Countdown to Kickoff – Navarre Raiders – 16 Days

Bryant Watson
Ryan Diamco
Jacob White
Kevin Taich
Jalyn Wilson
DeWayne Clark
16 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.
16 games ago – Navarre 34, Pace 0 (2019)
Box Score
Pace……0 0 0 0 – 0
Navarre…13 14 7 0 – 34
The Raiders (2-0) got the scoring started at 6:35 of the first quarter when Jaydin Antonio found the end zone on a 26-yard run. Then, Marlon Courtney III connected with Gabe Davis on a 44-yard scoring strike…13-0 after one.
At 9:07 of the second quarter, Isaiah Miller scored his first Raider touchdown on a 6-yard run. With seven seconds left in the half, Trent Hall hauled in a 29-yard touchdown pass from Courtney to complete the first half scoring…27-0 Navarre.
On the Raiders first possession of the second half, Jaydin Antonio scored his second rushing touchdown of the night, this one from 24 yards out to end the scoring on the night.
Courtney went 13-20 for 189 yards and two touchdowns. Tyler England led the receiving core with nine receptions for 75 yards and Jaydin Antonio led the ground attack with 92 yards on 11 carries and two touchdowns.
Navarre’s defense stepped up and held Pace to 175 yards of total offense, to include only 65 yards on 48 carries (1.4 yards per carry). Devin Wright and Nate Hering led the defense with 10 tackles each (5 solo/5 assists/2 TFL) and the Raiders had 18 tackles for loss in the game led by Paul Schultz with four. Grady Kelly registered three of Navarre’s seven sacks.
Raiders who wore #16:
WR Bryant Watson – Class of 2014
DB Ryan Diamco – Class of 2016 – serving in U.S. Air Force
WR Jacob White – Class of 2017
WR Ben Scharron – Class of 2018
K Kevin Taich – Class of 2019
WR Jayln Wilson – Class of 2020
WR Michael Cook – Class of 2021
Current Raider wearing #16:
LB Dewayne Clark – Class of 2023
Statistics that involve #16:
16 – assisted tackles in a season – Michael Sandle (2013)
16 – points scored against in a game – vs. Andalusia AL (Week 4 – 2020)
16 – assisted tackles in a season – Grady Kelly (2020)
Navarre is 11-5 in their last 16 games and leads the all-time series against Pace, 12-7. The Raiders have been outscored by the Patriots in the series, 498-488.

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