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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 13, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Basketball Page 10A Sports ttoraldZfltmf December Nfi 130 130 Unicorns need to be patient against loaded Tomball Staff wrlUr If New Braunfels upsets Tomball in the Class 4A state semifinal it will not be credited to divine in For the Unicorns to win Saturdays game at Tully Stadium in Spring the team will need to play its best game of the season and have the patience of The game pits what may be the states two best 4A and what definitely is a clash between the the classifications only undefeated Both are Offensively and the Cougars are as fine a team as you will find in high school said New Braunfels Coach Jim Patience will be the key to the game on both sides of the he When Tomball is on most eyes will be glued to its two allstate quarterback Lance Pavlas and halfback Bubba a college bluechip pro is easily the best quarterback the Unicorns have Streety There are just not many around like Hes an excellent passer for a but it is his running of the offense and his handling of their op tion that is his he Complimenting Pavlas is who has rushed for more than yards in his fouryear career as a Wildcat and has amassed yards this season entering the New Braunfels At 56 and 160 the senior will not plow through many He is a finesse runner who prefers the open fields outside of his offen sive He has excellent strength in his legs and is not easy to Stree ty Tomball has deployed its two top offensive weapons to their max with Greely taking advantage of Pavlas precision Teams get concerned about pass then all of a sudden theyll trap Greely up the middle and hell be Streety They have as all good teams If we are going to be suc cessful we have to slow LESLIE They are going to stop us but we have to stay have confidence in what we do best and find a way to make it Well be very Jim Streety down the things they do he The Unicorns defensive line has been consistent all all season in play ing against Streety but few teams have been able to contain Greely to the middle of the We have got to be sure we get peo ple in a forcing position on Greely he New Braunfels outside linebackers and defensive backs will try to be aware of Greelys every movement without giving Pavlas any extra room to throw the the the Unicorns face is even Stree ty You hear so much about Pavlas and Greely that a lot of people fail to make note of the fact that their defense is very he The reason for Streetys concern is that Tomball has yielded an average of six points a game and has recorded seven shutouts this In three playoff the Wildcats have surrendered seven They play it pretty straight defen They sit in there and try to read the play and pursue the Im just very impressed with the way they play Streety They are going to stop us but we have to stay have confidence in what we do best and find a way to make it Well be very he The key players in the Wildcats defensive scheme are ends Mitch Martin and Jim Tilley and defensive tackle Monte The matchup between Jones and New Braunfels offensive guard Mike Sullivan will be a key matchup in the battle at the line of Sullivan will have his hands full on defense going against Tom balls premier blocker in While the Wildcats rolled over sixthranked Bay City last the Unicorns soundly defeated Calallen in what Streety called an uninspired But New Braunfels has a knack for coming up with its best showings in the most important a fact which Streety said will work for the That is wmething that is very much in our Starting with Seguin in the nondistrictportion of the season and Canyon in district and Uvalde in bidistrict and to a lesser extent we have either played extremely well when we had to or come up with the plays we needed in order to Streety It has become a trademark of this football Every intangible points to a great game by he If the team can muster the same type of performance it had in its 4514 victory over the Unicorns have a great chance of defeating he I think the guys realize we have a great opportunity in front of us and they want to make the most of Well have a good chance to I believe it and I know they can do Streety In order to advance to the the Unicorns must be able to take ad vantage of the opportunities they come and avoid turnovers at all We cannot afford to turn the ball When they get the weve got to put a lot of Astroturf between them and the Streety I feel that if we are patient enough and execute as we have been well get our share of We just need to take advantage of he The winner of the game will face the winner of the SweetwaterAustin Westlake which will be played Saturday at in Westlake is 122 on the year while Sweetwater is New Braunfels stats Teem statistics NB Opponents 369 Points 136 73 First quarter 17 121 Second quarter 39 73 Third quarter 