After some dominating efforts last night in the Flag Football regional semifinals, we are left with a total of 16 teams between the two classifications that will be looking for their chance next Monday night to punch their tickets to the FHSAA Flag Football Finals in Jacksonville at the end of next week.
Here is a recap of all the action from around the Sunshine State
No. 19 Navarre 12, No. 17 Orange Park Fleming Island 7
The Raiders, in their first-ever playoff contest in Flag Football, pulled the upset on the host Golden Eagles who have been an annual playoff contender for the last few years. The Raiders scored with not much time left to take the lead and never looked back to win the game and head to next week’s Regional Finals. Raiders move to 13-3 on the season while Fleming Island finishes the season at 10-2.
No. 9 Port Orange Spruce Creek 6, Orlando Timber Creek 2
The Hawks secured their first-ever Flag Football playoff victory with a low-scoring game that saw their only touchdown come in the second quarter while giving a safety to the Wolves (ranked No. 13 in Class 2A) during the fourth quarter to advance them to their first-ever trip to the regional finals. Spruce Creek moves to 16-2 on the season while Timber Creek finishes the season at 12-3.
Valrico Bloomingdale 25, Orlando Dr. Phillips 6
The Bulls dominated the Panthers right out of the gate to advance their first-ever trip to the Regional Finals. Bloomingdale moves to 10-6 on the season while Dr. Phillips ends their season at 10-6.
No. 3 Lithia Newsome 27, No. 4 Tampa Alonso 0
It was a total dominating effort by the Wolves shutting out the defending Class 2A state champion Ravens to move to their first-ever Regional Final in school history. Newsome moves to 17-1 while Alonso season ends at 16-2.
St. Cloud 20, No. 18 Port St. Lucie Centennial 19
The Bulldogs battled with the host Eagles, pulling off the upset after Centennial failed to convert an extra point late in the game that sent the Bulldogs into the Regional Finals for the first time since 2016. St. Cloud moves to 9-3 on the season while Centennial ends their season at 10-2.
No. 2 Loxahatchee Seminole Ridge 35, No. 8 Boca Raton Spanish River 18
The Hawks had a battle on their hands with the Sharks before pulling away late to give them their first regional playoff victory since 2018. Seminole Ridge remains undefeated, moving to 15-0 while Spanish River finishes the year at 17-2.
No. 5 Davie Western 27, No. 14 Miami Dr. Krop 0
The Wildcats totally dominated the Lightning from start to finish pulling the shutout to advance their third trip to the regional finals in school history. Western moves along in the season to 15-0 while Dr. Krop ends their season at 12-2.
No. 15 Miami Ferguson 18, Hialeah Gardens 0
The Falcons continued their winning ways, advancing to their first-ever regional final in school history after pitching a shutout against the Gladiators (ranked No. 14 in Class 2A). Ferguson moves to 11-1 while Hialeah Gardens ends the season at 9-3.
Tallahassee FAMU DRS 19, No. 12 Fort Walton Beach Choctawhatchee 13 (OT)
The Baby Rattlers stunned the Indians at home after coming back late in the fourth quarter to tie the game and intercepting a pass in overtime to end the game with the victory. FAMU DRS moves to 10-2 on the season while Choctawhatchee sees their season end at 13-4.
No. 16 Middleburg 26, Jacksonville Andrew Jackson 6
The Broncos dominated the Tigers from start to finish in a battle of first-time playoff teams in Middleburg with dominating performances from Brooke Swenson, Sam Hardison, and Meghan Bonser. Middleburg remains undefeated, moving to 12-0 while Andrew Jackson ends their season at 9-3.
Jensen Beach 6, No. 10 Daytona Beach Mainland 0
The Falcons, who last week won their district as a No. 5 seed pushed past the Buccaneers with their lone touchdown coming in the third quarter to pull off the biggest upset in the regional semifinals. Jensen Beach goes to 11-6 on the year while Mainland finishes 13-2.
Fort Lauderdale Dillard 20, Riviera Beach Suncoast 0
The Panthers pushed past the Chargers with a shutout to move to the regional finals, their second straight dating back to the 2019 season. Fort Lauderdale moves to 7-2 on the year while Suncoast finishes at 8-6.
No. 7 Lecanto 19, Tampa Chamberlain 0
The Panthers won their first-ever playoff game against the Chiefs (ranked No. 11 in Class 1A) on the road to set up a showdown with Tampa Robinson on Monday night. Lecanto moves to 14-1 on the season while Chamberlain finishes the year at 10-3.
No. 1 Tampa Robinson 52, Bradenton Southeast 0
Complete and total domination by the Knights over the Seminoles allowed the second-stringers to play in the second half. Robinson continued their perfect streak to 19-0 and continued to push the state’s current longest winning streak to 47 games since their last loss to Tampa Alonso on April 16, 2018. Southeast finishes the season at 12-1.
No. 6 Miami Gardens Monsignor Pace 27, Pembroke Pines Charter 0
The Spartans totally dominated the Jaguars (ranked No. 10 in Class 1A) en route to a shutout victory another trip to the Regional Finals, their first since 2018. Monsignor Pace moves to 12-0 on the season while Pembroke Pines Charter finishes the year at 8-3.
No. 13 Miami Edison 19, Miami Southridge 14
The Red Raiders come from behind on the Spartans to move on to another regional final. Miami Edison moves on to 9-1 on the year while Miami Southridge finishes the season at 6-4.