Mustangs, Tigers Dominate Week 3 Of Passing League

By  //  June 19, 2012

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Tuning Up

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Cocoa Tigers and the Merritt Island Mustangs easily rolled through Week 3 of the 2012 Brevard County Passing League at Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School on Monday night.

A Titusville receiver leaps to catch a pass over a Florida Air Academy defender during a Week 3 Brevard County Passing League game at Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School on Monday. (Image by Steve Wilson)

Both Cocoa and Merritt Island won all four of their Week 3 games and showed improving offensive skills.

Prep teams participating this season include Astronaut; Bayside; Cocoa; Cocoa Beach; Eau Gallie; Florida Air Academy; Heritage; Merritt Island; Rockledge; Satellite; Space Coast; Titusville; and Viera.

Rules are basic, with one point awarded for a first down or a defensive stop on downs. An interception is three points and a touchdown is six points. Teams have the option of going for one point after a TD or two points, with one point awarded if they attempt a point-after from the 3-yard-line or 2 points if they try it from the 10-yard-line.

There were five rounds of passing league games played Monday and teams looked sharp overall in a number of highly competitive matchups.

Round 1
Viera 19, Cocoa Beach 13
Space Coast 18, Titusville 4
Merritt Island 19, Florida Air 9
Cocoa – BYE

Round 2
Florida Air 26, Titusville 11
Merritt Island 25, Cocoa Beach 2
Cocoa 15, Space Coast 13
Viera – BYE

Round 3
Cocoa Beach 20, Space Coast 16
Cocoa 13, Viera 1
Merritt Island 37 , Titusville8
Florida Air – BYE

Round 4
Titusville 15, Viera 9
Cocoa 16, Cocoa Beach 7
Florida Air 17, Space Coast 17 (tie)
Merritt Island – BYE

Round 5
Cocoa 12, Florida Air 4
Cocoa Beach 28, Titusville 10
Merritt Island 17, Viera 9
Space Coast – BYE

 

A Viera receiver snares a pass and races by the Titusville defense during a Week 3 Brevard County Passing League game at Cocoa Beach Jr./Sr. High School on Monday. (Image by Steve Wilson)

Week 3 Standings
Merritt Island  4-0
Cocoa                 4-0
Cocoa Beach    2-3
Space Coast     1-2-1
Florida Air      1-2-1
Viera                 1-3
Titusville         1-4

 

Overall Standings
Cocoa                 4-0       1.000
Merritt Island  7-1       .875
Bayside               5-1       .833
Heritage             4-1       .800
Cocoa Beach    9-4       .692
Florida Air       7-6-1   .538
Rockledge        4-3       .571
Space Coast     3-8-1   .272
Titusville         2-7       .222
Viera                 2-8       .200
Satellite           0-3       .000
Astronaut      0-4       .000

Week 4 games will be played starting at 6 p.m. Monday at Bayside High School.

CLICK HERE TO SEE A PHOTO GALLERY OF WEEK 3:  http://secure.smilebox.com/ecom/openTheBox?sendevent=4d7a49784d7a63354d54633d0d0a&sb=1

IMAGES BY STEVE WILSON


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