The five South Shore high school football squads play their final games of the season this Friday evening, Nov. 4. East Bay High is expected to win its District 6, with an 8-1 regular season and 3-0 district worksheet now, and advance to the Nov. 11 state playoffs opening round.
East Bay Head Coach Mike Gottman got back on the winning trail against Bloomingdale last Friday 40-36. The Indians face a breather of sorts at home versus 3-6 King High this Friday. East Bay apparently is set to open play Nov. 11 against an unnamed foe in the first round of the FHSAA (Florida High School Athletic Association). At this point, the only other South Shore football squad with an excellent shot at the playoffs is 7-2 Sumner, which closes the regular season Nov. 4 at home against 5-4 Middleton.