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GAME 9 PREVIEW > Osborne Cardinals

10/30/2012, 8:45pm EDT
By SprayberryFootball.com

SW SubRegion Play-In seeding at stake in 'Crosstown Throwdown'


  

S P R A Y B E R R Y

YELLOW JACKETS
2-6 Overall
1-2 SW SubRegion

'Crosstown Throwdown'

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O S B O R N E

CARDINALS
1-7 Overall
0-3 SW SubRegion


Head Coach Billy Shackelford of Sprayberry (photo by Marietta Daily Journal, 2011)

  


WR Miles Wallace and QB Shane Young of Sprayberry (photo by Marietta Daily Journal, 2012)

  


QB Torrey Richardson and RB Corey Cooper of Sprayberry (photo by Marietta Daily Journal, 2012)


Series History


Sprayberry and Osborne first played in 1957 (Sprayberry won 26-6) in what was Sprayberry's second season of prep football and Osborne's first.  The game between these two Marietta area teams (which are about 10.5 miles apart) is the oldest ongoing rivalry for both programs in terms of time since first meeting (55 years).

Overall, the teams have played 23 games, with Sprayberry holding a 13-10-0 advantage.  Their last meeting was a 43-0 SubRegion win by Sprayberry in 2011.


Team Situations

 

S P R A Y B E R R Y
The
Sprayberry Yellow Jackets (2-6 Overall, 1-2 SW SubRegion) are coming off of
a 21-33 loss to SubRegion and County rival Kell.  The Yellow Jackets seek to secure the SW SubRegion's 3rd seed for the Region Play-In, which would set up a rematch with the Sequoyah Chiefs, who have the 2nd seed in the NE SubRegion.

Sprayberry finished with an overall record of 5-6 and a playoff appearance in 2011.  The Yellow Jackets were ranked pre-season #26 (of 75) in Class 5A for 2012 and are currently ranked #47 with an overall record of 2-6.


O S B O R N E

The Osborne Cardinals (1-7 Overall, 0-3 SW SubRegion) are coming off of a 7-49 loss to SubRegion rival Riverwood.
 

Osborne finished 2011 with an overall record of 2-8. The Cardinals were ranked pre-season #57 in Class 5A for 2012 and are currently ranked #72 with an overall record of 1-7.

Map/Directions > Osborne High School

CARDINAL STADIUM (~10.5 miles from Sprayberry)


OSBORNE'S CARDINAL STADIUM: Game-time conditions ... 58 degrees F ... Wind 3 mph out of SE ... Precipitation 0% ... Humidity 70% ... Cloud cover 10% ... Visibility 10 mi


Head Coach Xarvia Smith of Osborne (photo by Marietta Daily Journal, 2012)

  


RB Robert Cooks of Osborne (photo by Marietta Daily Journal, 2012)

  


RB Tim Harris of Osborne (photo by Marietta Daily Journal, 2012)


S P R A Y B E R R Y

YELLOW JACKETS


(photo from SprayberryFootball.com)


50 YEARS AGO: Sprayberry (white jerseys) against Osborne in 1962 action. The Yellow Jackets won, 13-0 (photo from "The Echo '63", Sprayberry High School's annual yearbook).


O S B O R N E

CARDINALS


(photo from OsborneFootball.com)


2012 Team Stat Comparisons

2012 statistics estimated from available sources.

YELLOW JACKETS CARDINALS
#47 GHSA Class 5A Rank (of 75 teams as of Oct 28, 2012, from MaxPreps.com) #72
1-2 SubRegion W-L 0-3
1-1 CrossOver W-L 1-1
0-0 vs Class 3A teams 0-2
2-3 vs. Class 5A teams 1-4
0-3 vs. Class 6A teams 0-1
0-4 vs. Cobb County teams 0-3
2-6 All W-L 1-7
40-25 Opponents' Win-Loss 38-28
20.4 Points Scored/game 6.8
28.0 Points Allowed/game 25.6
255.0 Total Offense yards/game 175.0
155.0 Rushing Offense yards/game 140.0
1.5 Rushing TDs/game 0.6
100.0 Passing Offense yards/game 35.0
1.0 Passing TDs/game 0.1
12:12 Takeaways:Turnovers 16:18
39.5 Punting Average na
18/19 PAT Made/Attempts 6?/na
3/8 (46 yd, in-range LOS ~30-yd line) FG Made/Attempts (long) 2/na (40 yd, in-range LOS ~25-yd line)
#8-QB-Sh.Young (803 yd, 8:8, QBR 69) . . . . . P A S S E R S . . . . . #10-QB-K.Walker, (217 yd, 0:6, QBR 00)
#16-QB-A.Pereira (9th Grade: 2 TD passes) #15-QB-X.Evans (71 yd, 1:0, QBR 156)
#6-QB-To.Richardson (388 yd, 7 TD) . . . . . R U N N E R S . . . . . #4-RB-R.Cooks (785 yd, 2 TD)
#8-QB-Sh.Young (381 yd, 4 TD) #24-RB-T.Harris (280 yd, 2 TD)
#42-RB-C.Cooper (244 yd, 1 TD) #25-RB-M.Ramsey (43 yd, 1 TD)
#10-R.Myricks (222 yd, 0 TD) #xx-RB-A.Marsh (27 yd, 0 TD)
#3-WR-M.Wallace, (542 yd, 6 TD) . . . . . R E C E I V E R S . . . . . #24-RB-T.Harris (199 yd, 0 TD)
#24-WR-J.Williams (103 yd, 1 TD) #4-RB-R.Cooks (30 yd, 0 TD)
#13-WR-H.Harris (59 yd, 0 TD) #25-RB-M.Ramsey (9 yd, 0 TD)
#2-WR-W.Dorcin (42 yd, 0 TD)
#22-LB-D.Johnson (3.5 sacks) . . . . . D E F E N D E R S . . . . . #44-LB-K.McIntyre (2 FUM, 1 INT, 1 TD)
#6-SS-To.Richardson (2 INT) #25-DB-M.Ramsey (3.0 sacks, 1 FUM, 1 INT)
#23-DB-S.Page (1 FUM, 1 TD) #52-LB-K.Lee (2 FUM, 1.0 sack)
#9-LB-T.Moore (1 FUM, 1 TD) #40-DE-J.Eason (2.0 sacks)
#28-PK-R.Blankenship (18/19 PAT, 3/8 FG, 46 long) . . . . . K I C K E R S . . . . . #xx-PK-V.Gutierrez (6?/na PAT, 2/na FG, 40 long)
#28-P-R.Blankenship (39.5 avg, 61 long)

