Gobblers face Wharton Tigers Friday

The Cuero Gobblers (District 15-4A) will face Wharton (District 12-4A) in what has been a one point win in the last four face-offs. 
 
The Gobblers have defeated the Tigers 3-1; 56-55 in 2004, 29-28- in 2005, 20-19 in 2012, and 22-23 in 2013. Both teams have something to prove going into the season and neither team is willing to give in.
 
According to the Dave Campbell’s 2014 Texas Football preview, Cuero was picked to come in 2nd in District 15. RB D’Anthony Hopkins was described as a “nightmare for the opposing defense” who “loves to punish defenders.”
 
Wharton is predicted to come in first in District 12. Returning stats leaders are QB Joseph Krenek and receiver Dontay Bell. Preseason Defensive MVP was DB Ashton Branch.
 
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