Terrence Mosley scored the game-winning touchdown on a 39-yard run with 2:15 to go to lift The First Academy to a 21-14 road win over Holy Trinity (6-5) of Melbourne in a Class 3A, Region 2 football final.
Seminole’s defense had nine sacks and an interception as the No. 1-ranked Seminoles won 17-10 against Timber Creek in a Class 8A, Region 1 football semifinal on Friday night.
The sounds of referees blowing whistles and the sight of spectators rushing toward the north end zone at The Master's Academy were all in an effort to separate fraternal twins Ty and Cole Poorman, who were fighting each other during their big brother's youth football game.
Jones hosts Brooksville Nature Coast in a Class 5A, Region 2 semifinal while Seminole is home against Timber Creek in 8A and Edgewater hosts Tallahassee Lincoln in a 7A rematch as the No. 1 seeds in the Orlando area.
No. 4 Osceola travels to No. 6 Dr. Phillips and No. 8 Timber Creek is at top-ranked Seminole this week while No. 2 Edgewater (7A) and No 3 Jones (5A) each host region semifinal games vs. out-of-area teams.
Friday's second round pairings for Florida high school football include Timber Creek at Seminole, Kissimmee Osceola at Dr. Phillips, and home games for Edgewater, Jones and Foundation Academy. On Saturday, The Master's Academy and Orlando Christian Prep will play for the Sunshine State Athletic Conference championship.
Orlando area senior high school football running backs Avarius Sparrow (Jones), Isaiah Connelly (Edgewater) and Kyeandre Magloire (Lake Minneola) came up big Friday in the opening round of the FHSAA playoffs.