Countdown to Kickoff – Navarre Raiders – 66 Days

Drayton Taylor
Austin Bost
Austin Bost - U.S. Army
Trey Campbell
Marcus Feliciano
66 days to kickoff of the 2021 High School Football season for the Navarre Raiders as they will host Fort Walton Beach on 27 Aug 2021.
 
66 games ago – Navarre 43, Dothan (AL) 22 (2015)
 
Box Score
Navarre….7 10 13 13 – 43
Dothan…..0 12 3 7 – 22
 
The Raiders (1-0) traveled to Dothan for the first time and not only had to deal with the Wolves, but with Mother Nature as well. After numerous lightning delays, the game finally started and so did Navarre running back, Michael Carter.
 
Michael led the ground attack with 241 yards on 24 carries and three touchdowns. Hasaan Williams added 99 yards on eight carries and a 71-yard touchdown. On the night, the Raiders ran for 481 yards on 53 carries and six touchdowns.
 
The defense was led by Aaron Mitchell (8 solo tackles) and Bo Hering (7 tackles/2 TFL/sack). Both Michael Sandle and Ryan Diamco added an interception.
 
Raiders who wore #66:
OL Mark Coburn – Class of 2006
DL Johnathon Elliott – Class of 2010
OL Drayton Taylor – Class of 2013
OL Austin Bost – Class of 2014 – currently serving in U.S Army
DL Trey Campbell – Class of 2019
OL Marcus Feliciano – Class of 2021
 
Current Raider wearing #66:
OL Cam Pollard – Class of 2024
 
Statistics that involve #66:
66 – solo tackles in a career – Justin Wilson (2002-04)
66 – points scored in a season/career – Kwamane Howard (2008)
66 – solo tackles in a career – Ronnie Wesson (2006-08)
66 – solo tackles in a career – Elijah Appel (2011-12)
66 – total tackle points in a career – Kyle Arrasmith (2013-14)
 
Navarre is 54-12 in their last 66 games and leads the all-time series against Dothan, 2-0.

Countdown to Kickoff – Navarre Raiders – 67 Days

Ben Wangerin
Ben Wangerin - Weightlifting
67 days to kickoff of the 2021 High School Football season for the Navarre Raiders as they will host Fort Walton Beach on 27 Aug 2021.
 
67 games ago – Choctaw 35, Navarre 14 (2014 – 2nd Round Playoffs)
 
Box Score
Navarre……14 0 0 0 – 14
Choctaw…..7 12 0 16 – 35
 
The Raiders (9-3, 1-1) went on the road to face off with the Indians in the Class 6A Region 1 semifinals. Things looked promising after the first quarter with Navarre on top 14-7; but that is where things started to unravel as Choctaw scored 28 straight points to close out the game and finish off the Raiders season.
 
Matthew Webb finished his last game in Navarre colors going 21-37 for 164 yards and four picks. The Raider running game was held to 72 yards on 22 carries for the game.
 
Quentin Randolph finished his final game with 11 receptions (second all-time) and 88 yards receiving.
The Navarre defense was led by Tommy Leggett’s 19 tackles (16 solo/3 assists/TFL); Xavier Fernandez with 18 (9 solo/9 assists); Bo Hering with 17 (9 solo/8 assists) and Anthony Miller with 11 (6 solo/5 assists).

Navarre Raider Class of 2015:
4 – Matthew Webb – QB
9 – Cameron Mayweather – WR
11 – Kyle Arrasmith – DL/P
18 – Luke Morton – K
20 – Quentin Randolph – WR
21 – Tyrell Courtney – WR
24 – Colin Marsh – DE
25 – Dylan Main – DB/WR
27 – Lavonte Geisser – DB
29 – Alex Cork – DB
36 – Andrew Chepult – LB
38 – Jason Rangel – WR
46 – James McCloskey – DB
49 – Everette Alford – LB
50 – Sean Dunlap – OL
51 – Cameron Myers – DL
58 – Dontray Noel – OL
59 – Chris Hering – OL
71 – Sabine Melendez – OL
77 – John Hunnicutt – OL
81 – Kennedy Jacobson – WR
83 – Sheldon Peck – WR
 
Raider who wore #67:
DL Ben Wangerin – Class of 2017
 
Statistics that involve #67:
67 – receptions in a season – Chris Weaver (2007) – School Record
67 – receptions in a career – Michael Pettus (2007-09)
67 – solo tackles in a season/career – Kody Kelly (2012)
67 – total tackles (solo/assists) in a season – Alex Todd (2013)
67 – solo tackles in a career – Anthony “The Unit” Miller (2014-15)
 
Navarre is 55-12 in their last 67 games and leads the all-time series against Choctaw, 9-7.

