Buchholz pounds Navarre 35-21; advances to regional semifinals


The Buchholz Bobcats kept its streak alive and continued its storybook season with a 35-21 win over the previously undefeated Navarre Raiders in the second round of the Class 7-A playoffs Friday night.

The Bobcats got on the board first with a first quarter touchdown to take an early 7-0 lead, and then extended it with three more touchdowns and a 28-7 by halftime.

In the third quarter, Buchholz put the game out of reach with another touchdown. Navarre answered with two second half scores, but never got closer.

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The Bobcats advance to play the winner of the Tallahassee Leon-Niceville game in the 7-A Region 1 semifinals Friday night.

With the win, Buchholz goes to 8-1 on the year. Navarre ends its season with a 6-1 record.

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