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The Taylor (Pierson, FL) varsity football team won Friday's home non-conference game against First Academy (Leesburg, FL) by a score of 20-0.

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Box Score Stats

First Academy (23-24)

Taylor (23-24)

50
Total Plays
62
11
First Downs
18
12
Penalties
3
68
Penalty Yards
28
20:05
Possession Time
27:30

Game Stats

First Academy

Passing

#Athlete NameCAttYdsC%AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals1625130.6408.1012060.4
11Cason Cherry (Jr)1625130.6408.1012060.4
Taylor

Passing

#Athlete NameCAttYdsC%AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals1428.25028.02856.3
7Anthony Miler (Jr)1428.25028.02856.3
First Academy

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLng100+TD
Team Totals22421.9140
1Luke Rutzebeck (So)1-7-7.0-70
4Devyn Leiva (So)6284.7120
11Cason Cherry (Jr)11262.4140
22Bryson Barnett (Sr)4-5-1.310
Taylor

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLng100+TD
Team Totals512705.32403
1Alex Gomez (Sr)4-10-2.50
4James Thomas (So)46416.02401
5Andrew North (Jr)2115.570
6Josiah Smith (Sr)20904.5110
7Anthony Miler (Jr)14795.61401
9Nikko Dozier (So)7365.11101
First Academy

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals161207.520
1Luke Rutzebeck (So)11010.010
3Bryce Norflee (Fr)4297.319
4Devyn Leiva (So)100.00
8A. Cichielo5397.820
9B. Vandykn (Sr)133.03
22Bryson Barnett (Sr)144.04
44Rhett Walsh (Jr)33511.718
Taylor

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals12828.028
6Josiah Smith (Sr)12828.028
First Academy

Offensive Fumbles and Pancake Blocks

#Athlete NameFumLostPnk Blk
Team Totals21
11Cason Cherry (Jr)21
Taylor

Offensive Fumbles and Pancake Blocks

#Athlete NameFumLostPnk Blk
Team Totals33
1Alex Gomez (Sr)11
6Josiah Smith (Sr)22
First Academy

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals4212018180
1Luke Rutzebeck (So)-71069
3Bryce Norflee (Fr)2929
4Devyn Leiva (So)280836
8A. Cichielo3939
9B. Vandykn (Sr)33
11Cason Cherry (Jr)2626
15Henry Purvis (Fr)44
22Bryson Barnett (Sr)-54-1
44Rhett Walsh (Jr)3535
Taylor

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals270281535348
1Alex Gomez (Sr)-10-10
4James Thomas (So)643599
5Andrew North (Jr)1111
6Josiah Smith (Sr)9028118
7Anthony Miler (Jr)7979
9Nikko Dozier (So)361551
First Academy

Total Yards

#Athlete NameRushPassRecTotal
Team Totals42130120172
1Luke Rutzebeck (So)-7103
3Bryce Norflee (Fr)2929
4Devyn Leiva (So)28028
8A. Cichielo3939
9B. Vandykn (Sr)33
11Cason Cherry (Jr)26130156
22Bryson Barnett (Sr)-54-1
44Rhett Walsh (Jr)3535
Taylor

Total Yards

#Athlete NameRushPassRecTotal
Team Totals2702828298
1Alex Gomez (Sr)-10-10
4James Thomas (So)6464
5Andrew North (Jr)1111
6Josiah Smith (Sr)9028118
7Anthony Miler (Jr)7928107
9Nikko Dozier (So)3636
First Academy

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals1671873.0
1Luke Rutzebeck (So)11
3Bryce Norflee (Fr)224
4Devyn Leiva (So)11
5Chase Simmons (Fr)11
8A. Cichielo1910
9B. Vandykn (Sr)11
10Rayce Teate (Fr)11
11Cason Cherry (Jr)11
12Logan Stalvey (So)2810
21Case Ellison (So)11
22Bryson Barnett (Sr)4592.0
23Amir Knowles (So)235
44Rhett Walsh (Jr)33
50Kyle Kirkland (Fr)123
51Abram Wright (Jr)55
54Ryder Steinmetz (So)156
56Rhett Lunsford (Fr)156
59Christian Hopke (Sr)11415
67Dante Pleitez (Fr)1341.0
Taylor

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals3623596.0
1Alex Gomez (Sr)516
4James Thomas (So)22
5Andrew North (Jr)314
6Josiah Smith (Sr)448
7Anthony Miler (Jr)606
9Nikko Dozier (So)639
20Peyton Simpson (So)443.0
27Brady French (Fr)11
50Riley Simpson (Jr)224.5
54C. Ramos (So)134.5
61Sammy Martinez (So)22
74Francisco Perez (Sr)1452.0

Sacks

First Academy has not entered any sacks stats.
Taylor

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals5.0467
20Peyton Simpson (So)2.0171
50Riley Simpson (Jr).561
51C. Lebron (Jr)1
54C. Ramos (So).541
61Sammy Martinez (So)1
74Francisco Perez (Sr)2.0192
First Academy

