Farmersville ended its preseason action last Thursday, traveling to Bonham to participate in a football scrimmage.
The Farmers open the season Aug. 27, hosting Rains at Farmers Stadium. A rematch of last year’s season opener, this contest carries a lot of weight, including Farmersville coach Randy Barnes facing the school he led for the last five years.
Here are three keys to a Farmersville victory over the Wildcats:
- Slow down their opponents
Last year’s showdown with Rains was a bit of a disaster for Farmersville defensively. Despite a close first quarter, the Farmers were unable to slow down the strong Wildcats offense, giving up 725 yards, including 615 on the ground, en route to a 50-point loss.
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By Jackson King * [email protected]