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Archive for June, 2017

St. Augustine HS participates and excels in Summer 7v7 competitions

Over the Summer, the St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets football team have been participating in several 7v7 competitions with area and regional high schools in the state of Florida.  Each week, the Yellow Jackets have hosted area schools in scrimmage play to include Creekside HS and Clay HS.  In addition to the home scrimmages, the Yellow Jackets have participated in the FHS7v7A North Florida Regional Qualifier tournament and the Jacksonville Jaguars 7on7 Passing Challenge.  

The Yellow Jackets participated in the FHS7v7 Association North Florida Regional Qualifier, hosted by St. Augustine High School in June.  Led by Quarterback Austin Reed, the Yellow Jackets finished as the top seed over 15 regional teams in the initial “play-in” round.  With wins over Bradford County HS, Newberry HS, Florida HS (Tallahassee) and Yulee HS, the Jackets opened the tournament a perfect 4-0.  The Jackets continued their winning ways in the playoff rounds with a quarterfinal victory over District rival Nease HS, and a last play victory over county rival Bartram Trail HS.  In the finals against Columbia County HS, quarterback Austin Reed helped bring the Yellow Jackets back from being down two scores to take the lead 21-20.  Columbia County scored on the last play of the game to come back and win the tournament 26-21. The Jackets qualified for the FHS7v7A finals being held on July 15th.

The SAHS Yellow Jackets also participated in the Jacksonville Jaguars 7on7 Passing Challenge at Everback Field in June.  Led on offense by Quarterback Austin Reed, the Jackets went 3-0 in the “play in” round, with wins over Brunswick HS, Bartram Trail HS (27-7), and Baldwin HS.  After a 1st round bye in the playoffs, the Yellow Jackets lost in the quarterfinal round to Brunswick HS in a shoot out in the 5th overtime period 64-57.

Quarterback Austin Reed leads St. Augustine HS over Bishop Kenny in the 2018 Spring Game

On Wednesday, May 17th, the St. Augustine High School varsity football team lined up against Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville) in the annual Spring game held at home in Foots Brumley Stadium.  The game was scheduled to have the starting offense and defense of each team play each other in a regulation game format for the first half, followed by the reserves in the second half.

Being selected by his coaches as Captain and leading the offense for the Yellow Jackets was rising senior quarterback Austin Reed (#14).  During the game, Austin completed 17 passes on 23 attempts, finishing the first half of the game with 178 yards passing, 1 touchdown pass (to Matt Adams) and a 21-14 lead over the starting defense for Bishop Kenny.  At one point in the second quarter, Austin completed 12 straight pass attempts to finish off the half and his time in the game.  Wide receive Karim Brown finished the game with 4 passes for 70 yards including a 50 yard diving completion from Reed to get the ball down to the Bishop Kenny 2 yard line.

The following are pictures of Austin’s game play during the game.  You can also view Austin’s Hudl passing highlights of the game by clicking HERE.