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The forty fifth version of the BBQ Bowl, that includes the Cocoa Tigers at Rockledge Raiders is likely one of the greatest Video games of the 12 months on the Area Coast. Be sure you tune into Area Coast Every day TV to observe all of the motion stay, with Friday Night time Locker Room’s Steve Wilson and Orville Susong on the decision!
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Name it what you need; the BBQ Bowl, the largest rivalry on the Area Coast (in fact that’s up for debate), or just – Cocoa vs Rockledge.
The Cocoa Tigers enter this matchup as defending State Champions with an 8-1 document on the season. The Rockledge Raiders then again are 5-4 on the season.
Cocoa has received the final three BBQ bowls in a row and leads within the collection total with a 26-8 document between the 2.
Quarterback Brady Hart of the Tigers has thrown for two,443 yards, 30 TDs, and has thrown 8 interceptions. Offensively this unit is led by a powerful offensive line group that every one returned from final 12 months’s State Championship workforce.
With the robust trench play upfront, the Cocoa offense has been balanced all season lengthy with 4-star Ohio State commit WR Jayvan Boggs standing out among the many relaxation with a record-breaking 17 touchdowns this season.
Defensively, the Tigers have been tasked with defending a number of the most difficult packages up and down the state. The workforce has totaled 684 tackles and 41 sacks by 9 video games.
Linebacker Dai’veon Parham and Linebacker Samadrae Hawkins are averaging over 10 tackles per recreation, three gamers with 2 interceptions on the season together with Defensive Finish Javion Hilson main the workforce with 8 sacks this season.
General, whenever you consider a well-balanced soccer workforce in all three phases, look no additional than the 2023 Cocoa Tigers.
The Rockledge Raiders can be challenged with a tough activity Friday Night time as they give the impression of being to defend their dwelling discipline in opposition to the defending State Champions.
Quarterback Traven Inexperienced has 11 landing passes on the season whereas younger rising star ATH Jamarcus Giscombe leads the workforce with 10 complete touchdowns.
As a workforce, the Raiders have a complete of 1,844 yards of offense on the season.
UCF Knights commits ATH Jaylen Heyward and Linebacker DJ Mccormick cleared the path on protection. Heyward has six interceptions and 98 complete tackles on the season and Mccormick is averaging 10 tackles per recreation. Not precisely the numbers we had been anticipating to see however the all-around expertise has been requested to do much more than catch the ball.
Rockledge has 481 complete tackles and 21 sacks on the season heading into their remaining regular-season recreation.
The forty fifth BBQ Bowl has all of the makings of a basic! It’s a recreation lots of people have been pointing to for the reason that starting of the season.
Each groups want to carry a BBQ Bowl win with them because the playoffs start. Which one will or not it’s? In case you can’t make it to the sport, tune in to Area Coast Every day for the Friday Night time Locker Room’s broadcast of the “Recreation of the 12 months” to search out out!
That is the third decade of highschool sports activities protection for the principals of Area Coast Every day and the Friday Night time Locker Room – introduced you once more this 12 months by Erdman Automotive, Well being First, and All Factors.
The Friday Night time Locker Room – Area Coast Every day workforce is Brevard’s No. 1 Supply for Sports activities.
Be sure you tune into Area Coast Every day TV to catch all of the Cocoa at Rockledge. Different video games that may be seen on Area Coast Every day TV embrace Viera at Merritt Island and Melbourne at Eau Gallie.
All video games kick-off at 7 p.m. and are dropped at you by Erdman Automotive, Well being First, and All Factors.
The Area Coast Every day – Friday Night time Locker Room principals and the printed workforce have greater than 100 years of expertise masking youth and highschool sports activities in Brevard County and this season’s protection on Area Coast Every day TV will as soon as once more function a dynamic broadcaster lineup.
Area Coast Sports activities Corridor of Famers Steve Wilson and Orville Susong of the Friday Night time Locker Room will as soon as once more deliver you all of the stay motion from the printed sales space.
As well as, Tom Palermo, Jim Palermo, Giles Malone, Zach Clark, Juan Rodriguez, Ron Lighthall, Terry Spain, Matt O’Hern, Michael Malone, Gavin Keith, Brian Dillon, will anchor or produce play-by-play broadcasts this season.
Don’t miss these stay sports activities broadcasts, that includes cutting-edge protection on the streaming Area Coast Every day TV, together with participant interviews, replays, highlights, pre-game and post-game evaluation, and way more!
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