Late comeback leads to heartbreak for University Christian in Class 1M state semifinal
A UC desperation pass was picked off at the goal line with no time left, sending the Marauders (12-1) into the state championship game with a 34-29 victory over the Christians (11-2). So, Central Catholic will meet Chaminade-Madonna for the title, while UC’s season is finished.
High school football ‘22: Top 4 games to watch, full schedule for a high stakes Week 11
It’s the final week of the high school football regular season in both Florida and Georgia. We take a look at the top four games of the week, followed by the next four and then the full schedule. All games are Friday night at 7 p.m. unless indicated.
University Christian comes up short in Class 2A state championship game
The drive for a 10th state championship will have to wait. University Christian led at halftime but couldn’t hold off Hialeah Champagnat after that in a 41-27 loss in the Class 2A state championship game at Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee on Wednesday afternoon. The loss denied UC a shot to move into double figures in state championship trophies and gave Champagnat (11-2) consecutive state championships. The Christians (8-5) went down 14-0 quick but recovered in a hurry with touchdown runs by Joseph Carter and Orel Gray. Donovan Jones ripped off a 46-yard touchdown following a UC fumble and Benson Prosper had his third touchdown catch of the game three minutes later.
Class 2A football title game glance: Can UC bring home title No. 10?
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Three high school football teams from the area reached this week’s state championship games, Bolles, Trinity Christian and University Christian. Class 2A state championship glanceUniversity Christian (8-4) vs. Hialeah Champagnat Catholic (10-2)When: Wednesday, 1 p.m.Where: Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee. The playoff roadUniversity Christian d. Quincy Munroe, 42-0; d. Aucilla Christian, 41-16; d. St. John Paul II, 41-7; d. Tallahassee North Florida Christian, 35-20; d. Foundation Academy, 28-14; Champagnat d. 65-7; d. First Baptist Academy, 42-0; d. Moore Haven, 49-18; d. Community School of Naples, 67-7; d. Seffner Christian, 56-14. It’s the third meeting in the state championship game between these two teams since 2016. And it always takes a little bit of luck.” — UC coach David Penland III.