After the Oct. 4 hurricane makeup game with St. Augustine, Matanzas coach Matt Forrest pointed to the visiting team.

That’s the kind of program Forrest said he is striving to create in the northern portion of Palm Coast. The Yellow Jackets had just cruised to a 42-7 win against the Pirates. 

“I think they are one of the gold-standard programs in the entire state. Just look at their track record. Their district championships and region championships and state championship. They can’t put it all on one banner,” Forrest said.