Not only did the Rangers avoid getting stuck in a district with the state’s four biggest schools, those mega-campuses from Allen ISD and Plano ISD were placed in Region I. Jesuit is in Region II, specifically in District 9-6A, along with these teams:
CARROLLTON R.L. TURNER
2013 record: 0-10
Coach: Michael Ramirez
Notable: The Lions have lost 27 straight games, and haven’t defeated a Class 5A school since 2008. … Seven of their 10 losses last season were by margins of 30 or more points. … Turner is the only one of the four schools in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD at the 6A level.
2013 record: 6-5
Coach: Aaron De La Torre
Notable: The Tigers lost to Coppell 56-8 in the first round of the playoffs, but still posted its first winning season in nine years. … Irving has not won a postseason game since 2003. … The Tigers swept their two Irving ISD rivals for the first time since 2008 to finish as outright city champions.
2013 record: 3-7
Coach: Brian Basil
Notable: The Cardinals scored 14 or fewer points in five games. … Despite some regular-season success and an undefeated season in 2004, MacArthur has lost nine straight playoff games and hasn’t won in the postseason since 1991. … MacArthur was swept by its Irving ISD rivals for the first time in five years.
2013 record: 4-6
Coach: Brian Rogers
Notable: Last season, Rogers became just the fourth coach in the 34-year history of the program. … Despite that stability, the Vikings have won just one playoff game in the past 15 seasons. … Nimitz scored 17 or fewer points six times and lost three district games by at least 30 points.
2013 record: 11-2
Coach: Reginald Samples
Notable: The Raiders fell to Spring Westfield 55-49 in the third round of the playoffs. … Skyline has won at least one postseason game every year since 2006, and has won at least 11 games in seven straight seasons. … The Skyline offense scored at least 40 points in nine of its 12 games.
2013 record: 0-10
Coach: Armando Gutierrez
Notable: Sunset hasn’t made a playoff appearance since 2001, and has been to the postseason just twice since 1955. … The Bison last posted an overall winning record in 1971. … Sunset was shut out five times last season and scored more than six points only once, managing just 47 points all year.
2013 record: 1-9
Coach: Rudy Powe
Notable: The Longhorns struggled on defense in Powe’s first season, allowing more than 40 points in eight of their nine losses. … White last went to the playoffs in 2007 and last posted a winning record in 2000. … Returning QB Jamarkus Smith combined for 16 touchdowns rushing and passing.