ANIMAS STARTS THE YEAR ON TOP OF 6-MAN FOOTBALL
As the 2019 High School football season approaches, we will preview the defending state champs in each class.
Animas High School
2018 record: 10-0
Head coach: David Ramirez
Last game: 59-21 win over Elida
2019 Outlook: Animas is on a 19-game win streak. They haven’t lost a game since 2016. The Panthers are looking for a three-peat feat this November. The offense and defense each return three starters from last season. Animas head coach David Ramirez looks at Elida, Carrizozo and Springer as other contenders in 6-man football this season.
Key returning players: Orin Offut, senior athlete; Ryan Estrada, senior athlete; Jaiden Ybarra, senior WR, Chilly Hernandez, sophomore OLB, Coy Wagley, junior utility, Levi Ruebush, junior C
“If we are going to be successful again, we need to stay humble, develop our young players and do not focus on what is behind us, focus going forward because that is the direction we are going.”- David Ramirez