High school football has returned, and many Florida commits kicked off their season last week. Although some games were still preseason match ups, FightinGators.com takes a look at how they did:
Jake Allen and his St. Thomas Aquinas squad started the 2016 season with a bang. Allen was 9-of-12 had 97-yards and three touchdowns in the first half to help the Raiders beat Dillard 51-0.
Kadarius Toney had an impressive opener. Toney under center went 13-of-25 for 181 yards and one touchdown. The four-star athlete also proved to be a force on the ground, where he amassed 101 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries.
Zech Byrd and his team have yet to begin their season, however, they did have a preseason matchup on Friday. Byrd has the lone touchdown for Stanhope Elmore, as they lost to Greenville.
Miami Southridge was in action on Friday night in a preseason matchup. Gators pledge Kemore Gamble and target Shawn Davis helped lead the squad to the 33-7 win over South Plantation. Gamble had one touchdown in the win.
It was a great defensive showing for Zachary Carter and his Hillsborough squad on Friday as they shut out East Bay 41-0. The defensive was able to force four turnovers.
Daquon Green and Tampa Bay Technical also recorded a win on Friday night with a 35-0 victory over Blake. Green recorded one touchdown, a 41-yarder. Green had five receptions for 94 yards.
Adarius Lemons and Clearwater started the game on the right foot with Lemons' 57-yard run on the first play of the game to set up a 4-yard TD pass. However, things turned south quickly and the Tornados lost to Cocoa 34-7. Lemons had 11 carries for 121 yards in the loss.