November 13, 2009

New schools in on Aldridge after return to field

The Whitehouse Wildcats started the season 0-5 and played a tough non-district schedule that saw them travel out of East Texas three times to go to the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. They suffered numerous injuries in the process and prospects for them to make the playoffs did not appear to be bright as they began their district schedule.

However, as the Wildcats slowly began to heal, good things started happening. They started winning and finished with a 3-2 district record, which was good enough to get them to the postseason. One of the returnees was asafety Quincy Aldridge, who helped the Wildcats out where they needed it the most - on the defensive side of the ball.

Aldridge suffered a grade-two sprain of his MCL in a pre season scrimmage and the injury was severe enough to keep him out of first five games of the season. The junior had an immediate impact upon his return with a touchdown pass, an interception return for a touchdown and an interception with 18 seconds left on the clock to help Whitehouse win its first game of the season. In all, he has 31 tackles and two interceptions on defense and has nine receptions, a rushing touchdown and a passing touchdown on offense since his return. He feels especially comfortable on the defensive side of the ball.

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