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2023 CLASS 3S STATE CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: St. Augustine vs. Daytona Beach Mainland

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Wed, Dec 6, 2023 2:00 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's 2023 Class 3S State Championship game kicks off Thursday Afternoon December 7 at 3PM Eastern in a clash between the Central Florida perennial powerhouse Daytona Beach Mainland (13-1) facing the Undefeated St. Augustine (13-0) at Ken Riley Field at Bragg Memorial Stadium on Florida A&M’s campus in Tallahassee.


A LOOK AT THE CLASS 3S STATE FINAL'S TEAMS




ST. AUGUSTINE YELLOW JACKETS



St. Augustine Team Hub
St. Augustine, Florida
Daytona & St. John's Area



TEAM RECORD: 13-0



BIG WINS: Jacksonville Bolles in season opener, Bartram Trail, Pensacola Escambia, Choctaw, Dunbar in State Semifinals
LOSSES: UNDEFEATED

HEAD COACH: Brian Braddock
Braddock played for the Yellow Jackets during his high school years and with the honor to not only coach your alma but also coach your alma mater to a much awaited State Championship would mean the world to Coach Braddock.

KEY PLAYERS:


ST. AUGUSTINE CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY (1)



4TH STATE FINAL APPEARANCE
1-3 in State Championship Games

1X STATE CHAMPION
2005 3A State Champion





DAYTONA BEACH MAINLAND BUCCANEERS



Mainland Team Hub
Daytona Beach, Florida
Daytona & St. John's Area



TEAM RECORD: 13-1

2023 Mainland Game Chart

BIG WINS: Big wins over Volusia powerhouse contender Rick Darlington and his DeLand Bulldogs (a 2023 State Semifinalist) in Week 1, home win over Lake Minneola, Bartram Trail, Jacksonville Raines, a competitive Pine Ridge who was undefeated at the time, HUGE win over Kissimmee Osceola, a win over Rockledge, a Sebring win, defeated the Ocala Vanguard in a big State Semifinal win.
LOSSES: Suffered one loss eventual playoff teams Lake Mary 33-0 at home in the Bucs regular-season finale. But since, in the playoffs, it's been all business for the Bucs.

HEAD COACH: Travis Roland
Roland is MAINLAND BUCS... He breathes it. Travis Roland is responsible for leading a 2003 Mainland Bucs to a State Championship under HC John Maronto. Roland, who led the vaunted Bucs defense with over 200 tackles, and star RB Avery Atkins (RIP) were the catalysts and leaders of the Bucs 2003 State Championship Team. BUC PRIDE NEVER DIES

KEY PLAYERS:
#11 DE/TE Lawal LJ McCray (SR) -- 6'6' dominating All-American DE leads the Bucs vaunted defense. Currently committed to Florida Gators.
#12 ATH/DB Zay Mincey (SR)
#14 WR Clarence McCloud (JR)

DAYTONA BEACH MAINLAND CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY (1)



3RD STATE FINAL APPEARANCE
1-1 in State Championship Games

1X STATE CHAMPION
2003 5A State Champion









BY THE NUMBERS


 2023 Class 3S Head To Head By The Numbers

SCORING DIFFERENTIALS




2023 Mainland Team Scoring


2023 St. Augustine Team Scoring





Official 2023 State Championship Game Page on Florida Gridiron



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2023 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP CENTRAL
2023 Class 3S Playoff Brackets
2023 FHSAA Class 3S Final Power Rankings




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