#14 Miami Central beats another out-of-state opponent

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by Jeff Fisher

Battle of the BordersMiami Central is road tested after back-to-back wins out of state, which should help the Rockets going into next week’s showdown – on the road – against national ranked Booker T. Washington, the last team to beat the Rockets.  Last week, Miami Central beat Hoover (Alabama) 24-21.

Saturday, Miami Central, ranked #14 in the High School Football America Preseason Top 25, edged-out Stephenson (Georgia) 21-20 in the Battle of the Borders Classic that features four games with team from Florida playing teams from Georgia.  Cedric Miller ran for 159 yards on 22 carries to push the Rockets’ win steak to 14 straight.

Stephenson scored with :45 seconds to go in the game, but after a successful two-point conversion cut the led to 21-20, the Jaguars weren’t able to recover an onsides kick.

Booker T. Washington won its Battle of the Borders Classic with a 19-7 win over Tucker. BTW was ranked #7 in HSFA’s Preseason Top 25.  In the other two Battle of the Borders Classic match-ups Marist (Georiga) beat Godby (Florida) 17-14 and Norland (Florida) shutout M.L. King 30-0 to give Florida three victories on the day.

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.