Five years ago the Brazosport Exporters were right where they wanted to be. Playing in the Alamodome on State championship Saturday. Unfortunately they ran into a red hot Silsbee team and fell just short of a 4-A title. However, what they did leave with was new found expectations. When Travis Pittman took over the head coaching duties in 2018 for Ondra Waddy, a man he played under, he made sure his players knew that making the playoffs was expected each and every year.
Another huge advantage for Pittman this year is returning 4 starters from last year’s team that went 8-4 in district play and made their 7th straight post season appearance. Considering they only had 1 starter return last year, it’s a luxury the Exporters hope to take full advantage of.
This year’s team is one of the quickest Coach Pittman has had during his tenure. They’ve scheduled a tough non district, which has them hovering around .500 right now. But with two sport star, Randon Fontenette, fully back in the lineup after starring on the gridiron, the Exporters are ready to challenge for a district title in a tough 25-4A.
For Brazosport to surpass state ranked, Stafford, for a district championship, the Exporters are going to need to come together as a team. Once they gel on the court, the skies the limit.