Football Playoffs

Clay Today Sports
Posted 11/11/20


Panthers (5-4) will host Tavares (3-4) in their opener on November 13 Opposite Ridgeview is Crystal River (3-3) at Vanguard (5-1) Ridgeview has taken a few lumps lately despite trying to …

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Football Playoffs



Panthers (6-3) will host Tavares (3-4) in their opener on November 13
Opposite Ridgeview is Crystal River (3-3) at Vanguard (5-1)
Ridgeview has taken a few lumps lately despite trying to open up the offense with more passing game behind quarterback Max Monroe and wideouts Ed Whipple and Spencer Calise though the formula has fallen short with a two losses to end the season; 63-27 to Clay and  34-20 to West Nassau. Tavares had a three game win streak to midseason then fell three times also; 27-14 to unbeaten (6-0) The Villages, 63-0 to (6-1) Lake Minneola and 39-0 to (6-2) Hawthorne.
One of the two teams; Ridgeview and Tavares, should wake up for the playoffs.
Vanguard’s last three games were a win over (2-4) North Marion (33-7), a loss to unbeaten (6-0) Dunnellon (30-28) and a win over (1-5) Lake Weir (36-0).
Crystal River’s last three games were wins over (0-5) Central (46-0), (3-4) Weeki Wachee (7-0) and a loss to unbeaten (7-0) Nature Coast (28-21).

Max Monroe: 79 of 159 passes, 1308 Yds, 10TDs, 3INTs, 90.9 QBR
Ed Whipple: 43 rushes, 477 Yds, 12TDs; 16 Catches, 363 Yds, 4TDs;
Spencer Calise: 27 catches, 462 Yds, 4TDs
Rasheed Baker: 17 Catches, 224 Yds, 4TDs; 50 rushes 149 YDs, 1TD


Joe Reed: 77 Tackles, 10TFL, 2 Sacks, 1INT, 1 Fumble caused

Miika Tuisano: 73 Tackles, 10TFL, 1INT, 1 Fumble caused
Rasheed Baker, Keon Kendrick: 2INTs each


Clay(6-2) hosts Leesburg (0-6) in their opener. Clay’s second opponent will come from Atlantic High (0-5) at Lake Weir (1-5).
Clay’s last three games were wins over Middleburg (56-28), Ridgeview (63-27) and a loss to Oakleaf (41-14).
Leesburg’s last three games were losses to (3-4) Harmony (28-0), (3-4) Eustis (41-40) and unbeaten (7-0) Lake Minneola (67-8).
Atlantic High’s last three games were losses to Seabreeze (56-0), Deltona (43-0) and Father Lopez (16-6).
Lake Weir’s last three games were losses to West Port (34-0), North Marion (46-6) and Vanguard (36-0).

Tre Griner: 62 of 92 passes, 1078Yds, 14Tds, 1INT, QBR 142.1
Al’Querious Ray: 150 rushes, 1581Yds, 20TDs; 7 Catches, 114Yds, 1TD
D’Maurion Frazier: 22 Catches, 536Yds, 6
Reed Waugh: 15 Catches, 201Yds, 4TDs
Jayden Bryan: 14 Catches, 224YDs, 3TDs
Tristan Keith: 62 Tackles, 3TFL
Jonathan Rouw: 61 Tackles; 3INTs, 1 blocked punt
Jarvis Lee: 2INTs
Izaiah Butler: 52 Tackles
Josh Jordan: 4 Sacks
Valdez Seymour: 7 Sacks
Reese Paradise: 34 of 37 PATs

Orange Park

In region 1-5A, Orange Park (3-5) hosts Citrus High (1-6) on November 13 for their Play-In game with the Raiders having Menendez (5-2-1) vs. Mount Dora (1-6) above them in the bracket.
Orange Park’s last three games were wins over Middleburg (30-27) and Eastside (28-14) and a loss to Menendez (35-32).
Citrus’s last three games were losses to (6-1) Hernando (44-6), (1-3) Springstead (40-0) and (4-2) Lecanto (28-21).
Pedro Menendez’ last three games were Clay (49-7 loss), Ridgeview (Win 24-0) and Orange Park (Win 35-32).
Mount Dora’s last three games were losses to (3-4) Tavares (57-50), (4-3) East Ridge (58-18) and (4-3) South Lake (41-13).

Tavien Wilkerson: 44 of 99 passes, 452Yds, 1TD, 3INT
JoJo Restall: 118 rushes 1128YDs, 10TDs
Deandre Robinson: 41 rushes 301Yds, 2TDs
Maliek Carter: 13 Catches, 93YDs, 3TDs
Cameron Griffieth: 7 Catches, 101YDs, 2TDs
Julius McCray: 65 Tackles, 1TFL
Erickson McConnell: 63 Tackles, 1INT, 1 Fumble recoveries
Larry Thomas: 2INTs

Fleming Island

Playoffs: Fleming Island (6-2) opens hosting Tate High (1-5) on November 13 with the Golden Eagles to travel to Tallahassee Chiles (1-4) in round two on November 20 with a win. Chiles drew a BYE.
Fleming Island’s last three games were First Coast (27-7 win), Buchholz (24-21 loss) and Atlantic Coast (35-14 win).
Tate’s last three games were losses to unbeaten (7-0) Escambia (55-14), (3-3) Pensacola Catholic (28-21) and (2-4) Gulf Breeze (31-9).
Chiles (1-5) last three games were losses to (4-3) St. Johns Paul II (40-27), (5-1) Lincoln (33-6) and (4-1) Rickards (35-10).

