Coach’s Corner: Washington County in unfamiliar territory after losing season in 2015

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – It was a bit of a different year for the Washington County Golden Hawks, as they suffered their first losing season since 2007.

The Hawks finished 2015 with a 5-6 record, and lost to Spencer at home in the first round of the playoffs, 47-34.

It was a rough start for WaCo in 2015, as they lost the first four games of the season.

There will be a new region for the Golden Hawks, as they moved to Region 3-AA, with Bleckley County, Dodge County, Dublin, East Laurens, Northeast, and Southwest.

This is Joel Ingram’s 11th season as head coach.

OFFENSE:

The Golden Hawks scored 37.7 points-per-game last season.

This season’s quarterback position will be contested by Connor Frazier and Jake Helton.

Returning players: Darius Tucker, AJ Moss, Cortevyas Mitchell, Gambill Williams, Tim Edwards, Mitch Lord, and Chandler Seals.

DEFENSE:

Washington County allowed a relatively high amount of points against opponents last year, 27.2 points-per-game, which contributed to their overall losing record.

Returning players: Preston Daniels, Darkeveus Swint.

FIRST GAME: August 26th, versus Jones County.

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