September 11, 2007

Beaumont Bowl features many top recruits

On Friday night, it seemed like the entire city of Beaumont, Texas was jammed into Cardinal Stadium on the Lamar University campus. Such is the nature of high school football in this state.

The fans were on hand to watch the class 5A West Brook Bruins battle the class 4A Central Jaguars in a crosstown rivalry. Both schools entered the contest with 1-0 records and the hype was high in the city.

Three seniors in the game have made college commitments already. West Brook tight end/defensive end Blake Chavis and Central athlete Derrick Hall have both pledged to Texas A&M while West Brook cornerback Mike Williams has been committed to Baylor for over a year.

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