Barker/Roy-Hart football squad prepping for fifth season
Boasting a good returning nucleus, Barker/Roy-Hart is prepping to begin its fifth season as a merged varsity football squad.
Senior quarterback Andy Xapsos heads the returning contingent which also includes senior linemen Joe Dimayo, Chris Anderson and Chris Steves, senior running backs Joel and Ryan Ulrich, senior receivers Scott Hoyle and Kyle Secore, senior linebacker Ryan Doepp and junior kicker Noah Rocklein.
“The big keys for us are to stay healthy and to get off to a strong start to get the momentum going for the season,” said Coach Bill Bruning. “I like what I’ve seen so far. We’re just looking for the kids to keep improving.”
Barker/Roy-Hart went 1-5 in the ‘B’ North Division and 3-6 overall last fall.
Barker/Roy-Hart is scheduled to scrimmage at Newfane at 10 a.m. Saturday in a tuneup for the September 4 season opener at Tonawanda.
Sept. 4 – at Tonawnada, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 11 – at Depew, 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 18 – Alden, 7 p.m. at Roy-Hart
Sept. 25 – at Medina/Lyndonville, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 3 – Central Tech/East High, Pa., 2 p.m. at Roy-Hart
Oct. 10 – Albion, 1:30 p.m. at Barker
Oct. 16 – at East Aurora/Holland, 7 p.m.