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District 2A-4 football preview: Lexington builds internally

First-year coach and former assistant Jeff Hall plans to increase numbers at Lexington. After finishing last season with 16 players, the Bulldogs are scheduled to open fall camp on Tuesday with 48.
by Ryan Aber Published: August 6, 2012
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The Wolves haven't lost a district game since 2008 and come into this season with most of their starters back from last year's 9-2 team.

Davis might have some growing pains early in the season as Wolves coach Jody Weber is trying to develop enough depth to keep his players almost exclusively on one side of the ball.

“We have the kids to do it,” Weber said. “(We) just need some kids to step up.”

HETHERINGTON STEPPING IN AT QB

After having Cole Weber run Davis' wishbone offense for the past few years, the Wolves will have a new quarterback.

Senior Alex Hetherington, who has started at free safety for Davis recently, will move to the quarterback spot. Jody Weber expects big things from the 5-foot-10, 190-pound Hetherington.

EXTRA POINTS

Tishomingo returns seven starters on each side from a team that made the playoffs the last two seasons. ... Matt Suffal takes over as head coach at Marietta. ... Kingston and Tishomingo each made the playoffs with sub-.500 records last season.

BY RYAN ABER

by Ryan Aber
OU Athletics Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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District 2A-4 coaches' poll

1. Davis (9-2)

2. Coalgate (8-3)

3. Konawa (3-6)

4. Marietta (3-7)

5. Kingston (3-8)

6. Tishomingo (4-7)

7. Lexington (1-9)

Note: Last year's records in parentheses

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