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2019 Team Previews: Avonworth Antelopes @AvonworthFB

Written by: on Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

 

2018 Season Record
7-4

2019 Schedule: https://pafootballnews.com/avonworth-antelopes/

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

TIME/SCORE

08-17 Western Beaver  Western Beaver (SCR) 10:00 am
08-23 Neshannock  Neshannock (0-0) 7:00 pm
08-30 Valley  Valley (0-0) * 7:00 pm
09-06 Steel Valley  Steel Valley (0-0) * 7:00 pm
09-13 New Brighton  New Brighton (0-0) 7:00 pm
09-20 Apollo-Ridge  Apollo-Ridge (0-0) * 7:00 pm
09-27 Summit Academy  Summit Academy (0-0) * 7:00 pm
10-04 Seton-LaSalle  Seton-LaSalle (0-0) 7:00 pm
10-11 East Allegheny  East Allegheny (0-0) * 7:00 pm
10-18 McGuffey  McGuffey (0-0) 7:00 pm
10-25 Shady Side Academy  Shady Side Academy (0-0) * 7:00 pm
Head Coach
Duke Joncour
Assistant Coaches
Mike Mancuso DC
Mike Murray
Barry Johncour
Dan Kuban
Vince Bevilacqua
Tyler Fatigante
Lance Hilyard
Key Starters Lost
Derek Johncour QB
TurnerGrau WR
Ryan Felter OL/DL
Nick Weiser RB/LB
Offensive Starters Returning
Jax Miller RB Sr 6′ 185
Josh Elm OL Sr 6’1″ 270
Kevin Felter OL So 6’3″ 305
Ethan Syam WR Sr 5’8″ 160
Drew Harper WR Jr 6′ 185
Jacob Horigan WR/QB Sr 6’1″ 185
Jordan Rapp RB Sr 6′ 195
Steve Ezar OL Jr 5’11” 190
Defensive Starters Returning
Jax Miller RB Sr 6′ 185
Josh Elm DL Sr 6’1″ 270
Ethan Syam DB Sr 5’8″ 160
Drew Harper LB Jr 6′ 185
Jacob Horigan LB Sr 6’1″ 185
Jordan Rapp LB Sr 6′ 195
Andrew Tedesco DB
Trevor Faulkner DE
Special Team Starters Returning
Park Penrod Punter 6’2″ 180
Key Newcomers
Park Penrod QB Sr 6’2″ 180
Theo Newhouse Sr WR/DB 6’1″ 180
Ryan Paszkiewicz Sr OL/DL 6’1″ 275
What does your offense need to improve on from last year?
We need to run the ball more effectively and consistently and improve our red zone efficiency. Jax Miller will be looked upon to pick up where he left off last season as a tailback. We are expecting big things from him this year. Park Penrod needs to fill some big shoes at QB and he has the talent and ability to do so. Returning Receivers Drew Harper and Ethan Syam are keys to the passing game.
What does your defense need to improve on from last year
Our defense needs to improve on 3rd down and getting off the field. Our keys this year will start at middle linebacker where we are expecting good things from Jacob Horigan, Jordan Rapp and Jude Casey. Our secondary returns 3 starters in Drew Harper, Ethan Syam and Andrew Tedesco.
What are your overall thoughts on this years team?
As coaches we are extremely excited about this years Avonworth team. We return several good football players from last years team and the younger players have worked hard in the weight room to get ready for the fall.

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