TYLER — One year can make a big difference, especially in the case of both Whitehouse and Chapel Hill.
A season ago, the Wildcats began the year 0-3 with not much hope for the future. The Bulldogs were perfect, riding a 15-game winning streak to the Class 3A Division I state championship — with two quarterbacks no less.
But following Whitehouse's 38-14 rout of Chapel Hill on Friday both schools find themselves on opposite ends of the spectrum.
"It has to do a lot with experience," Whitehouse coach Randy McFarlin said. "Last year we had a defense with nobody on it with any experience with Friday night lights. We've got more experience, but then we've got some good sophomores that are playing that are good athletes. We simplified the defense … we play it and we adjust out of it."
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