1. Wiregrass Ranch: The Bulls have been impressive to start off the 2019 season and there’s many reasons to state why a matchup between Wiregrass Ranch and Mitchell would’ve been a fun one to watch. Nonetheless, the Bulls are led by a strong offense attack guided by sophomore quarterback Rocco Becht and all-everything Keith Walker.
2. Mitchell: We used to say as Tyler Williams goes, the Mustangs go and for the most part, that saying can remain true. But add some other weapons to the Mitchell arsenal that makes them a dangerous team offensively, with quarterback Ezra Brennan coming into his own and wide receiver Ronnie Fiumara.
3. River Ridge: Losing the ‘Battle Royale’ against Mitchell always hurts, but the Royal Knights still are in strong positioning to win themselves a district championship this fall. River Ridge have themselves one of the top quarterbacks in Pasco County, with Trenton Hawks taking the helm and he’s only a sophomore.
4. Sunlake: The Seahawks seem like they’re months apart from the 53-0 debacle they had against Springstead, but that only happened a couple weeks ago. Sunlake is starting to play better under the direction of first-year head coach Trey Burdick and should aim for a .500 campaign.
5. Pasco: Everyone thought any turnaround for Pasco would likely take awhile under the watch of Jason Stokes, but the Pirates are playing much more competitive and sooner rather than later. Pasco has a chance to reach the postseason in its new district that features Springstead, Lake Minneola and Lecanto.
Week 2 performers
• Mitchell, Ronnie Fiumara: Fiumara had a school record 190 yards yards receiving on just four catches and two touchdowns.
• Wiregrass Ranch, Rocco Becht: Becht has himself another nice evening and this time against arch rival • Wesley Chapel. The sophomore went for 163 yards on 10-of-22 passing.
• Mitchell, Ezra Brennan: Brennan was nearly perfect against River Ridge, with the signal caller completing 7-of-10 passes for 213 yards and two touchdowns.
• Pasco, Devin Jernigan: Despite the loss, Pasco’s quarterback had a nice night passing and completed 11-of-15 passes for 119 yards against Sunlake.