Buchholz takes on Bears tonight
Published: Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 9:52 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 9:52 a.m.
6A St. Johns Bartram Trail (0-4) at 7A Buchholz (2-2)
Where: Citizens Field
When: 7 p.m.
Online broadcast: theprepzone.com (audio and video)
Notes: This is a non-district game. The host Bobcats, who opened the season with two wins, have lost their last two, both to ranked opponents (6A No. 2 Columbia, 7A No. 6 Fleming Island). Buchholz has been balanced offensively (135 yds. pass, 133 yds. run per game), led by junior RB Gerald Donald (339 yds.), sophomore QB Jackson White (539 yds., 6 TDs, 7 Ints.) and senior Quinlan Washington (14 catches, 3 TDs; 175 yds. rushing, 2 TDs). White gave up three interceptions in a 42-20 loss at Fleming Island. The Bobcats defensively have 28 tackles for loss, led by tackle Jerome Johnson with 11. The visiting Bears totaled 450 yards of offense last week in a 49-36 loss to unbeaten Daytona Beach Seabreeze. They trailed only 35-33 after three quarters. QB PJ Blazejowski has passed for 653 yards with 4 TDs and 2 Ints. He had 186 yards passing in a 47-43 season-opening loss to Jacksonville Bishop Kenny. WR Romello Bentley has 17 catches and 4 TDs while RB David Coleman has 376 yds. and 2 TDs. Bartram Trail lost its district opener, 28-27 at St. Augustine, giving up 14 points in the fourth.
LS: Buch; JB: Buch; LB: Buch; PK: Buch
Other predictors are John Boothe, Laura Bernheim and Paul Kardasz