Thursday, September 24, 2020

Rays in Texas

The Marco Island Academy football team outside Brooke Hill School, site of tonight's game and the American Freedom Museum which they visited

The Marco Island Academy football team outside Brooke Hill School, site of tonight’s game and the American Freedom Museum which they visited

As coach Greg Fowler gazed at the Brook Hill football field this morning (Friday), the 50-yard line seemed a long way to the end zone.
Yes, but the Marco Island Academy football team has already traveled 1,200 miles just to play in the Brook Hill Texas Football Classic in Bullard, Texas.
Kicking off at 8 p.m., the Rays will go up against the Edgewood, Texas Bulldogs. The schools are similar in numbers,
Fowler's Manta Rays get their first feel of the Brook Hill high football field as they ready for tonight's game in the Brook Hill Texas Football Classic. They will play Edgewood, Texas, at 8 p.m. Photo by Chuck Ludwigsen.

Fowler’s Manta Rays get their first feel of the Brook Hill high football field as they ready for tonight’s game in the Brook Hill Texas Football Classic. They will play Edgewood, Texas, at 8 p.m. Photo by Chuck Ludwigsen.

but not in experience. It may seem strange, but the fourth-year Rays have 17 starters back with many key players among them. Edgewood will be playing with many sophomores in the lineup.
The Rays arrived Thursday, taking a flight from Fort Lauderdale. They return Saturday night.
The Coastal Breeze is working on having photos on the team and fans who flew or drove to the game.
Follow tonight’s game results this Facebook page andCoastalbreezenews.com

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