Week four of the FHSAA high school football season kicked off Friday night in Jacksonville and northeast Florida. Key games on the schedule included Nease in Atlantic Coast, Suwannee in White, Creekside in Sandalwood and more. For many teams in grades 5A through 8A, the week also marked the opening of district clashes. Here is an overview of the results of the entire First Coast.
WHITE 40, SUWANNE 24
Christian Ellis rushed for an early touchdown to trigger the commanders’ visit to Suwannee (2-1, 0-1 District 2-5A). … Ellis opened the game with a fumble on the Bulldogs’ first possession. … White moves to 2-0, 1-0 in district 2-5A.
CREEKSIDE 20, SANDALWOOD 16
Preston Strope rushed for two first-half touchdowns to lead the Knights to their all-time best start at Sandalwood (1-3, 0-1 District 1-8A). … Carter McEachean added a second half interception for Creekside (4-0, 1-0), setting up a touchdown pass from Jacob Dennie to Maxwell Robinson. … Chris Calhoun brought the Saints back into the game with a touchdown, but Creekside ran out of time.
NEASE 35, ATLANTIC CTE 14
The Panthers racked up the points early to defeat host Atlantic Coast (2-2, 0-1) in District 3-7A action. … Nease (3-1, 2-0) moved to the first place in the district.
ST. AUGUSTIN 54, MIDDLEBURG 37
The Yellow Jackets slammed the door on the perfect start of Middleburg (3-1, 0-1). … St. Augustine (3-1, 1-0) moved to the top of District 4-6A.
RIVERSIDE 41, ORANGE PARC 9
Alvin Gibson went wild again with a 44-yard touchdown rush to lead the Generals past host Orange Park (1-3, 0-1 District 3-6A). … For Riverside (4-0, 1-0), Rickie Shaw caught a touchdown pass in the first half and Dayon Rawls ran to score. … Tavales Thomas intercepted a pass.
BOLLES 49, FERNANDINA BEACH 14
Class 4A No.3 Bolles notched three pre-halftime interceptions, including six-picks from Spencer Surface and Kavon Miller, and outscored host Fernandina Beach (0-4). … Kade Frew added two touchdown passes as the Bulldogs (4-0) won last year’s regional playoff rematch.
BISHOP KENNY 36, TOCOI STREAM 0
Andrew Tabor caught two touchdown receptions from James Resar as the Crusaders opened at 4-0 for the first time since 2017.… Brad Miller also scored a touchdown and Jackson Burnett had another TD catch before the halfway mark. time. … Tocoi Creek fell to 0-3.
BALDWIN 21, WEST NASSAU 13
Visiting Baldwin (2-0) held out for the win at Callahan, depriving West Nassau of a fourth save at the last minute. … Conner Nobles rushed for two touchdowns for the Warriors (0-3).
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AROUND THE AREA
Raines (2-1) won a 31-14 victory over rival Northside Jackson (2-2). … Ponte Vedra (1-2, 0-1 District 3-7A) won their first district match at a Class 7A member, winning 27-7 at First Coast (0-4, 0-1). … Ribault (1-3) rebounded in a 27-0 victory over Westside (1-3). … D’Maurion Frazier rushed for one touchdown and caught another, leading Clay (2-1) into a 34-0 shutout from Ridgeview (1-2). … Baker County (3-1, 1-0 District 2-5A) beat 42-7 against Paxon (1-3, 0-1). … Menendez (2-2, 1-0 District 4-5A) won a 41-7 victory over Gainesville Eastside (0-4, 0-1). … Keystone Heights (4-0) remained perfect in a 68-13 rout at Umatilla (1-3). … Wolfson (1-3) won his first victory, 14-6 over Christ’s Church (3-1). … Union County (3-0) remained perfect, 28-13 over PK Yonge (1-2). … North Florida Educational (2-1) rolled 48-0 past Cocoa Beach (0-3). … St. Joseph (0-3) lost 7-6 to Deltona Trinity Christian (1-2). … Eagle’s View (2-1) lost 13-12 to Vero Beach St. Edward’s (2-0) … Joe Joe Patti had 325 yards and five touchdowns to lead West Oaks Academy (1-3) ahead Young Children on the move (0-4) 40-0. … Zarephath Academy (1-2) lost 32-24 to Branford (3-0). … Hilliard’s game at Mayo Lafayette has been postponed to 7 p.m. Monday due to transportation issues.