If the MaxPreps state rankings hold true, the near future looks bright for The First Academy. They will square off against Lake Highland Prep at 7:00 PM on Friday. The First Academy know how to get points on the board -- the squad has finished with flashy point totals in its past five matchups -- so hopefully Lake Highland Prep like a good challenge.
The First Academy put the finishing touches on their 6th blowout victory of the season last Friday. They were fully in charge, breezing past West Park Prep 50-0. That looming 50-point mark stands out as the most commanding margin for The First Academy yet.
Meanwhile, it's never fun to lose, and it's even less fun to lose 0-35, which was the final score in Lake Highland Prep's tilt against Lakeland Christian. Lake Highland Prep were in a tough position by the half, with the score sitting at 0-28.
The First Academy's victory lifted them to 7-0 while Lake Highland Prep's loss dropped them down to 4-4. In their victory, The First Academy relied heavily on senior Owen Pifer, who rushed for 54 yards and 3 touchdowns. Lake Highland Prep will need to find a way to minimize his impact if they want to win.
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