West Mesquite's Overton moves to eighth on MISD coaching victory list
With last Thursday's 32-26 victory over Carrollton Creekview, West Mesquite head coach Mike Overton moved into eighth place on the Mesquite ISD all-time coaching victories list.
Overton, in his seventh season with the Wranglers, has now compiled a 49-26 record, moving him past former Mesquite coach Mickey DeLamar.
Overton has led West Mesquite to the playoffs in each of his previous six season, including a trip to the regional championship in 2007.
A look at MISD's top 10 coaching victory leaders:
Gary Childress North Mesquite (1978-1989) 97-27-4
Steve Halpin Mesquite (1995-2007) 89-60
Bill Taylor Poteet (1990-2001) 86-47-1
Gary Johnson West Mesquite (1992-2005) 71-72
Charles Qualls Mesquite/North Mesquite (1964-65, 1970-77) 59-38-4
Tom Gray Mesquite (1968-1977) 56-39-10
Mark Elam North Mesquite (1990-1997) 52-32-4
Mike Overton West Mesquite (2006 current) 49-26
Mickey DeLamar Mesquite (1987-1994) 48-37-1
Steve Bragg North Mesquite (2001-2006) 34-28