Grant Travis (7games): 29 of 65 391YDs, 3TDs, 2INT QBR 66.9
T.K. Kocack (7games): 8 of 13, 184, 2TDs, 1INT, QBR 113; 30 Rushes 143YDs 6TDs
Tim Thomas (7games): 98 rushes 715YDs, 5TDs
Sam Singletown (6 games): 63 rushes 497Yds, 2TDS
Darion Domenick (7games): 10 catches 195YDs, 2TDs
Dedric Walker (7games): 52 Tackles, 2TFL
Hunter Williams (7games): 52 Tackles, 17TFL, 3 Sacks
Jourdan Haynes: 47 Tackles, 9 TFL; 4.5 Sacks
Devin Grind: 3INTs, 2 PBU
Darryl Nesmith, Joe Stephens, Dedric Walker: 2INTs


Playoffs: In Class 8A, Oakleaf (6-3) will host Nease (1-7) in a region opener on November 13 with Bartram Trail (8-1), West Port (4-1) and Spruce Creek (3-3) drawing BYEs and playing in the region semifinals on November 20. An Oakleaf win will put the Knights back against Bartram Trail for the region semifinals.
Oakleaf’s last three games were Bartram Trail (30-27 loss), Nease (35-14 win) and Clay (41-14 win).
Nease last three games were Bartram Trail (42-13 loss), St. Augustine (49-16 loss) and Oakleaf (35-14 loss).
Bartram Trail’s last three games were wins over Nease (42-13), Oakleaf (30-27) and Sandalwood (28-13).

Walter Simmons III: 118 of 215 passes, 1675YDs, 19TDs, 10INTs; 95 rushes, 452YDs, 8TDs
Adrian Grey: 128 rushes, 1050YDs, 7TDs
Terrance Anthony: 51 catches, 855YDs, 10TDs
Cobie Bates: 43 catches, 603YDs, 7TDs
Marcus Anthony: 75 Tackles, 6TFL
Isaiah Jones: 52 Tackles, 2TFL
Larry Stephens: 48 Tackles, 3TFL
Chrystian Sellers: 69 Tackles, 13TFL
Trey Thomas: 55 Tackles, 4TFL; 3INTs
Ian Bostic: 3 Sacks
Larry Smith: 41 Tackles, 3INTs
Drew Ammon: 34 of 36 PAT, 2 of 6 FG


Playoffs: Middleburg High coach Karl Smeltzer is slated to travel to unbeaten Pensacola Escambia (6-0) in their playoff opener with 6A strongholds Robert E. Lee (5-1) and St. Augustine (5-2) to possibly follow with an upset.
Middleburg’s last three games were losses to Clay (56-28), Palatka (20-15) and Baldwin (20-0).
Escambia’s last three games were wins over (2-4) Pine Forest (33-14), (1-6) Crestview (28-20) and (1-5) Pensacola High (32-6).

Luke Padgett: 73 of 135 passes, 642YDs, 3TDs, 8INTs, 49.7QBR; 148 rushes, 754YDs, 9TDs
Logan Padgett: 25 rushes, 212YDs, 2TDs
Kyle Hinton: 21 catches, 173YDs
Caleb Freytag: 15 catches, 160YDs, 2TDs
Joe Green: 16 catches, 72YDs, 1TD
Stone Newsome: 62 Tackles, 3TFL, 1INT, 2 fumble recoveries, 1 fumble caused
Jace Campbell: 54 Tackles
Jonathan Floyd: 4 Sacks
Donovan Wimberly: 4 Sacks
Alex Nayfack: 3 Sacks
Waylon Johns: 2INTs

Keystone Heights

Playoffs: In Class 4A, Region 1, Keystone Heights (6-2) will travel to Bradford County (4-5) for their region opener on Nov. 13. Bradford County beat Keystone Heights 26-0 in their seaso opener. Opposite the Indians, Palatka (1-9) will travel to South Sumter (3-4). South Sumter beat Bradford County 31-20 on October 30 then beat P.K. Yonge 41-7 in season finale.
Bradford’s last three games were wins over P.K. Yonge (28-6) and Palatka (36-6) and the 31-20 loss to South Sumter.
Keystone Heights’ last three games were wins over Taylor (35-9) and Interlachen (17-7) with a 42-20 loss to Union County (6-3).

Gage Stevens: 30 of 53 passes, 461YDs, 7TDs, 1INT QBR 117.2
Colton Tibbetts: 74 rushes, 601YDs, 11TDs, 3 catches, 42YDs; 3 INTs, 1 Fumble recovered
Dalton Hollingsworth: 41 rushes, 333YDs, 6TDs; 47 Tackles; 2INTs
John David Schneck: 5 catches, 163YDs, 3TDs
Logan Williams: 59 Tackles
Tyler Jenkins: 46 Tackles
Kaleb Vojnovski: 2 Sacks
Caleb Moncrief: 3.5 Sacks
Bryson Channell: 3INTs
Ian Schofield: 23 of 26 PAT
Bryson Channell: 6 Catches, 83YDs, 2TDs


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