Quick links:
 Latest Team Rankings
 Free Rivals Alerts
 Member Services
ShopMobileRadio RSSRivals.com Yahoo! Sports

November 5, 2012

Playoff Picture Set for Panhandle Teams

SOCIAL: Follow on Twitter | Friend on Facebook

There's some clarity after Friday night's slate of games. Most teams wrapped up their season, and await November 16th for the first round of the playoffs.

Niceville took care of business defeating Crestview 42-7, with Eagles Running Back Tayjon Culley racked up 106 yards and four touchdown runs. However the big story was how Niceville's defense shut down the Bulldog offense, only allowing Micah Reed 60 yards rushing, and forcing Crestview QB Dakota Davis to go 15-27 for 147 yards, the lone TD and an interception.

After the big win, Niceville had to await the outcome of the city rivalry between Fort Walton Beach and Choctawhatchee.

The 42 year rivalry lived up to everything expected between the Vikings and the Indians. FWB Quarterback Blake James threw for 404 yards and five TDs, including the game winner to Marquese Davenport with 23 seconds left in the game.

Davenport had four touchdown catches in the Vikings 38-31 victory over Choctaw. Choctaw QB Garrison Floyd threw for one touchdown and added two rushing TD's to keep Choctaw in the game most of the night, but Fort Walton Beach was able to make key stops at the times needed to seal the deal.

In District 1 5A, Gulf Breeze clinched the runner up spot by defeating Rutherford 45-15. The win also marked for the first time in history, Gulf Breeze's football Program would have back to back playoff appearences.

Dolphin QB Andy Creech threw three TD passes in the game, and it was 28-0 before Rutherford even got on the board. The Dolphins record improves to 7-2 on the year, 3-1 in district play, and finished behind District champ West Florida Tech.

So with the playoffs two weeks away, here's how the first round of playoff play will look:

Navarre (District 2 6A Champ) will host Pace (District 1 6A Runner Up), Milton (District 1 6A Champ) hosts Niceville (District 2 6A Runner Up).

West Florida Tech (District 1 5A Champ) hosts Tallahassee Godby (District 2 5A Runner up), and Gulf Breeze (District 1 5A Runner Up) travels to Wakulla (District 2 5A Champ).

In class 3A, Pensacola Catholic is the runner-up in 1-3A and will travel all the way across the state to face off with Jacksonville Trinity Christian.

In 1A - Northview will host Cottondale and Graceville hosts Freeport in Region 1. In Region II, Holmes County (Bonifay) hosts Blountstown and Liberty County hosts Bozeman (Panama City).

Other Finals from Friday night:

Pensacola 24 Escambia 3
Tate 35 Washington 27
Pace 16 Pensacola Catholic 15
Navarre 28 Panama City Mosley 13
West Florida Tech 28 Tallahassee Chiles 21
Freeport 46 Jay 7
Northview 40 Baker 6
Panama City Bay 21 Panama City Arnold 7
Graceville 41 Cottondale 14
Bozeman 46 South Walton 27
Holmes County 38 Chipley 16
Taylor County 26 Marianna 25
Sneads 41 Vernon 12



Florida NEWS

[More]

Latest Headlines:


 

Rivals.com is your source for: College Football | Football Recruiting | College Basketball | Basketball Recruiting | College Baseball | High School | College Merchandise
Site-specific editorial/photos FlaVarsity.com. All rights reserved. This website is an officially and independently operated source of news and information not affiliated with any school or team.
About | Advertise with Us | Contact | Privacy Policy | About our Ads | Terms of Service | Copyright/IP policy | Yahoo! Sports - NBC Sports Network

Statistical information 2014 STATS LLC All Rights Reserved.