Friday Night Preview:
#9 Apopka Blue Darters (3-1) at Boone Braves (3-1)
#2 Wekiva Mustangs (3-0) vs. Olympia Titans (1-3)
The Apopka Blue Darters and Wekiva Mustangs return to action this week after a bounce-back victory for Apopka last Friday and a bye week for the Mustangs.
Junior quarterback Jackson Darlington threw for three touchdowns, and junior running back Akeem Brown ran for two more as Apopka took a 14-0 halftime lead and then ran off 24 unanswered points in the second half to cruise to victory over the Dr. Phillips Panthers 38-7 last week.
The Apopka offense got back on track, rushing for 197 yards and passing for 104, while the defense only allowed one score and forced five turnovers.
Senior running back Cornelius Williams led all rushers with 107 yards for the Blue Darters and caught a 4-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter.
The Blue Darters travel to Boone High School in Orlando to face the Boone Braves, 3-1 on the season including a 21-20 victory over Ocoee in its last game. Apopka defeated Ocoee 47-0 in its season opener. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 PM. Admission is $6.
The Wekiva Mustangs, currently 3-0 and ranked second in the state poll, return to action this Friday against the Olympia Titans, who are 1-3 on the season. The game is at Wekiva High School and kickoff is scheduled for 7 PM. Admission is $6. The Mustangs did not play this past Friday.