Springtown football coach Brad Turner has as distinct a mental image of career victory No. 1 as he does No. 100, which he earned in the Porcupines' 76-0 victory against Fort Worth Diamond Hill-Jarvis (0-10, 0-5 in District 6-3A) on Thursday at Farrington Field.
It's the thought of No. 101 that now has his full attention.
With one goal -- a third postseason berth in four years -- checked off the to-do list, the Porcupines, behind standout defensive end/tight end Bryson Burnett, a TCU recruit, defensive end Thomas Loving, linebacker James Tedder and running back Tyler Robertson, have a Class 3A bi-district date with Vernon next week in Wichita Falls.
With four consecutive victories in tow after a loss to District 6-3A champion Kennedale in the league opener, Springtown (6-4, 4-1) is playing well and with all-important confidence.
"This is the time of year you want to be playing well," said Turner, who began his career as a head coach at Lone Oak in 1997. "And we're playing pretty good right now."
Since the 48-17 district-opening loss against Kennedale, Springtown has defeated four opponents by a combined score of 242-26 while being led by Turner's son and quarterback Landry.
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