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Will the third year be the charm for Pebblebrook?
This season, the Falcons will under the direction of coach Randall Smith for the third year in a row. The Mableton school has made rapid progress under Smith, going from 3-7 in 2008 to barely missing the state playoffs with a 6-4 record last year.
What are the goals this spring? “To work on our execution as a team,” Smith told the AJC. “These young men have been in our system for two years now and have a better understanding of our schemes, so we play to move at a faster pace this spring that we have the past couple of years.”
Pebblebrook is building this year’s team around its defense:
Spring Game: 2 p.m., May 8
Spring practice dates: Now-May 8
Last year’s record: 6-4
Starters lost: 10
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