Ocoee Knights football team, regional champions and one of the Final Four

After defeating East Lake 43-19 at the Region 2 final game, the Knights advanced to the states semifinal as one of the Final Four and will face Columbus High School at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2.

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The Ocoee High School football team became Region 2 champions and one of the Final Four teams that are still in the pursuit of the FHSAA state championship title after defeating East Lake High School 43-19 at the regional final game Friday, Nov. 25.

By half time, the Knights were already on the lead, with a score of 16-13. With two rushing touchdowns during the third quarter, the Knights took a wider league over the Eagles 35-13.

Running back Keyondray Jones is currently leading the team with an average of 114.8 rushing yards per game while quarterback Darien Wharton is leading the Knights in passing yards per game with an average of 152.7.

The Knights will travel to Miami to face Columbus High School at the states semifinal at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2.  



Andrea Mujica

Staff writer Andrea Mujica covers sports, news and features. She holds both a bachelor's degree in journalism and an MBA from the University of Central Florida. When she’s not on the sidelines, you can find Andrea coaching rowers at the Orlando Area Rowing Society in Windermere.

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