Monarch and Coconut Creek High School Football Defeated in Week 2 1
Monarch and Coconut Creek High School football. {Top Shot Media}

By: Matt Rothman

Monarch and Coconut Creek High School football lost their Friday matchups during Week 2.

The Knights fell for the first time, losing 33-32 against Atlantic High School in Port Orange. The Knights had a 12-point lead in the third quarter but could not hold on behind four rushing touchdowns from Da’Marion Alberic from the Eagles.

Brite Cannon II opened the game with a kickoff return for a touchdown. AJ Hairston then tossed his first touchdown pass to Samari Reed to make it 14-13 after one quarter. 

Jabari Brady returned a 55-yard interception for a score and then caught a pass from Hairston to make it 26-20. Kevin Powell intercepted a pass, leading to a fifth touchdown for Monarch. 

Monarch will play Hallandale High School in their next game on Thursday, September 7, at 7 p.m. The Chargers are 0-2 this year and had only two wins last season, including a loss against the Knights. 

The Coconut Creek Cougars football team fell to 1-1 after losing in Georgia against Gainesville High School. Jamari Hotszclatw scored the opening two touchdowns, including a 64-yard score. 

Next, the Cougars will play Western High School on Friday, September 8, at 7 p.m. The Wildcats are 1-0 this year and rank 28th in the country after recording a 14-10 win in their first game against Milton High School. Western won 10-3 in overtime during their only matchup. 

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Matt Rothman
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Matt Rothman is a 2018 graduate from Florida Gulf Coast University receiving his bachelor’s degree in journalism and then graduated from the University of Florida as a graduate student.
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