How does this one go down for you guys? Monterey runs, runs, and runs some more. That’s Andress’ strength though, run defense.
I like for Andress to win a thriller, but who knows? Thoughts? Predictions?
Andress coaches and players did not get off the bus for this game.
Looks like the run defense is only good for district 1-5A.
Almost 400 rushing yards against them. It’s obvious. The run defense isn’t their strong point :(
Defense couldn't stop anyone and the offense couldn't move the ball. Andress looks great in district 1-5A, but it's a different animal once they are confronted with a good team. They fell to Pebble Hills, Coronado, struggled against Bel Air, and now Lubbock Monterey. Both sides of the ball need a change, as well as the mentality. They have the talent to compete, but they need that leadership and direction and that starts at the top. It's hard to be successful when they are told they lost before the game even starts. Hopefully these changes are addressed in the off-season. Alowing 50+ points is not going to help you be successful. Defense needs to re-evaluate what they are doing.
When facing something greater than ur self you mind starts playing tricks on you. Now you all say defense got whooped with all this teams that lost. But did you look at that schemes. Were they sound? Yes Andress was sound but when tide 11 kids lined up against Monterey 11 they just couldn’t match up period. Andress coaches were yelling at their kids cuz they were in position to make the plays but didn’t. Well that’s because Andress kid that’s 5’8” tried to tackle the kid from Monterey that was 5’10” but was rocked up from head to toe and just could not get him on the ground. It wasn’t coaching it was just one kid being a tad better than the other kid. Teams from outside of the EPT are better than us not cuz of coaching talent nutrition or money but a combination of all of it. In the last 10-15 eloaso has made some strides of getting better. But everyone on this site that talks crap was the same dad’s that when they played didn’t stand a chance. Well now our kids stand a chance get behind them and wish for the best. But if you boy is out there please make sure he doesn’t miss a summer workout cuz y’all got to go to see grandma or something it all about work ethic which seems to be lacking in El Paso. Stop blaming people and start helping it to be better.
Not saying size made the difference. I'm saying that my son said he played his best as he did the previous games but Friday he just didn't make some plays he had been. The difference to him was that Monterey was just something he hadn't played against before. But he now feels like if he gets stronger things will be different. That same size kid in elpaso was a lot easier to tackle. But it was an eye opener for him which already has him thinking above it working out and gettting stronger to him that will be the difference if they can make it that far next. That's all I was saying.
The district Andress played in 1-5A was weak weak weak. Andress was 9-2 and they lost badly to a 7-4 out of town Lubbock Monterey team.
Weak districts are also a problem with El Paso football teams in the playoffs losing early to out of town teams with not so good records.
Coming out of the regular season Andress just was not prepared and ready for the playoffs. For crying out loud they almost lost to Bel Air a mid to bottom of the barrel team in 2-5a.
The Lubbock/Abilene district is very good. They swept all their bid-district games last year and this year too.
Montery may have 4 losses but they were to Lubbock Coronado, the district champ and a couple to 6a schools (Odessa, Midland Lee). They also lost to 4a power Abilene Wylie.
Bel Air was not bottom of the barrel in 2-5a. They were clearly the 4th best team in that district and would have been top 2-3 in 1-5a.