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On Friday, Oct. 27, the Aucilla Christian Academy (ACA) Warriors suffered a heart-breaking loss to the Eagles of Snook Christian Academy by a final score of 40-38. This brought the Warriors’ record to an even 4-4, with one game remaining on the regular schedule. Despite the loss, the Warriors were able to amass nearly 400 yards of total offense
Blake Wirick had another incredible game running the ball with 269 total yards on 39 carries and three touchdowns for the Warriors. ACA quarterback Joe Walton went three-for-eight for 24 yards through the air with one interception. Defensively, Evan Courtney led the Warriors with eight solo tackles and two assists. Wirick was the Offensive Player of the Week for the Warriors. The Defensive Player of the Week was Nathan Dukes. The Warrior of the Week was Jacob Dukes.
The Warriors will next play at home against the Eagles of Oak Hall, from Gainesville, Fl. on Friday, Nov 3. This will be Senior Night as the Warriors recognize the seniors from the football and golf teams, as well as the cheerleading squad and water girls. The Senior Night ceremony will begin at 6:40 p.m.