The first two weeks of the high school football season has seen the offenses well ahead of the defenses. It was more of the same in week three around Brevard County. The lowest score by a winning team was 35 points.
Satellite 63, Holy Trinity 33
With our very own Alan Zlotorsynski on the broadcast, the Satellite Scorpions put on another offensive display. They scored 50-plus points for the third straight game, beating Holy Trinity 63-33.
Satellite took advantage of five Holy Trinity turnovers, turning all five of them into touchdowns. That included a pick-6 as the second quarter expired and a fumbled lateral in the third quarter.
Scorpions quarterback Gage Malkin had four touchdown passes, including two to Eddie Combs. Malkin was named the Supreme Title Player of the Game.
Tigers quarterback Davin Wydner had five touchdowns in the loss. Wide receiver James BlackStrain caught three, and Day Day Farmer had two grabs of his own.
Next week: Satellite (3-0) takes on Space Coast, while Holy Trinity (1-2) hosts Astronaut.
Viera 44, Palm Bay 6
Viera quarterback CJ Simms followed up last week’s five-touchdown performance with three more through the air and two on the ground Friday night as the Pirates rolled to a 38-point victory.
Jake Woodruff, Caleb Osburn, and Zak Sedaros each had a touchdown reception.
Next week: Viera (3-0) gets a bye, while Palm Bay (0-3) visits Eau Gallie.
Eau Gallie 46, Heritage 7
Commodores quarterback Cade Ross passed for three more touchdowns in a big win over the Heritage Panthers, giving him 11 over the first three games of the season.
T.J. Jones had a 91-yard punt return and TJ Johnson had two rushing touchdowns, as Eau Gallie moved to 3-0.
Next week: Eau Gallie will host Palm Bay, while Heritage (0-3) will travel to Rockledge.
Astronaut 38, Titusville 6 (Rivalry Game)
It was the Battle for the Hudson as the War Eagles beat rival Titusville by 32 points. With the win, the War Eagles are 35-14 in this rivalry.
The War Eagles continued to run their offense through Abreon Torres and he was up to the task again Friday night, rushing for three touchdowns (38 yards, 75 yards, and 45 yards).
Kenneth Dixon also had a 45-yard rushing touchdown for Astronaut.
Next week: The Terriers 0-3) will host MCC while the War Eagles will take on Holy Trinity.
MCC 46, Cocoa Beach 0
Melbourne Central Catholic got their second win of the season on Friday, making it look easy against Cocoa Beach, 46-0.
DeAndre Pearson-Blake had two touchdown runs and also had a two-point conversion after Bryant Espiritusanto jumped on a fumble for a touchdown. Scoot Brown scored two rushing touchdowns for the Hustlers.
Next week: Titusville will host MCC (2-1) while Cocoa Beach travels to Merritt Island.
Rockledge 35, Bayside 7
The Raiders rolled to their third straight victory on Friday, beating Bayside 35-7. After a scoreless first quarter, a Logan Brabham two-yard run got the Bears on the board in the second stanza.
It remained that way until Rockledge quarterback Bryce Norton found Raheim Sanders for the first of two touchdown receptions. Elias Allen had a touchdown pass to Rian Black, while Jody Maynard and Avery Smith had each had a rushing touchdown for the Raiders.
Rockledge will play at home against Heritage and Bayside will travel to Cocoa.
Other Games: Shorecrest Prep 28, Merritt Island Christian 20
Merritt Island will play Space Coast on Monday, and the game between Cocoa and Melbourne has been postponed. That game has not been rescheduled.