Football Around the Lake

• The Glades Day Gators scored early and often in their game against the Southwest Florida Christian Kings on Oct. 26, winning 63-26 and increasing their record to 5-4. They are currently ranked second in FHSAA’s Class 2A Region 4 power rankings, two spots over Moore Haven. They’ll wrap up their regular season against a St. John Paul II Academy team that is winless on the year. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. on Nov. 2 at Glades Day High School.

• The Moore Haven Terriers will cap off another successful regular season for the program with a big match-up against the 7-2 LaBelle Cowboys on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at Moore Haven High School. The Terriers enter the game 7-1 after their 36-14 win over First Baptist Academy on Oct. 26.

• The Okeechobee Brahmans will host their rivals the Clewiston Tigers on Nov. 2 at Okeechobee High School, with kickoff at 7 p.m. Both teams come into the game on the heels of losing the previous week’s game. Okeechobee finally broke its stretch of games without an offensive touchdown when quarterback Blaine Keathley hit Jalen Pryor on a 41-yard touchdown pass. But it wasn’t enough for the Brahmans to top Jensen Beach as Okeechobee fell 42-7, dropping them to 0-9 this year. Clewiston lost their game against Dunbar 20-0 on Oct. 26, dropping them to 1-8. Although both teams have similar records, Clewiston was much more competitive in its games this season than Okeechobee, whose Brahmans weren’t able to put up much resistance to many of the teams they faced this year.

• The Pahokee Blue Devils will host their rivals the Glades Central Raiders in the 2018 Muck Bowl on Nov. 2. Kickoff is at 5 p.m. Pahokee comes into the game with a 5-5 record thanks to a three-game losing streak after they fell 35-14 to Cocoa on Oct. 26. Still, the Blue Devils sit atop of the Class 1A Region 4 power rankings by FHSAA, thanks in part to their strength of schedule. Glades Central comes into the game at 5-3 on a three-win streak after defeating Cardinal Newman 41-6. The Raiders appear to be getting hot at exactly the right time. They’re currently ranked third in the Class 4A Region 4 power rankings.

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