Countdown to Kickoff – Navarre Raiders – 68 Days

Nick Brahms
Nick Brahms & Michael Carter
Nick Brahms - Auburn
Lee Joyner
68 days to kickoff of the 2021 High School Football season for the Navarre Raiders as they will host Fort Walton Beach on 27 Aug 2021.
 
68 games ago – Navarre 44, Escambia 30 (2014 – 1st Round Playoffs)
 
Box Score
Navarre……7 0 14 23 – 44
Escambia…14 3 7 6 – 30
 
The Raiders (9-2, 1-1) went on the road in the first round of the State Playoffs. The offense struggled in the first half as Navarre fell behind at the half, 17-7. But after halftime adjustments, the offense hit on all cylinders in the third and fourth quarters, outscoring the Gators, 37-13.
 
Matthew Webb went 18-33 for 183 yards and two touchdowns through the air and also contributed 132 yards on 13 carries and three scores on the ground. Hasaan Williams added 66 yards on five carries and a touchdown. Quentin Randolph had six receptions for 77 yards and two touchdowns.
 
Escambia was led by Gerold Bright, who went 7-11 for 104 yards and a touchdown and added 122 yards on 21 carries and another score on the ground.
 
The Raider defense had a busy night trying to stop an explosive Gator offense. Xavier Fernandez produced 16 tackles (6 solo/10 assists/2 TFL), Thomas Leggett with 14 (9 solo/5 assists), Anthony Miller with 12 (6 solo/6 assists/TFL) and Bo Hering with 11 (7 solo/4 assists/sack/TFL) led the way. Luke Morton was 4-4 on extra points.
 
Raider who wore #68:
OL Nick Brahms – Class of 2017 – red shirt senior at Auburn University
 
Current Raider wearing #68:
OL Lee Joyner – Class of 2022
 
Statistics that involve #68:
68 – assisted tackles in a career – Joey Torres (2005-07)
68 – total tackles (solo/assists) in a career – Kyle Arrasmith (2013-14)
68 – total tackles (solo/assists) in a season – Cade Taylor (2016)
68 – solo tackles in a career – Devin Wright (2019-present)
 
Navarre is 55-13 in their last 68 games and leads the all-time series against Escambia, 7-3.

Countdown to Kickoff – Navarre Raiders – 69 Days

Dominik Cunningham
Dominik Cunningham
69 days to kickoff of the 2021 High School Football season for the Navarre Raiders as they will host Fort Walton Beach on 27 Aug 2021.
 
69 games ago – Navarre 35, Gulf Breeze 0 (2014)
 
Box Score
Gulf Breeze…0 0 0 0 – 0
Navarre…….14 0 14 7 – 35
 
The Raiders (8-2, 1-1) finish the regular season with a shutout victory over the Dolphins in the Publix Beach Bowl Cup. This was the eighth straight win over Gulf Breeze in the series.
 
Matthew Webb played his last regular season game for the Raiders and put on quite a show going 24-33 for 309 yards and 2 touchdowns and adding 55 yards rushing on eight carries. Michael Carter was the leading ground carrier with 85 yards on six carries and 2 TDs. Tyrell Courtney finished the night with 108 yards on four receptions and a score and Quentin Randolph hauled in seven receptions for 66 yards and a TD.
 
The defense recorded their second shutout of the season and held the Dolphins to one yard rushing on 14 carries and 152 yards of total offense on 38 plays. Everette Alford led the way with 6 tackles, a sack and a tackle for loss and Dylan Main contributed 6 tackles as well. Luke Morton went 5-5 on extra points.
 
Current Raider wearing #69:
DL Dom Cunningham – Class of 2023
 
Statistics that involve #69
69 – solo tackles in a career – Jessie Holmes (2011-12)
69 – rushing TDs in a career – Michael Carter (2013-16) – School Record
69 – solo tackles in a career – Dante Wright (2016-18)
 
Navarre is 56-13 in their last 69 games and leads the all-time series against Gulf Breeze, 14-8.

