Shutouts galore Friday night on the gridiron here on the Suncoast. Will anyone beat Manatee? The Hurricanes defeated a usually very competitive Riverview team 47-0. The nationally ranked 'Canes are across the river next week, facing the Palmetto Tigers.
Other shutouts included Indian Rocks Christian defeating Bradenton Christian 61-0, and Bishop Verot Ft. Myers over Out-of-Door Academy 56-0.
Lakewood Ranch is another team in the area that's heating up. The Mustangs have won three straight games, led by Quarterback Chad Rex. They defeated North Port in a district game 35-21. The Mustangs will enjoy an upcoming week off and will play Palmetto October 18th. North Port will be at home next Friday night hosting the undefeated Port Charlotte Pirates.