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4A FINAL: Lincoln 17, Armwood 14

ORLANDO - Can you say upset?

Tallahassee Lincoln can as they pulled the ultimate surprise on Saturday and knocked off previously unbeaten and nationally-rated Seffner Armwood, 17-14.

In a game that many had the Hawks favored by as many three touchdowns never turned out that way!

Lincoln finally got on the board with 7:57 when Javorius Allen returned a blocked field goal 56 yards for a touchdown and a 7-0 lead.

The Hawks tied the game with 4:58 left in the first half when junior Matt Jones took it in from the 2.

Armwood came out of halftime on fire when Jones took off for a 79 yard run and a 14-7 lead with 9:37 left in the third quarter.

Carlos Gaston gives Lincoln its first lead of the game when he stroked it through from 37 yards with :4 left.

* Highly recruited junior RB Matt Jones starts out with a short run.

* Kyle Wilcox (5-10, 205, FB) looks impressive with a short run.

* In the early going, Joshua Grady and Armwood are doing what they want.

* Senior linebacker Kyle Musgrove (5-11, 185) looks good for Lincoln.

* Matt Jones is the No. 1 junior in the state, and this 6-3, 220 pounder, is the real deal.

* The Hawks fumble at Lincoln's 5 yard line and senior LB Eugene Mills comes up with the recovery.

* The Armwood defense is good as senior LB Jacob Zilbar and junior DL Sheldon Lewinson come up with big plays, forcing a punt by the Trojans.

* There are only 16 seniors on the Armwood roster, which means the Hawks will be good for a long time!

* The size up front for Armwood is too much for Lincoln early on. They are opening HUGE holes.

* We will name the OL for Armwood from time to time like junior standout Cody Waldrop, a 6-3, 317-pounder.

* Lincoln's defense is standing up to the vaunted Hawks' offense so far.

* Lincoln OL Mark Bodkin (6-4, 295) has been getting plenty of looks. He has tremendous feet as well as being huge!

* Junior Jarvis McCall comes up with an interception with 3:45 left in the opening quarter for the Hawks.

* Sophomore receiver Alvin Bailey (5-11, 160) comes up with a catch from senior Joshua Grady.

* Junior linebacker Eric Childs (5-10, 210) comes up with ahuge play for the Trojans.

* The future of Lincoln is also in good hands with sophomore LB James Harris, a way impressive 6-3, 190-pounder.

* Sophomore receiver Ronnie Thomas is taken from the field on a stretcher. We will keep you updated.

* While Lincoln has done nothing on offense, the Trojans are playing great defense through the first quarter and keeping the high powered Armwood offense out of the endzone.

* Junior quarterback Ronald Butler (6-2, 185) picks up the Trojans first 1st down of the game with 11:34 left in the first half.

* Senior LB Harvelo Buie is a play maker on defense for Armwood.

* Penalties are hurting Armwood along with a good Lincoln defense.

* Kyle Wilcox is a very good runner and will break one sooner or later.

* Jones and Armwood looking to respond.

* Senior Harvelo Buie continues to make plays.

* Ronald Butler picks up another first down for the Trojans as they reach Armwood's 32.

* Senior Keondrick Daniels drops the ball in the endzone. He lost it in the sun that just came out. Wow, Lincoln came to play.

* Carlos Gaston misses a field goal for Lincoln from 45 with 1:00 left in the first half.

* Senior Chris Colston comes up with a huge defensiev stop for Lincoln.

* As we begin the second half, Armwood with sophomore Leon McQuay Jr., comes up with a huge play.

* Matt Jones is a stud!

* Lincoln junior Raphael Andrades has been kicked out of the for his second unsportsmanship penalty.

* Junior linebacker Eric Striker puts the pressure on QB Ronald Butler. The Hawks have plenty of athletes. That's why they are 14-0.

* Key defensive series for Lincoln as they hold and take over once again in Armwood territory.

* Senior Jermaine McKinney with a sack on Butler - two straight plays.

* There is NO quit in Lincoln as the defense is keeping them in this contest with 2:54 left in the third quarter.

* 16 penalties in this game between both teams.

* Butler finally finds Reggie Davis with a long play inside the Armwood 5.

* Musgrove has come up huge for Lincoln all game as they stop Armwood and force another punt.

* Senior Nate Harris makes a great catch to keep the drive going with 6:23 left in the fourth quarter.

* McKinney has been the defensive player of the game for Armwood.

* Crucial personal foul against Armwood for running into the kicker.

* Well, it's field goal time with under :30 left in the fourth quarter.

ARMWOOD 0 7 7 0 - 14
LINCOLN 0 7 0 10 - 17
TL - Javorius Allen 56 run with blocked kick (Carlos Gaston kick), 7:57 (2), 7-0
A - Matt Jones 2 run (Darrell Dudney kick), 4:58 (2), 7-7
A - Matt Jones 79 run (Darrell Dudney kick), 9:37 (3), 14-7
TL - Ronald Butler 1 run (Carlos Gaston kick), 9:13 (4), 14-14
TL - Carlos Gaston 37 fg, :4 (4), 17-14


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