Observe dwell updates tonight of Cocoa Excessive soccer versus Florida Excessive of Tallahassee within the FHSAA Class 2S state championship sport from Gene Cox Stadium.
Cocoa gained in extra time, 38-31, this system’s fifth state soccer title and the primary since 2016. Scroll down for updates and video.
C – Mao Saito 25 FG, 2:21
Mid-quarter, the Tigers drove to the FH 15, the place a maintain after which a damaging rush pushed Cocoa again to the 28 earlier than a cross to DayDay Farmer of 23 yards gave the staff a first-and-goal on the 5. One other dashing loss pushed Cocoa again to the ten, and the Tigers finally settled for the sector aim.
On a fourth-and-2 at Cocoa’s 49, a 24-yard run moved FH to the Tigers 25. On the finish of the primary, the Seminoles had been 2nd-and-7 on the Cocoa 22.
Joshua Brown intercepted an overthrown FH cross in the long run zone on the primary play of the quarter. A 19-yard cross to Kyon Calhoun helped transfer Cocoa, and when Blake Boda scrambled 17 yards on a Third-and-14, the Tigers had been on the FH 37. However a Cocoa private foul pushed it again to the Tigers 47. An incompletion and a punt adopted.
FH – Jalon Carter 2 run (Cole Allbaugh kick), 7:29
Florida Excessive’s drive was jumped-started by a 38-yard Micahi Danzy run, then a 12-yarder.
C – C.J. Bragg 23 cross from Boda (Saito kick), 4:31
On the following drive, Boda accomplished an 11-yard cross to Farmer on a 4th-and-5. That put the Tigers on the FH 23. On 2nd-and-10, Bragg beat his defender over the center, and Boda hit him for the rating.
FH – Ashton Hampton 61 cross from Jeremy Johnston (Allbaugh kick), 1:04
Then, FH goes three-and-out, however Boda was intercepted on the following play. Three performs later, FH retook the lead, 14-10, when Hampton caught a brief cross and outran two defenders down the center of the sector to the tip zone.
The Tigers are hurting themselves with penalties, together with the non-public foul that pushed them again behind midfield after a giant Boda run. Cocoa has six penalties for 49 yards. The Seminoles have outrushed Cocoa, 105-55. Cocoa has the passing yardage benefit, 139-106, however Florida Excessive capitalized with 61 yards on a single landing cross. Every staff has one turnover. Individually, Farmer has six catches for 56 yards.
C – Boda 7 run (Saito kick), 7:27
Cocoa begins quick. Passes of 10 and 40 yards to Farmer, a 12-yard Anthony Bridgewater run and a 10-yard cross to Nicholas Teeter get the Tigers to the FH 10. A facemask will get Cocoa to the 5, 1st-and-goal. On Third-and-goal from the 7, Boda scored on a keeper for a 17-14 Tigers lead.
C – Caleb Dobbs 50 interception return (Saito kick), 5:04
FH drove to the Cocoa 46, however on a 1st-and-10, Dobbs anticipated a cross, stepped in entrance of it and ran it again for one more rating and a 10-point lead, 24-14.
FH – Danzy 24 run (Allbaugh kick), 1:51
Florida Excessive acquired proper again to it with a 30-yard kickoff return to its personal 34. A 22-yard cross to Brooks Hickman put the ball at Cocoa’s 44. 5 runs later, the Seminoles had been Third-and-4 on the Cocoa 24, and Danzy ran in from there. Cocoa’s lead is 24-21.
On the following kickoff, a penalty compelled the Tigers to start out from their 6. Cocoa ended the third quarter 2nd-and-2 from their 37.
C – DayDay Farmer 29 cross from Boda (Saito kick), 11:08
On the second play of the ultimate interval, Boda took off for a 34-yard run to the FH 24. After a false begin penalty, he hit Farmer for a landing and a 31-21 lead.
FH – Allbaugh 30 FG, 4:59
Florida Excessive then moved to the Cocoa 48, principally by the run, however it was a 13-yard cross to Keisean Inman on 4th-and-8 that stored the drive going off a faux punt try. A cross interference penalty moved the Seminoles to the Cocoa 27. After FH acquired to the 11, a sack by Javion Hilson and Dai’veon Parham compelled the kick.
Cocoa’s subsequent drive — once more hinder by penalties — stalled.
FH – Rhyder Poppell 15 cross from Johnston (Allbaugh kick), 0:03
Florida Excessive takes over with 2:07 to play at its personal 38. Day trip at 1:21, 4th-and-5 at its 43. After which one other penalty, a cross interference, offers the Seminoles life on the Cocoa 42, 1:16 remaining. Then, a Cocoa private foul strikes it to the 31.
When the penalty bug hit Florida Excessive, the Seminoles had been pushed again to their 36 for a 2nd-and-15. Danzy ran for 14, and Johnston then acquired the primary down on a 7-yard run to the Cocoa 15. On Third-and-10, Johnston was stuffed for no achieve. Day trip with 17 seconds on the clock. Brown broke up the third-down cross. Day trip at 11 seconds, fourth-and-10. Then, Johnston-to-Poppell ties the sport.
C – Boda 5 run (Saito kick)
After Cocoa scores, FH will get its flip. On second down on the 8, Javion Hill forces a fumble, and Dai’veon Parham recovers. Cocoa wins, 38-31.