If the playoffs started today, it wouldn’t look good for the Private Schools of The 757. Only three teams in the region are headed to the playoffs at this point, but there’s plenty of time for teams to make up ground. Norfolk Christian, Isle of Wight Academy and Greenbrier Christian are in at this point, with Bishop Sullivan, Hampton Christian, Hampton Roads Academy, and Norfolk Academy in position to make a move.
It was Monday night football in The 757. Friday night’s postponement created a standalone matchup of Beach District teams looking to improve their playoff position.
The VHSL Power Ratings have been released, and after roughly five weeks, we have our first look at the playoff picture. There are certainly some surprises in the bunch. You’ll pick them out when you see them.
The VHSL Power Ratings have been released, and after roughly five weeks, we have our first look at the playoff picture. Smithfield, York, Lafayette, Franklin and Sussex Central have risen to the top, with many teams chasing them.
This week’s Freedom Ford Player of the Week blew away the competition on the field Friday night, and took the voting by an overwhelming margin over the weekend. Greenbrier Christian running back Ty “Flash” Smith had a great weekend.
Heritage running back Khalid Abdullah burst onto the scene last year as a major weapon on a team on the rise. His workload was heavy and the Hurricanes were just a few key plays away from a winning record. College interest was building, but his one season hadn’t bought him enough equity to gain the bigger interest that fellow PD backs like Cardon Johnson and Tony Pittman were getting. Now five games into his senior season, that first offer has arrived.
There’s still time to vote for the Freedom Ford Player of the Week on recruit757. Throughout the regular season, fans will select the Freedom Ford Player of the Week for the region. Go to recruit757 on Facebook now to register your vote.
Saturday night’s main event between Grafton and Lafayette had all of the makings of a slugfest. Instead of lighting up the scoreboard, penalties were the early order of the night, then the defenses settled in and got to work.
It was the second week in a row for Western Branch to play in a game between two undefeated teams. Last week, the Bruins crushed Lakeland. This week, they turned their focus to another Suffolk team.
It was the Bay Rivers Showdown. York made the trip across the James River to take on the Smithfield Packers, in a battle of two undefeated teams. One team would leave the field with sole possession of first place in the BRD.