26 102 Fourth quarter 54 215 First downs 168 49 by pass 51 154 by run 93 12 by penalty 32 per game 5763296 Rushesyards 4561782 44253 per game 35137 1142 Passingyards 1142 88 per game 88 841493 Passes 8923317 371326 Puntsyards 491616 Average punting 2618 Fumbleslost 4930 99766 Penaltiesyards 55450 per game Longest scoring drive 98 yards Longest scoring play Eric Schroeder 97 yards 2 4 1 36 0 0 2 0 0 0 142 2 1124 POA TO 32 565 44 4 186 14 0 135 90 30 46 41 20 11 1 8 2 3 1 4 0 30 0 Individual Rushing Player Stephen Millett Stephen Hanz Eric Schroeder Ryan Purdy Kevin Walker AlanMatney 286 99 48 87 10 19 1915 471 350 323 99 50 43 26 21 Cody 5 Victor Sierra 24 Barry Baker 5 Totals 585 3296 Passing Player Victor Sierra 66 114 2 954 AlanMatney 15 28 0 126 Leon Sneed 1 2 0 26 PG TD 14726 36 4 27 5 25 4 81 40 40 21 20 254 41 PGA TD 7 1 1 Millett Barry Baker Totals Receiving Player Leon Sneed Stephen Millett 17 Barry Baker 11 Damon Millett 5 Victor Sierra 2 RyanPurdy 4 Stephen Hanz 6 Craig Compion 2 Kevin Walker 1 Kevin Webb 1 Tim Zipp 1 Totals 82 1124 Scoring Player TD FG XP Stephen Milletl 28 0 1 170 Stephen Hanz 6 Leon Sneed 4 Eric Schroeder 5 Victor Sierra 2 Ryan Purdy 4 Damon Millert 3 Barry Baker 2 Kevin Walker 1 Kevin Webb 0 Larry Longoria 0 Tim Zipp 0 Bobby Douglas 0 H 0 36 8 32 0 30 18 30 0 24 0 18 0 12 0 6 0 30 Starters New Braunfels Offense CB Barry Baker FS Kevin Walker or Leon Sneed SS Stephen Hanz Pos QB TB F8 and WB and SE and RT RG C or LG LT TE Defense T T NG OLB OLB ILB ILB Player Victor Sierra Stephen Millett Ryan Purdy Stephen Hanz Kevin Walker Craig Compton Leon Sneed Barry Baker Billy Lytton Mike Sullivan Eric Rivers Paul Larry Longoria Darrin Toney Damon Millert Player Mike Sullivan Eric Rivers Keith Cook Kevin Webb Damon Millert Brett Stahl 60 185 12 60 186 12 63 184 11 510 173 12 60 155 11 511 145 11 511 153 11 58 155 12 226 11 255 12 210 12 510 196 11 510 222 12 60 195 11 64 194 12 64 255 12 62 210 12 Tom beII Offense 62 64 62 QB LHB RHB SE TE FL RT C LG LT Defense Pos Player Lance Pavlas Bubba Greely Lewis Meyers Karl Johnson Jim Tilley Clay Smith Mitch Martin Monte Jones Robert Reyna Jeff Rose Scott Wehmeyer 54 155 12 60 155 11 511 153 11 510 173 12 62 195 12 56 180 12 160 11 175 12 210 12 511 180 12 61 190 12 61 24S 12 511 180 12 510 205 11 60 200 12 55 61 63 60 64 64 197 12 210 12 194 12 CB Claude Porterie 510 174 12 61 195 11 511 156 12 i T E E MLB OLB OLB LC RC FS Player Monte Jones Bubba Menville Mitch Martin Jim Brad Mclntyre Scooter McClinton Keith Hardwick Clay Smith Donald Barrientez Karl Johnson SS Doak Hardee 61 245 12 511 200 12 190 12 210 12 190 11 160 11 172 12 180 12 511 160 12 61 175 12 58 166 12 61 63 64 57 58 58 Faithful Former Tomball player in nolose situation e a I a Stroo9 the v The ri ee e e Sirl eadn vs Larry Singletary is leaving New Braunfels good and early on Satur He wants to be sure and get a good seat for the state semifinal game between Tomball and New Most of the folks braving the speed traps on Interstate 10 will be wearing blue and hoping the Unicorns can reach the state finals for the first time since the But Singletary will have the Cougars on his mind on the three hour drive to Spring The 1974 Tomball High graduate is hoping his alma mater can reach the state finals for the second time in a Im a real faithful he Ive been following Tomball quite a Every Saturday I beat it down to the store to get the Houston Chroni cle and see how they the pastor of the Lakeside Baptist was a defensive end on Tomball teams that lost four games in three seasons in the early Hes kept up with his alma mater through the tough times the entire coaching staff was fired in a scandal in 1976 and the recent good times the Cougars lost to Denison in the state finals last year and were ranked 1 all this Hes also followed New Braunfels this and said he thought that this weeks game might pair the two My wife says that no matter who I Its the thrill of a lifetime to see a team from where I grew up and one from where I live Larry Singletary best teams in the My wife says that no matter who I he Its the thrill of a lifetime to see a team from where I grew up and one from where I live This years Cougar team is quicker that last but not as Singletary The one thing I was afraid of this year was he I knew the offense I knew was going to be pretty But in the last two theyve shut out two good offensive teams one good passing tfump and wf good running the Cougars biggest weapons are halfback Bubba Greely quarterback Lance I havent seen too many school backs who can turn the comer like Greely Singletary Hes not a speed but het one of those guys who has the knack of getting around the corner and ting down the attention from college CBftcin over the I think this game will probably be as good as a state be I jut vUl could meet a week later in the atale
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