WATCH REPLAY: Merritt Island Mustangs Advance to Class 5A Regional Final, Defeat Rockledge Raiders 21-6 at the O-Dome

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LIVE VIDEO: The Merritt Island Mustangs will take on the Rockledge Raiders in the regional semifinal round of the 2021 FHSAA playoffs on Friday night at the O-Dome – and you can catch all the action LIVE on Space Coast Daily TV, with Brevard’s best and most experienced sports announcers – the Friday Night Locker Room’s Steve Wilson and Orville Susong – on the call. The kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. and the pregame show will start at 7 p.m., with Space Coast Daily’s Jordan Rocco, Ron Lighhall, and Gavin Keith providing expert commentary and production.

POSTGAME COVERAGE: Merritt Island advances to regional final after 21-6 win over the Rockledge Raiders. The Friday Night Locker Room’s Orville Susong and Steve Wilson present the Player of the Game plaque.

BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – The Merritt Island Mustangs will take on the Rockledge Raiders in the regional semifinal round of the 2021 FHSAA playoffs on Friday night at the O-Dome – and you can catch all the action LIVE on Space Coast Daily TV, with Brevard’s best and most experienced sports announcers – the Friday Night Locker Room’s Steve Wilson and Orville Susong – on the call.

The kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. and the pregame show will start at 7 p.m., with Space Coast Daily’s Jordan Rocco, Ron Lighhall, and Gavin Keith providing expert commentary and production.

Download the Space Coast Daily TV app HERE, and watch the game FREE on your big screen TV via Apple TVRoku and Amazon Firestick. Enjoy the game with great clarity on your big screens television on live TV like never before in Brevard County.

The Mustangs (10-1) and Raiders (9-2) are both coming off shut-out first-round playoff performances and will face off for the second time this season. Merritt Island dominated the Raiders 26-6 in week 8 of the regular season as the Raiders allowed 290 offensive yards – with 203 through the air and 87 yards on the ground.

The Raiders allowed two touchdowns, and the Mustang’s triple-threat quarterback, kicker, and punter Brady Denaburg went 4-4 on field goals. The Mustang defense allowed a total of 251 offensive yards, with 161 passing yards and 90 rushing yards.

WATCH: The newly crowned Class 5A District 8 champs, the Mustangs demolished Leesburg last Friday in the first round of the playoffs 50-0. Brady Denaburg was unstoppable as he kicked a 57-yard field goal and hit on 17 of 25 passing for 285 yards and four touchdowns.

The newly crowned Class 5A District 8 champs, the Mustangs demolished Leesburg last Friday in the first round of the playoffs 50-0. Denaburg was unstoppable as he kicked a 57-yard field goal and hit on 17 of 25 passing for 285 yards and four touchdowns.

Junior Dallas Donahue accounted for nine receptions for 117 yards and one score, while senior Bridger Koby gathered in seven of Brady’s passes for 130 yards and three touchdowns.

Defensively, Mustang senior Julius Bennett and Junior Dylan Turknett each had one interception, while senior Maddox Moss led the team in tackles with seven solo stops – and had a fumble recovery.

Rockledge enters this game following a dominant 41-0 first-round shutout over against Seabreeze in Daytona Beach last week. The Raider defense dominated all night forcing four turnovers, while 3-star senior wide receiver Rian Black had 2 touchdowns and running back LJ Watkins finished with one score on the ground.

WATCH: Hurlie Brown’s  Merritt Island Mustangs will host Wayne Younger’s Rockledge Raiders in the regional semifinal round of the 2021 FHSAA playoffs on Friday night at the O-Dome – and you can catch all the action LIVE on Space Coast Daily TV, with Brevard’s best and most experienced sports announcers – the Friday Night Locker Room’s Steve Wilson and Orville Susong – on the call.

WATCH: Rockledge enters the Merritt Island game following a dominant 41-0 first-round shutout over against Seabreeze in Daytona Beach last week. The Raider defense dominated all night forcing four turnovers, while 3-star senior wide receiver Rian Black had 2 touchdowns and running back LJ Watkins finished with one score on the ground.

WATCH: Mustang senior Maddox Moss led the team in tackles last week with seven solo stops – and had a fumble recovery.

The Space Coast Daily – Friday Night Locker Room principals and the broadcast team have more than 100 years of experience covering youth and high school sports in Brevard County and this season’s coverage on Space Coast Daily TV will once again feature a dynamic broadcaster lineup.

Space Coast Sports Hall of Famers Steve Wilson and Orville Susong of the Friday Night Locker Room will once again bring you all the live action from the broadcast booth.

In addition, Tom Palermo, Jim Palermo, Giles Malone, Zach Clark, Juan Rodriguez, Jordan Rocco, Ron Lighthall, Daryl Durand, Matt O’Hern, Michael Malone, Gavin Keith, Brian Dillon, will anchor or produce play-by-play broadcasts this season.

Don’t miss these live sports broadcasts, featuring cutting-edge coverage on the streaming Space Coast Daily TV, along with player interviews, replays, highlights, pre-game and post-game analysis, and much more!

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