Friday night, the Patriots defeated Jackson High School Generals 37-14. The win avenged the loss the Patriots suffered last week at the hands of rival school Cardinal Gibbons, improving their record to 6-2.
The Class 5A division rivals put up a close one, staying in theme after a triple-overtime one point difference in the last matchup.
A night full of fans and cheers from the crowd, the game was filled with big runs, trick plays and great defense.
After losing the season-opener to Miami Carol City, the Patriots have gotten back on track winning their last two games, including an 11-3 victory over the Miramar High School Patriots on Friday night.
With every new NFL season comes a talented draft class of rookies preparing to challenge the veterans. Among the upcoming 2018 NFL draft are two Heritage alumni, Sony Michel and Tarvarus McFadden, who are ranked near the top of their running back and cornerback positions respectively. In this year’s NFL Scouting Combine, a week-long test in which projected draftees are challenged in front of staff from NFL teams, Michel and McFadden attempted to increase their draft stock in order to ensure a higher selection.