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Week 2 Games of the Week Preview


Week 1 of the opening season started with a bang.

Week 2 is a little bit different. You see, in Week 1, many teams were blind and limited with their research in the opening game because of new impact players and only spring film. Now in Week 2, teams can strategized based on their opponent's opening season game.

Each week, we select games based on our 16-area breakdown of the state. Let's take a look at some of the BIG matchups in Week 2 across the State of Florida:

BIG BEND AREA

Tallahassee Lincoln (0-1)
vs. Tallahassee Godby (0-1)

Friday, September 3, 2021
Gene Cox Stadium -- Tallahassee

Game Link

Big Bend Area Scoreboard



BROWARD AREA

Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna Lions (1-0)
at Plantation American Heritage Patriots (0-1)

Friday, September 3, 2021
Heritage Field, Plantation, FL

Game Link

Other Notable Games in the Broward Area
Deerfield Beach vs. Fort Lauderdale Dillard

Broward Area Scoreboard



DAYTONA & ST. JOHN'S AREA GAME OF THE WEEK

Daytona Beach Mainland Bucs (0-0)
at Flagler Palm Coast Bulldogs (-)

Friday, September 3, 2021
Sal Campanella Memorial Stadium -- Palm Coast, FL

As fate would have it, Travis Roland's first game as new head coach of his alma Daytona Beach Mainland Bucs, would be postponed, with his official game as the HBCIC would be against a team that he previously coached and built into a formidable program, the Flagler Palm Coast Bulldogs. With Scott Wilson stepping down, the stars aligned as Travis Roland's dream job to lead a team ... a team that he led to Daytona Beach only state championship in school history, would be in a need of a head coach. Now, the Roland Era starts.

Game Link


Other Notable Games in the Broward Area
Miami Columbus at Bartram Trail
Mandarin at Port Orange Spruce Creek

Daytona and St. John's Area Scoreboard



FIRST COAST AREA GAME OF THE WEEK

Gainesville Buchholz Bobcats (-)
at Sandalwood Saints (-)

Friday, September 3, 2021 6:00 PM


Game Link

First Coast Area Scoreboard



MIAMI DADE AREA GAME OF THE WEEK

Miami BTW Tornadoes (1-0)
at Miami Northwestern aka "The West" Bulls (1-0)

Friday, September 3, 2021 7:30 PM
Nathaniel "Traz" Powell Stadium aka The Mecca -- Miami, FL

Since 1995, these two teams combined have a total of 13 state championships. And now that both teams are now in the mix with strong teams that could have them both head back to state championship glory, look for a great matchup between The Towners and Liberty City Friday night at The Mecca.

Game Link

Other Notable Games
Gulliver Prep vs. Miami Palmetto

Miami Dade Area Scoreboard



MID FLORIDA AREA GAME OF THE WEEK

Fleming Island Eagles (0-1)
at Lake Minneola Hawks (1-0)

Friday, September 3, 2021 7:30 PM

Lake Minneola got oh so close to the promised land, only to arrive at the state championships to lose 41-0 against an overmatch Miami Central Dynasty program. To avenge that pain, the Hawks started out on a tear, thrashing program Tohopelika with a state's highpoint 71 points in Week 1.

Expect a bigger fight from Fleming Island. Although the Eagles lost their season opener to Clay 21-14, Fleming Island had a formidable season in 2020, with only three losses, and advancing all the way to the 7A Regional Finals.

Game Link

Mid Florida Area Scoreboard


NORTH CENTRAL AREA GAME OF THE WEEK

Jacksonville Bolles Bulldogs (1-0)
at Lake City Columbia Tigers (1-0)

Friday, September 3, 2021 7:30 PM
Tiger Stadium -- Lake City, FL

Both teams had scoring affairs in their opening week game. Bolles had a 42-0 shutout win over Callahan West Nassau, while Lake City Columbia impressed in Demetric Jackson's debut as Tigers Head Coach with a 46-23 thumping of Delray American Heritage.

Now Jax Bolles heads west to Lake City, where they will be tested on the road.
Expect the size of phenom ATH Marcus Peterson to reign big in this matchup.

Game Link

North Central Area Scoreboard



ORLANDO METRO AREA GAME OF THE WEEK

Lake Mary Rams (1-0)
at Winter Park Wildcats (1-0)

Friday, September 3, 2021 7:00 PM
Showalter Field, Winter Park

Game Link

Orlando Metro Area Scoreboard


PALM BEACH AREA GAME OF THE WEEK

Palm Beach Gardens Gators (1-0)
at Belle Glade Glades Central Raiders (1-0)

Friday, September 3, 2021 6:30 PM


Game Link

Palm Beaches Area Scoreboard





SPACE & TREASURE COAST AREA GAME OF THE WEEK

Kissimmee Osceola Kowboys (0-0)
at Cocoa Tigers (1-0)

Friday, September 3, 2021 7:30 PM
Tiger Stadium -- Cocoa, FL

Game Link

Space And Treasure Coast Area Scoreboard




SUNCOAST AREA GAME OF THE WEEK

Edgewater Eagles (1-0)
at Venice Indians (0-0)

Friday, September 3, 2021 7:30 PM

Venice's opening season game vs. Broward powerhouse was postponed in week 1, leaving John Peacock and his Indians to face a huge test at home vs. the Class 7A State Runner-Up Edgewater Eagles. Venice did play and beat Miami Northwester 56-34 in preseason play, but now the games will count.

Edgewater did get a taste of opening week gridiron action, thrashing Orlando Bishop Moore 49-6.


Game Link

Suncoast Area Scoreboard




TAMPA BAY AREA GAME OF THE WEEK

St. Thomas Aquinas Raiders (1-0)
at Tampa Jesuit Tigers (1-0)

Friday, September 3, 2021 7:30 PM
Corral Memorial Stadium -- Tampa, FL

This game happened on short notice, with Aquinas' projected opponent Plantation canceling their matchup due to COVID. Jesuit and Aquinas arranged it, and now the state's best team is headed to Tampa to face a tough Jesuit team at Corral Memorial Stadium.

Game Link


Tampa Bay Area Scoreboard

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