Countdown to Kickoff – Navarre Raiders – 70 Days

Stephen Venegas - U.S. AIr Force
Armani Williams
Armani Williams - Jacksonville State
Chas Swem
Chas Swem - U.S. Air Force
Lucas Marvel
70 days (10 weeks) to kickoff of the 2021 High School Football season for the Navarre Raiders as they will host Fort Walton Beach on 27 Aug 2021.
 
70 games ago – Navarre 49, Dothan AL 24 (2014)
 
Box Score
Dothan….7 3 0 14 – 24
Navarre….14 7 21 7 – 49
 
The Raiders (7-2, 1-1) got back to their winning ways at home against a team that they had never played before. The Wolves got on the board first, but after that it was all Navarre. Raiders led 14-7 after one and 21-10 at the half. Then they would score 21 straight points in the third quarter to blow the game wide open.
 
Matthew Webb had a steady night going 13-18 for 143 yards and a touchdown. Quentin Randolph was his favorite target with five receptions and Michael Carter led the running attack with 81 yards on eight carries and three touchdowns.
 
Bo Hering led the defense with 12 tackles (9 solo/3 assists/TFL) and Xavier Fernandez contributed 12 tackles (5 solo/7 assists/TFL) as well. Kyle Arrasmith got to the QB three times and also had two TFL. Luke Morton was perfect on the night, going 7-7 on extra points and found the end zone on five of his eight kickoffs.
 
Raiders who wore #70:
OL Stephen Venegas – Class of 2007 – currently serving in the U.S. Air Force
DL Armani Williams – Class of 2010 – played at Jacksonville State (AL)
OL Chas Swem – Class of 2013 – currently serving in the U.S. Air Force
 
Current Raider wearing #70:
OL/DL Lucas Marvel – Class of 2022
 
Statistics that involve #70:
70 – solo tackles in a career – Frank Willis (1999-2001)
70 – total tackle points in a career – Rocky Brock (1999-2000)
70 – total tackle points in a career – Andre Mahone (2000-02)
70 – solo tackles in a career – J. R. Milioti (2004-05)
70 – total tackle points in a season – Howie Walker (2013)
70 – total tackle points in a career – Jay Klosinski (2014-15)
70 – solo tackles in a career – Lee Jones (2015-16)
70 – solo tackles in a season – Cade Taylor (2017)
 
Navarre is 57-13 in their last 70 games and leads the all-time series against Dothan, 2-0.

Countdown to Kickoff – Navarre Raiders – 71 Days

The Melendez
Sabine & Elijah Melendez
Wesley Routh
71 days to kickoff of the 2021 High School Football season for the Navarre Raiders as they will host Fort Walton Beach on 27 Aug 2021.
 
71 games ago – Choctaw 25, Navarre 15 (2014)
 
Box Score
Navarre….0 0 7 8 – 15
Choctaw…0 12 0 13 – 25
 
After starting the season with six straight wins, the Raiders (6-2, 1-1) drop their second straight game. Matthew Webb went 23-32 for 278 yards and a touchdown with one pick. Additionally, Quentin Randolph hauled in nine receptions for 83 yards and a score and Cameron Mayweather added eight receptions for 80 yards. Derrick Smith carried the ball 16 times for 112 yards. Navarre turned the ball over four times and that would be their undoing.
 
On defense, Xavier Fernandez produced 16 tackles (11 solo/5 assists/3 TFL) and Bo Hering also contributed 16 tackles (7 solo/9 assists/sack). Tommy Leggett pitched in with 11 tackles (8 solo/3 assists).
 
Raiders who wore #71:
OL Clay Bryan – Class of 2001
DL Nathan Stroud – Class of 2004
OL Johnathan Jones – Class of 2007
OL Derek Santiago – Class of 2010
DE Joel Fry – Class of 2013
DL Sabine Melendez – Class of 2015 – serving in U.S. Marine Corps
OL Wesley Routh – Class of 2017
OL Elijah Melendez – Class of 2021 – going to Valdosta State
 
Statistics that involve #71:
71.5 – total tackle points in a career – Kris Metcalf (2000-02)
71.5 – total tackle points in a career – Michael Arnold (2009-10)
71 – total tackles (solo/assists) in a season – Anthony “The Unit” Miller (2014)
71.5 – total tackle points in a season – Bo Hering (2015)
71 – solo tackles in a career – Aaron Mitchell (2015-16)
71 – total tackle points in a season – Aaron Mitchell (2016)
 
Navarre is 58-13 in their last 71 games and leads the all-time series against Choctaw, 9-7.

