TXHSFB Regional Review: Houston
BREAKING DOWN THE 2016 TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON IN EVERY REGION OF THE STATE.
Throughout February, Dave Campbell’s Texas Football managing editor Greg Tepper is taking a look back at the 2016 Texas high school football season in each region of the state. For a detailed explanation of the regional breakdowns as well as the rankings methodology, read this piece.
The 2015 Texas high school football season couldn’t have gone much better for the Houston area, bringing home three state championship on their home turf at NRG Stadium. And while the 2016 season didn’t result in the same kind of hardware, the excitement in H-Town reached the same fever pitch.
For the sake of clarity, here is a map of how we are defining “Houston.”
Now that we’ve set the boundaries, let’s break down the best of high school football in the Houston area in 2016.
|Regional Rank||Team (Record)||Class|
|1||The Woodlands (15-1)||6A|
|3||Richmond Foster (14-1)||5A|
|4||Klein Collins (13-2)||6A|
|5||Humble Atascocita (12-2)||6A|
|6||Katy Cinco Ranch (11-4)||6A|
|7||Galena Park North Shore (12-2)||6A|
|8||Spring Westfield (10-4)||6A|
|9||Stafford (9-5)||4A DI|
|10||Fort Bend Marshall (11-3)||5A|
|11||Cypress Ridge (11-3)||6A|
|12||East Bernard (11-2)||3A DII|
|14||Bellville (10-3)||4A DII|
|15||Houston Lamar (11-2)||6A|
|16||Liberty (10-3)||4A DII|
|17||Clear Brook (8-5)||6A|
|19||Fort Bend Ridge Point (11-1)||6A|
|20||Cypress Ranch (11-1)||6A|
Player of the Year
QB Eric Schmid, The Woodlands
Triggered one of the state’s most improved offenses with sensational accuracy and fiery competitiveness, driving the Highlanders to the state championship game.
Manvel QB Kason Martin
Richmond Foster WR Cederian Lamb
Humble Atasocita QB Daveon Boyd
Galena Park North Shore DE K’Lavon Chaisson
Cy Ridge RB Trelon Smith
Coach of the Year
Drew Svoboda, Klein Collins
Pushed the Tigers to new heights with a largely new group of offensive skill players, pulling out all the stops en route to a state semifinal appearance.
Don Clayton, Katy Cinco Ranch
Ron Counter, Stafford
John Snelson, Dickinson
James Williams, Fort Bend Marshall