  


2012 Common Opponents

The Yellow Jackets and Cardinals have played four common opponents in 2012.
The Yellow Jackets have beaten two of these teams,
whereas the Cardinals have lost to all four.

YELLOW JACKETS (2-2) OPPONENTS CARDINALS (0-4)
Result, Score Site (Class, *Region Rival) Result, Score Site
Won, 15-14 (pre-season) Home CAMPBELL SPARTANS (6A) Lost, 6-27 Away
Lost, 21-33 Home KELL LONGHORNS (5A*) Lost, 7-34 Away
Lost, 12-14 Away POPE GREYHOUNDS (5A*) Lost, 0-20 Home
Won, 24-21 Home RIVERWOOD RAIDERS (5A*) Lost, 7-49 Away

2012 Game Summaries

S P R A Y B E R R Y

YELLOW JACKETS

Game 8 vs KELL (Lost, 21-33)

LONGHORNS (5A*): 7-1 Overall, 3-0 SW SubRegion

Game 7 @ POPE (Lost, 12-14)

GREYHOUNDS (5A*): 6-2 Overall, 3-0 SW SubRegion

Game 6 vs RIVERWOOD (Won, 24-21)

RAIDERS (5A*): 6-3 Overall, 1-3 SW SubRegion

Game 5 vs SEQUOYAH (Lost, 34-41)

CHIEFS (5A^): 5-3 Overall, 3-2 NE SubRegion

Game 4 @ FORSYTH CENTRAL (Won, 31-28)

BULLDOGS (5A^): 2-6 Overall, 2-2 NE SubRegion

Game 3 vs LASSITER (Lost, 10-49)

TROJANS (6A): 8-0 Overall

Game 2 @ KENNESAW MTN (Lost, 24-28)

MUSTANGS (6A): 2-7 Overall

Game 1 @ WHEELER (Lost, 7-10)

WILDCATS (6A): 4-4 Overall

Pre-Season vs CAMPBELL (Won, 15-14)

SPARTANS (6A): 4-6 Overall

O S B O R N E

CARDINALS

Game 8 @ RIVERWOOD (Lost 7-49)

RAIDERS (5A*): 6-3 Overall, 1-3 SW SubRegion

Game 7 @ KELL (Lost, 7-34)

LONGHORNS (5A*): 7-1 Overall, 3-0 SW SubRegion

Game 6 vs POPE (Lost, 0-21)

GREYHOUNDS (5A*): 6-2 Overall, 3-0 SW SubRegion

Game 5 vs CREEKVIEW (Lost, 0-31)

GRIZZLIES (5A^): 7-1 Overall, 4-0 NE SubRegion

Game 4 @ CAMBRIDGE (Won, 20-0)

BEARS (5A^): 1-7 Overall, 1-3 NE SubRegion

Game 3 @ CAMPBELL (Lost, 6-27)

SPARTANS (6A): 4-6 Overall

Game 2 @ McNAIR (Lost, 14-15)

MUSTANGS (3A): 3-5 Overall

Game 1 @ CHAPEL HILL (Lost, 0-28)

PANTHERS (3A): 5-3 Overall


In the News

S P R A Y B E R R Y

YELLOW JACKETS

Torrey Richardson is Jackets' 48-minute 'Mr. Everything'

from MDJOnline.com, October, 12, 2012

All guts, little glory: Senior linemen know price of honor

from SprayberryFootball.com, August 28, 2012

Senior All-Region playmakers lead Jackets into 2012

from SprayberryFootball.com, August 22, 2012

Sprayberry special teams stocked with stars

from SprayberryFootball.com, August 17, 2012

O S B O R N E

CARDINALS

Cooks closing on 1,000 yards

from MDJOnline.com, October 19, 2012

Osborne, Campbell revive rivalry

from MDJOnline.com, September 6, 2012


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