East Ascension Spartans

Michael Tortorich
East Ascension

Schedule:

Sarah Reed, Sept. 3, Home

Denham Springs, Sept. 10, Home

LaGrange, Sept. 17, Home

A.J. Ellender, Sept. 24, Away

Bonnabel, Oct. 1, Away

Hahnville, Oct. 8, Home

East St. John, Oct. 15, Away

St. Amant, Oct. 22, Away

Destrehan, Oct. 29, Home

Dutchtown, Nov. 5, Away

Head coach: John Lambert (third year at East Ascension; 17th year in coaching)

2009 record: 4-6 (1-4 in District 6-5A)

Record at East Ascension: 10-19

Last time in playoffs: 2006 (quarterfinals)

Assistants: Jason Brown, Eddie Hahn, Marcus Bardwell, Nick Mitchell, Mark Bell, Johnnie Walker, ERic Brownfield, Billy Lalonde, Wayne Grenfell, James "Yogi" Wilson and Brett Lato.

Offense: Split back veer

Defense: Multiple

Top returning offensive players: QB Emerson Foster, OL Jon Karrer, TE Ryan Avrill, RB Jarmarcus Jarvis

Top returning defensive players: LB Wade Julien, LB Irvin Nash, DB Kadarius Williams

The Spartans are looking forward to 2010 as they return 10 starters on defense. On the offensive side, the Spartans ran fore more than 2,000 yards in 2009. They're hoping to open the offense up in 2010 and utilize a balanced attack.

On the defensive side, Wade Julien returns as the leading tackler (100 solo, 44 assist). He will lead an experienced linebacking corps.

Brelen Aikens returns at linebacker as last year's leader in interceptions with two.

Mike Stafford will return as kicker and punter. He has been a special teams standout for the past two seasons.

Offense:

QB Emerson Foster, senior

RB Jarmarcus Jarvis, junior

RB Deandrus Ennis, junior

RB Javaughn Williams, sophomore

TE Ryan Avrill, senior

WR Randall Williams, senior

OT Thurston Stewart, junior

OT Jon Karrer, junior

OG Brantley Hanson, senior

OG Houston Veazey, senior

C Jake Stoehr, junior

Defense:

DE Dex Templet, junior

DE Dillon Thompson, senior

DT Aaron Burns, senior

DT Scott Bosworth, senior

LB Wade Julien, senior

LB Irvin Nash, senior

LB Brelen Aiken, junior

LB Darrell Spears, senior

DB Tyrous Wilson, junior

DB Darren Sharper, junior

DB Kadarius Williams, senior

K/P Mike Stafford

Irvin Nash