NO. 1 ARMWOOD GETS BY MADISON COUNTY

Even in Cyberspace, a good run defense will slow down a potent ground game as Madison County pushed No. 1 seed Seffner Armwood to the limit in the first ever Florida Kids Fantasy Football Shootout. Armwood now gets ready for another tough test. Check out the rest of the results as we look at the Sweet 16!

The second round of the Florida Kids Mythical State Championship provided some impressive performances on Sunday. There were a few surprises along the way as well.

In Group 1, the much-anticipated showdown between Madison County and No. 1 Seffner Armwood saw the teams exchange the lead until the fourth quarter when the Hawks broke a 12-12 tie on a 7-yard run by Kalvin Bailey. Bailey's two-point conversion gave Armwood the win.

Armwood will now host Palm Beach Lakes in the second round while Naples, a surprise winner over Tampa Hillsborough will host two-time 2B state champion Pahokee.

Palm Beach Lakes had 300 yards passing from Jarrett Brown and a 90-yard kickoff return from Jetavious Best. Naples saw Jemalle Eugene score three times.

In Group 2, the much-awaited matchup between Lakeland and Lakeland Lake Gibson will take place as each came up with impressive wins in the second round.

Matt Grothe threw for 250 yards in the Braves' win. Sophomore Chris Rainey shredded the Colonels for 226 yards and 4 scores.

Miami Booker T. Washington will play host to Sarasota as junior Chavez Grant came up with three interceptions

In Group 3, Pensacola continued its surprising run as the Tigers had a pair of scored from junior running back Courtney Jones and a fourth quarter interception by Clarence Ward to beat Carol City in Miami. Pensacola will now stay in South Florida to play St. Thomas Aquinas.

The other second round game will see Chaminade-Madonna travel to Jacksonville to take on The Bolles School. Max Higgs ran for 175 yards in the win for the Bulldogs.

The highlight of Group 4 saw senior Brad Hayes scoop up a fumble with 2:00 left in the game and returned it 45 yards for a score as the Merritt Island Mustangs stunned Edgewater in Orlando, 16-14.

The Mustangs will now travel to play Miami Monsignor Pace while Glades Central heads south to take on the No. 4 Miami Killian Cougars.

GROUP 1
Seffner Armwood 41, Clearwater Countryside 20
Madison County 14, Titusville Astronaut 0
Palm Beach Lakes 35, Melbourne 27
Apopka 21, Hialeah Miami Lakes 7
Miami Edison 20, Fort Walton Beach 12
Pahokee 28, Miami Northwestern 21
Naples 35, Gibsonton East Bay 7
Tampa Hillsborough 27, Jupiter 14

SECOND ROUND
Seffner Armwood 20, Madison County 12
Palm Beach Lakes 30, Apopka 24
Pahokee 21, Miami Edison 13
Naples 27, Tampa Hillsborough 21

THIRD ROUND
23. Palm Beach Lakes (10-2) at 1. Seffner Armwood (15-1)
24. Pahokee (13-1) at 12. Naples (11-1)

GROUP 2
Lakeland 31, Jacksonville Trinity Christian 13
Plantation 10, Sarasota Riverview 7
Lakeland Lake Gibson 28, Lake Brantley 27
Rockledge 21, Hollywood Hills 13
Sarasota 21, Palm Bay 6
Blountstown 16, Immokalee 14
Miami Booker T. Washington 27, Panama City Bay 13
Lakeland Kathleen 16, Homestead South Dade 7

SECOND ROUND
Lakeland 35, Plantation 7
Lake Gibson 27, Rockledge 21
Sarasota 28, Blountstown 14
Miami Booker T. Washington 13, Lakeland Kathleen 7

THIRD ROUND
17. Lakeland Lake Gibson (15-2) at 2. Lakeland (17-0)
21. Sarasota (12-2) at 5. Miami Booker T. Washington (13-1)

GROUP 3
Jacksonville Bolles 27, Lakeland Evangel Christian 6
Tampa Jefferson 28, Neptune Beach Fletcher 21
Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna 20, Key West 3
East Ridge 31, Nease 24
Pensacola 27, Miami Central 21 (OT)
Miami Carol City 17, Cocoa 12
Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas 21, Tampa Middleton 13
Fort Meade 21, Deerfield Beach 20

SECOND ROUND
Jacksonville Bolles 30, Tampa Jefferson 21
Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna 21, East Ridge 13
Pensacola 20, Miami Carol City 14
Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas 17, Fort Meade 6

THIRD ROUND
18. Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna (13-1) at 3. Jacksonville Bolles (16-0)
20. Pensacola (13-2) at 6. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas (14-2)

GROUP 4
Miami Killian 28, Bradenton Southeast 9
Pompano Beach Ely 35, Port St. Lucie Centennial 14
Glades Central 21, American Heritage Plantation 7
St. Augustine 28, Palm Beach Gardens Dwyer 21
Daytona Beach Mainland 28, Port Orange Spruce Creek 14
Miami Monsignor Pace 21, Jacksonville Sandalwood 13
Orlando Edgewater 28, Starke Bradford County 6
Merritt Island 16, Tallahassee Lincoln 14

SECOND ROUND
Miami Killian 24, Pompano Beach Ely 20.
Glades Central 34, St. Augustine 27
Miami Monsignor Pace 21, Daytona Beach Mainland 20
Merritt Island 16, Orlando Edgewater 14

THIRD ROUND
22. Glades Central (12-1) at 4. Miami Killian (14-1)
28. Merritt Island (11-2) at 13. Miami Monsignor Pace (13-2)

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