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Archive for December, 2017

St. Augustine High School falls short of getting to the FHSAA Class 6A State Championship.

On Friday, December 1st, the St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets football team traveled to play the Armwood High School Hawks in the Florida Class 6A State Semi-final game.  After trailing 16-0 at the half, the Jackets held the Hawks scoreless in the 3rd quarter and came out and scored in the 4th quarter on a 60 yard pass from senior Quarterback Austin Reed (#14) to Karim Brown (#8).  However the Hawks special teams and offense proved to be too much for the Jackets in the final quarter, each scoring to increase the Hawks lead to a final score of 30-6.

The Hawks held the Jackets to 86 yards on 27 rushing attempts, while Jackets Quarterback Austin Reed completed 19 0f 37 pass attempts for a total of 271 yards, with 1 TD pass.  The game ended the season for the St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets with a final record of 12-1.  Jackets Quarterback Austin Reed finished the season completing 159 of 248 attempts (64%), 2,925 yards, 37 TD’s (34 passing/3 rushing), 7 interceptions.

SAHS Yellow Jackets football team defeat Crestview HS for the Region 1-6A championship.

The St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets football team defeated the Crestview High School Bulldogs last Friday night (11/24) in the Region 1-6A finals by a score of 49-28, to advance to the FHSAA Class 6A semi-final game.  The Jackets defense was led by junior defensive end Robert Zuzu (#52), who tallied 3 solo tackles, 6 assisted tackles and two QB sacks during the game, and senior Josh Peterson (#7), had 3 tackles, 7 assisted tackles, and 1 interception return for a touchdown.

The Jackets offense was led on the ground by RB Dexter Brown (#15), who gained 199 yards on 31 carries.  Brown scored on a 10 yard TD run and added another TD on his longest run of the night for 68 yards.  SAHS quarterback Austin Reed (#14) passed for 183 yards, including a 62 yard TD pass to WR Karim Brown (#8), and added to his scoring with a 1 yard touchdown run. Reed increased his TD passes to 33 on the season with 3 TD runs.

Next up for the SAHS Yellow Jackets is a FHSAA State semi-final showdown against Armwood High School on the road in Seffner, FL.  The game is scheduled for Friday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m.  To see SAHS quarterback Austin Reed’s passing highlights for the 3 games of the regional playoffs, click HERE