13 days to the original kickoff of the 2020 HS Football season as Navarre would have been traveling to Gulf Breeze on 21 Aug 20. The season originally was scheduled to start on 27 Jul 20 (practice); but has now been delayed until 24 Aug 20.
13 games ago – Navarre 38, Pace 6 (2018) – Playoffs
Pace……..0 0 0 6 – 6
Navarre..17 0 7 14 – 38
The Raiders (10-1) beat the Patriots for the second time on the season, this time at home. Kevin Taich got the scoring underway with a 24-yard FG at 7:03. At the 6:07 mark, Dante Wright stepped in front of a Kason Lincke pass and returned it 20 yards for a score. The final of the first quarter came when Marlon Courtney III connected with Tyler England on a 44-yard TD pass. 17-0 Navarre after one.
After a scoreless second quarter, Chris Williams scored on a 33 yard run at 7:23 of the third to increase the lead to 24-0. Raiders would get rushing TDs from Wright (40 yards) and Garon Finley (2 yards) in the fourth to start a running clock. Pace finally got on the board as time expired when Lincke connected with Caleb Buckner on a 35-yard pass.
Courtney finished the night going 6-10 for 133 yards and a score and Chris Williams led the ground attack with 66 yards on 10 carries and a TD. England was the Raiders leading receiver as he finished with four receptions for 99 yards and a TD. Pace was led by Damean Bivins 133 yards on 28 carries.
Joshua Carter led the Navarre defense once again with 12 tackles (10 solo/2 assists/TFL) and Isaiah Heyward contributed 8 (5 solo/3 assists). Wright had three of the Raiders four interceptions in the game. Taich finished 5-5 on extra points and was successful on his only FG attempt.
Raiders who wore #13:
WR Tommy Correa – Class of 2016
WR/P Brandon Marquis – Class of 2018
Current Raider wearing #13:
RB/WR Jebari Mitchell
13 – receptions in a game – Chris Weaver (2007) – Navarre Record
13 – touchdowns in a career – Gatlin Casey (2012-13) – 3rd all-time
13 – tackles for loss in a season – Christian Gill (2013)
13 – tackles for loss in a season – Anthony “The Unit” Miller (2015)
13 – points scored in a game – 7 times from 1999-present
13 – most wins against one opponent – Gulf Breeze & Catholic
Navarre is 8-5 in their last 13 games and leads the series again Pace, 11-7.