SOMERVILLE, Texas -- Scott Pederson is the new head man in Somerville, making the move from the offensive coordinator position at Slaton. He takes over a Yegua program that is looking to get back on track and reach the playoffs for the first time since a run to the state quarterfinals in 2006.
Pederson will have quite a bit of returning talent, as eight starters are back on each side of the ball. Nathan Coronado is back at quarterback, and has three linemen, three receivers, and a returning running back to work with. On defense two starters are back on the line, three at linebacker, and three in the secondary.
Somerville moves from 1A Division I to Division II, but the competition will still be very strong. Burton, Granger, and Milano all made nice playoff runs a year ago and look to be the favorites in 13-1A Division II. The Yeguas get to play three of their five district games at home, and if things come together under Pederson, Somerville could well challenge for a spot in the postseason.
9/7 @ Thorndale
9/14 @ Flatonia
9/21 @ Leon
10/19 @ Milano
11/2 @ Granger