The Brandon High Eagles, coming off an overtime loss at home to the Freedom Patriots, take to the home field tonight to face the the Durant Cougars. Game time at McLane Stadium is 7:30 p.m. (Meanwhile, the Armwood Hawks are set to travel to Leto.)
Brandon faces the Cougars (2-0 overall, 0-0 in league play), ranked nationally and in the state at 1,155 and 90, respectively, according to MaxPreps.com.
Durant moved up 181 spots nationally and 20 spots in the state. Durant beat Alonso (29-0) on Sept. 7 and Freedom (57-7) on Sept. 1.
The Eagles (0-2 overall, 0-0 in league play) are ranked 6,167 in the nation and 326 in the state, according to MaxPreps.com. The team's national and state rankings dropped 2,499 and 105 spots, respectively.
Brandon's two losses were to the Freedom Patriots, in overtime on Sept. 14 (20-14), and to the Armwood Hawks (55-0) on Sept. 1. The Eagles in preseason play beat the Blake High School Yellow Jackets (20-6) on Aug. 24.
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Tonight's Sept. 21 contest against the Cougars is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. at Brandon High, 1101 Victoria St.
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BRANDON EAGLES 2012 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE / SCORESDate Opponent Field Score / Time Aug. 24 Blake Blake Win (20-6) *
Sept. 1 Armwood Armwood Loss (0-55) Sept. 14 Freedom Brandon Loss (14-20) Sept. 21 Durant Brandon 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 Sickles Brandon 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 Newsome Newsome 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 Plant Plant 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 Riverview Brandon 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 Plant City Brandon 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 East Bay Brandon 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 Jefferson Jefferson 7:30 p.m. * — Preseason play