COACH: Jeremy Blunt (first full season, 8-1 after taking over in Week 5 of 2012)

2012: 12-1, 9-0 Peninsula District (lost to Lake Taylor in Eastern Region final).

Last time not in playoffs: 2000

Group: 4A South

Conference: 18

THE SCHEDULE

Aug. 24 | DeMatha, 5 (Virginia Beach SportsPlex)

Aug. 29 | Gloucester, 7 (W, 55-3)

Sept. 14 | at Warwick, 1 (W, 59-7)

Sept. 19 | at Denbigh, 6 (W, 43-6)

Sept. 27 | at Hampton, 7 (W, 21-19; W, 35-21)

Oct. 5 | Menchville, 2 (W, 44-3)

Oct. 11 | Bethel, 7 (W, 19-17)

Oct. 18 | Woodside, 7 (W, 40-7)

Oct. 26 | at Heritage, 1 (W, 35-7)

Nov. 1 | at Kecoughtan, 7 (W, 55-7)

THE STANDOUTS

Marshawn Williams

Sr. | 6-0 | 220 | RB/LB

A bruising runner, Williams rushed for 1,809 on 259 carries (7.0 ypc) in two seasons at Hampton before changing addresses. He'll fit in immediately in the Phantoms' power running game.