Steinbrenner 16, Plant 9
Both teams entered Thursday’s game ranked among the top 10 teams in the state in 2A according to MaxPreps. The visiting Warriors, who won the regular season meeting by double digits, stayed in control throughout to advance to the region final.
Newsome 14, Venice 5
The Wolves, ranked fifth in 2A and 12th overall in the state by MaxPreps, relied on their stingy defense to move on to the region final.
Orlando Lake Highland Prep 23, Cypress Creek 1
The Coyotes had the misfortune of facing a powerhouse that is ranked No. 1 in the state and No. 2 in the nation by MaxPreps.
Berkeley Prep 16, Bradenton Saint Stephen’s 15
The Buccaneers, ranked sixth in 1A and 11th overall in the state by MaxPreps, rallied from a first half deficit to win in a shootout.