Raiders put road win streak on the line against Eagles

Navarre’s football team will put its impressive road win streak on the line Friday night when it takes on Pine Forest at 7 p.m. in Pensacola.

The Raiders have won their last 13 road games and 24 of their last 25 games overall in the regular season. They are 3-0 after topping Choctaw 41-24 last Friday.

Pine Forest is coming off a 20-19 win over Gulf Breeze and is 2-0. The Eagles defeated the Dolphins on the last play of the game.

Navarre overcame a 17-14 halftime deficit to take out the Indians. The Raiders scored 24 points in the second half, including two touchdowns off blocked punts.

“We were real aggressive and made some adjustments from the first half,” Navarre head coach Jay Walls said. “We always try to put pressure on the punter and made some big plays in that area. It’s something to build on.”

Navarre and Pine Forest are squaring off for the first time since 2010 when the Raiders defeated the Eagles 20-18 in the playoffs, avenging a 33-13 loss from earlier in the season.

Walls said he expects his team to be tested.

“We have to go on the road to play a physical and athletic team,” Walls said. “It’s a big game for us.”

Notable Numbers

2: Times Navarre has scored 40 or more in a game . It’s also the number of times the Raiders have rolled up 400 or more yards in a game.

13: Points Raiders have given up in the second half of their last two games combined.

22: Sacks Navarre has recorded in three games.

1,164: Yards Navarre has churned out on offense, with 791 of those yards coming on the ground.

849: Total yards Navarre has allowed, with 465 of it coming through the air.

Star Power

Sage Chambers: He is 26-of-49 for 373 yards and three touchdowns.

Omari Green: Has rushed for 386 yards and six touchdowns and has gone over 100 yards in each of the first three games.

Dante Wright: Has rushed for 214 yards and four touchdowns and has also racked up 159 receiving yards and two touchdowns.

Bryson Brewer: Caught his first touchdown pass of the year Friday and has four catches for 38 yards on the season.

Cade Taylor: He has racked up 21 tackles this season.

Josh Carter: Has tallied 17 tackles and 2.5 sacks. He has also scored two touchdowns off recoveries of blocked punts.

James Segrest: Has recorded 19.5 tackles and 4.5 sacks and has also recovered a fumble.

Gabriel Davis: Has rung up 15.5 tackles this season.

Jordan Jefferson: He has racked up 15.5 tackles and has also made two sacks.

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