Merritt Island Christian played three good quarters of football.
Unfortunately, the second quarter counted too.
The Cougars trailed just 6-0 after one quarter, but allowed 27 points in the second quarter to trail 33-0 at halftime.
The team didn’t show any quit, allowing just 7 points in the second half to fall 40-0.
“I was proud of how these kids played in the second half,” head coach Jamie Bopp said. “They didn’t give up, they continued to play hard.”
Top performers: Triumph Christian: Romaris Glanton scored three touchdowns on runs of 44 yards (first quarter), 47 yards (second quarter) and 56 yards (fourth quarter).
Key play: Glanotn’s first TD run at 7:10 of the first quarter was all the scoring Triumph Christian would need,
Next week: Mount Dora Christian Academy at Triumph Christian, 7 p.m.; Merritt Island Chrsitian at Warner Christian, 7 p.m.
Auburndale Triumph Christian 40, Merritt Island Christian 0
MIC – 0-0-0-0 0
TC – 6-27-7-0 40
TC – Romaris Glanton 44 run, kick failed, 7:10
TC – Glanton 47 run, pass failed, 11:20
TC – Equan Anglin 51 pass from Darian Artaega, Hereon kick, 10:16
TC – Cequaveon Mathis 8 pass from Artaega, Herron kick, 7:37
TC – Mathis 78 run, Herron kick, 3:51
TC – Glanton 56 run, Herron kick, 10:53
For FLORIDA TODAY