Log in

Blue Darters return to state poll; Wekiva drops to #2


The Wekiva Mustangs, despite starting the season 3-0, went into their bye week ranked #1 in the Associated Press top 10 poll for Class 8A schools in Florida. But despite not losing a game dropped to #2. The Apopka Blue Darters, on the other hand, fell out of the top 10 after a 37-20 loss to Lakeland two weeks ago but returned to the top 10 this week after a 38-7 thrashing of the defending state champion Dr. Phillips High School. The Blue Darters (3-1) are ranked #9 in the poll.

The Mustangs 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 Blue Darters return to action this Friday night at Boone High School in Orlando to face the Boone Braves, 2-1 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.

Here is the full Associated Press Top 10 Florida high school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, city, record, and total voting points. Apopka teams in bold:

Class 8A

1. Deerfield Beach (14) 4-0 140

2. Wekiva (Apopka) 3-0 119

3. Atlantic Community 3-0 106

4. Vero Beach 4-0 100

5. South Dade (Homestead) 4-0 75

6. Christopher Columbus Catholic (Miami) 3-1 67

7. Osceola (Kissimmee) 4-0 51

8. Palm Beach Central 3-1 44

9. Apopka 3-1 24

10. Miami Southridge 3-1 16

Others receiving votes: Miami Palmetto 9, Sandalwood (Jacksonville) 6, Plantation 5, Centennial (Port St. Lucie) 5, St. Lucie West Centennial 2, Flagler Palm Coast 1.

Apopka Blue Darters, Wekiva Mustangs


No comments on this item Please log in to comment by clicking here