Capsule

Head coach: Darren Ponder (1st season)

Last year’s record: 9-3

Assistant coaches: David Avery, Wayne Navey, Chuck Mallory, John Henderson, Jonathan Scronce, Brad Newton, Adam Floyd, Jared Swafford, John Markley, Dallas Bridges.

Top returners: Xander Pendergrass, Sr., RB/S; Canon Bridges, Sr., FB/OLB; Harley Scronce, OL/DL; Alex Hall OL/DL; Mason Huitt QB/S; Chandler Carpenter LB/TE; Dylan Beam OLB/RB.

Top newcomers: Hunter Leonhardt, Sr., RB/DB; Samuel Duncan, Jr., WR/DB; Caleb Brittainn, Sr., OL/LB; Ricky Reynolds, Jr., WR/DB.

Strength: Veteran defense, very hard working team.  Great team leaders. 

Weakness: Good, but inexperienced, offensive players.

Schedule

Aug. 23 ………. Draughn

Aug. 30 ………. Open

Sept. 6 ……….. Cherryville

Sept. 13 ……… at Fred T. Foard

Sept. 20 ……… at East Burke

Sept. 27 ……… North Lincoln

Oct. 4 …………. Maiden

Oct. 11 ……….. at Newton-Conover

Oct. 18 ………. Lincolnton

Oct. 25 ………. at Bandys

Nov. 1 ……….. at East Lincoln

Nov. 8 ……….. Lake Norman Charter