Defensive Statistics

#Athlete NameIntInt YdsAvgPDFmb RecFR YdsCausBlk PntsBlk FGs
Team Totals4202
5Chase Simmons (Fr)10
8A. Cichielo21
9B. Vandykn (Sr)1
22Bryson Barnett (Sr)1101
Taylor

Defensive Statistics

#Athlete NameIntInt YdsAvgPDFmb RecFR YdsCausBlk PntsBlk FGs
Team Totals13535.04104
1Alex Gomez (Sr)31
4James Thomas (So)13535.01
7Anthony Miler (Jr)1
9Nikko Dozier (So)1
20Peyton Simpson (So)1
74Francisco Perez (Sr)10
First Academy

Kickoffs

#Athlete NameKOYdsAvgLngTB
Team Totals14545.045
9B. Vandykn (Sr)14545.045
Taylor

Kickoffs

#Athlete NameKOYdsAvgLngTB
Team Totals39230.738
6Josiah Smith (Sr)39230.738
First Academy

Punts

#Athlete NamePYdsAvgLngIn 20
Team Totals25025.030
77Owen Hanken (Sr)25025.030

Punts

Taylor has not entered any punts stats.
First Academy

Kickoff and Punt Returns

#Athlete NameKO RetsYdsAvgLngP RetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals3186.0818
1Luke Rutzebeck (So)166.066
4Devyn Leiva (So)188.088
15Henry Purvis (Fr)144.044
Taylor

Kickoff and Punt Returns

#Athlete NameKO RetsYdsAvgLngP RetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals11515.015
9Nikko Dozier (So)11515.015

Points

First Academy has not entered any points stats.
Taylor

Points

#Athlete NameTDsTD PtsConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals318220
4James Thomas (So)166
7Anthony Miler (Jr)1628
9Nikko Dozier (So)166

Touchdowns

First Academy has not entered any touchdowns stats.

Conversions

First Academy has not entered any conversions stats.
Taylor

Conversions

#Athlete NameC RushC RecTotal
Team Totals11
7Anthony Miler (Jr)11
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Recap Video

Game Story

Florida High School Football - First Academy topped by Taylor

September 15, 2023: Pierson, FL 32180

The First Academy Eagles football team (Leesburg, FL), was beaten 20-0 in Friday's non-league challenge with the host Taylor Wildcats (Pierson, FL)

The Wildcats (3-1) will now prepare for their challenge against Crescent City (Crescent City, FL). The Raiders come into the 2S District 8 challenge with a 2-1 record.

The Eagles now sport a 1-3 record. They take the field next when they host Saint Francis Catholic for a non-league challenge on Friday, September 22. First Academy will meet a Wolves team coming off a 44-16 non-league loss to Bishop McLaughlin Catholic (Spring Hill, FL). The Wolves record now stands at 0-3.

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Rankings & Records

First Academy (23-24)

FLClass
57447
OverallHomeAwayWin %PFPA
3-62-31-3.333193226

Taylor (23-24)

FLClass
54661
OverallDistrictHomeAwayWin %District %PFPA
4-50-22-22-3.444.000156202

Team Scoring Averages

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First Academy
3.09.26.82.421.4
Taylor
3.65.34.93.617.3

First Academy Videos

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Team Stat Comparison

First AcademyTaylor
82.9Rushing Yards Per Game173.8
139.6Passing Yards Per Game24.2
222.4Total Yards Per Game198.0
73.4Tackles Per Game41.9
0.5Sacks Per Game1.3
21.4Points Per Game18.0
-Pancake Blocks13

Team Leaders

First AcademyTaylorNational Avg.
#4 Devyn Leiva35.0Rushing Yards Per Game#6 Josiah Smith71.020.6
#11 Cason Cherry133.7Passing Yards Per Game#7 Anthony Miler21.150.5
#11 Cason Cherry155.2Total Yards Per Game#6 Josiah Smith81.936.9
#12 Logan Stalvey10.7Tackles Per Game#6 Josiah Smith10.42.7
#12 Logan Stalvey0.3Sacks Per Game#74 Francisco Perez0.60.2
#11 Cason Cherry4.9Points Per Game#7 Anthony Miler5.32.1
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Pancake Blocks#74 Francisco Perez76

Common Opponents

SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
First Academy2-0Taylor2-0
DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
9/1/23First AcademyTrinity Prep(W) 53-08/25/23TaylorTrinity Prep(W) 44-6
9/22/23Saint Francis CatholicFirst Academy(W) 48-229/1/23TaylorSaint Francis Catholic(W) 40-18

Record Breakdown

First Academy (23-24)

Taylor (23-24)

3-6
Overall
4-5
0-0
League
0-2
3-5
Non-League
4-3
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
2-0
Common Opponent
2-0
2-3
Home
2-2
1-3
Away
2-3
0-0
Neutral
0-0
0-1
Playoff
0-0
3-6
In-State
4-5
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0