Here are the capsules for Monday’s region final flag football games. The winners move on to the state semifinals.
Bloomingdale (10-6) at Newsome (17-1), 7
The Bulls, winners of four straight, are having one of their best seasons in school history. To keep that streak going, Bloomingdale will have to get past its toughest test in the playoffs. The Wolves, ranked No. 2 in 2A and No. 4 statewide and nationally by MaxPreps, are coming off a 27-0 victory over defending 2018-19 state champion Alonso in the region semifinals. It was the ninth time Newsome blanked an opponent this season. One of those shutouts was a 39-0 victory over Bloomingdale two months ago. Devyn Silvestri has accounted for 58 touchdowns (48 passing, 10 rushing) on offense and has picked off 12 passes on defense to lead the Wolves.
Lecanto (14-1) at Robinson (19-0), 7
The Knights, ranked No. 1 in 1A and by MaxPreps and No. 1 overall in the state by floridahsfootball.com, have been the most dominant team in the area. The have outscored opponents by a combined 782-50 this season, including a 52-0 rout over Bradenton Southeast in the region semifinals. Sydney Stout has 97 touchdown passes this season, a total that has already shattered the single-season state record. The Panthers only loss this season came against Newsome (14-0). Lecanto has allowed just 39 points all season.