New Citrus Hill head coach Jason McMains has big shoes to fill. Here’s an inside look at the 2019 Hawks.
2018 IN REVIEW
12-1, first place in Mountain Pass League, Division 3 semifinalist (lost 27-3 to Sierra Canyon)
Jason McMains is entering his first season as head coach.
RB/LB AJ Porter – Jr. 6-1, 220
RB/LB Elijah Robinson – Sr. 6-2, 230
WR/DB Andrew Brooks – Sr. 5-7, 145
RB/DB Malik Fredrick – Jr. 5-11, 170
FB/LB Angel Munoz – Sr. 6-0, 180
THREE TO SEE
AJ Porter – RB
Rushed for 912 yards and 16 TDs as a sophomore
Elijah Robinson – LB
Recorded 85 tackles and two interceptions last season
Andrew Brooks – WR
Rushed for 590 yards and seven TDs in 2018
Jason McMains took over for Eric Zomalt as head coach in the offseason. Zomalt led the Hawks to three section championships and one state title in his nine seasons.
The Hawks must replace their quarterback, but return two very capable rushers in AJ Porter and Andrew Brooks. We’ll know a lot more about how McMains wants his team to play after their August 30 opener vs. Palm Springs.