WATCH REPLAY: Cocoa Tigers Hold Off South Sumter 31-23 in Class 4A Regional Final, Advances To State Semifinal
By Space Coast Daily // November 23, 2019
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Cocoa High School will look to advance to the state semifinal Friday night when the Tigers host South Sumter Raiders in the Class 4A Regional Final on Space Coast Daily TV.
Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. with pregame coverage starting at 7 p.m.
The Tigers (7-3) are led by their quarterback DJ Arroyo, running back Caziah Holmes and linebacker AJ Williams.
Arroyo currently boasts a 65-percent completion percentage while throwing 10 touchdowns and five interceptions.
Holmes has proven to be a difference maker when the ball is in his hands after accumulating 1,357 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns. The Penn State commit is currently registering 8.9 yards per carry.
Anchoring the defense, Willams leads the team by a wide margin with 114 total tackles (49 solo). Williams has also racked up four sacks and one forced fumble.
South Sumter (9-2) will look to spoil Cocoa’s postseason as they enter tonight’s matchup having won their last six games. The Raiders last loss was over two months ago when they fell to Bishop Moore 42-28 on Sept. 20.
Should the Tigers win, they would face the winner of the Bradford at Bolles game, which is slated for 7:30 p.m. tonight.
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