Countdown to Kickoff – Navarre Raiders – 72 Days

Sterling Lovelady
Sterling Lovelady - Florida State
Nicholas Moffo
AJ Neal
72 days to kickoff of the 2021 High School Football season for the Navarre Raiders as they will host Fort Walton Beach on 27 Aug 2021.
 
72 games ago – Niceville 35, Navarre 21 (2014)
 
Box Score
Navarre….0 14 0 7 – 21
Niceville….7 7 7 14 – 35
 
The Raiders (6-1, 1-0) were looking for their seventh straight win to start the season. They fell behind 7-0 after one quarter, but rallied with 14 in the second quarter to tie it at the half, 14-14. The second half though was all Niceville as they outscored Navarre 21-7 for the victory.
 
Matthew Webb went 17-28 for 278 yards and two touchdowns on the night. In the two previous weeks the Raiders were able to mount a ground attack, but on this night they were limited to 68 yards on 31 carries. Tyrell Courtney was Webb’s favorite receiver as he hauled in four receptions for 116 yards; Michael Carter would add three receptions for 72 yards and two touchdowns.
 
On defense, Xavier Fernandez led the way with 11 tackles (3 solo/8 assists/TFL/sack) and Everette Alford would add 10 tackles (8 solo/2 assists/TFL/CF). Luke Morton went 3-3 on extra points and found the end zone on two of his four kickoffs.
 
Raiders who wore #72:
OL Nick Rivera – Class of 2000
OL David Eichling – Class of 2004
OL Andrew Keating – Class of 2006
OL Stephen Bellinghausen – Class of 2008
* OL Sterling Lovelady – Class of 2011 – played at Florida State
OL Nicholas Moffo – Class of 2016
OL AJ Neal – Class of 2018
 
* First Navarre Raider to win a D1 National Title
 
Current Raider wearing #72:
OL Michael Waddell – Class of 2022
 
Statistics that involve #72:
72 – points scored in a season – Patrick Hess (2002)
72 – assisted tackles in a career – Andrew Garcia (2008-10)
72 – points scored in a career – Matthew Webb (2012-14)
72 – points scored in a season – Gatlin Casey (2013)
72 – solo tackles in a season – Josh Carter (2017)
72 – points scored in a career – Jaydin Antonio (2018-19)
72 – points scored in a career – Tyler England (2018-19)
72 – points scored in a season – Jaden Rivera (2020)
 
Navarre is 58-14 in their last 72 games and leads the all-time series against Niceville, 8-3.

Countdown to Kickoff – Navarre Raiders – 73 Days

Dylan Unterbrink
Dylan Unterbrink - Delta State
Corey Capenia
Taylor Bryant
Dawson Higginbotham
73 days to kickoff of the 2021 High School Football season for the Navarre Raiders as they will host Fort Walton Beach on 27 Aug 2021.
 
73 games ago – Navarre 49, Fort Walton Beach 13 (2014)
 
Box Score
Ft Walton….6 7 0 0 – 13
Navarre…..15 14 20 0 – 49
 
The Raiders (6-0, 1-0) remain undefeated as they took out the Vikings at home. Matthew Webb completed 11-17 passes for 128 yards and added 53 yards and a score on the ground. Navarre shared the wealth on the ground again as nine different players contributed 27 carries for 287 yards; with five finding the end zone (Michael Carter, Derrick Smith, TJ Woodberry and Tyrell Courtney).
 
Bo Hering led the defense with nine tackles (6 solo/3 assists/TFL). The defense and special teams even found the end zone as well; Dylan Main with an interception return and Tevyn Stevenson with a 80-yard kickoff return in the victory.
 
Raiders that wore #73:
OL John Eichling – Class of 2002
OL Dylan Unterbrink – Class of 2011 – played at Delta State (MS)
OL Corey Capenia – Class of 2016
OL Taylor Bryant – Class of 2018
OL Dawson Higginbotham – Class of 2021
 
Statistics that involve #73:
73 – total tackles (solo/assists) in a season – Will Robinson-Pettus (2012)
73 – total tackles (solo/assists) in a season – Jeffery Mattox (2019)
 
Navarre is 58-15 in their last 73 games and leads the all-time series against Fort Walton Beach, 8-6.