Found October 17, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
TAMPA, Fla. -- FOX Sports Florida will be featuring the Berkeley Prep-Tampa Catholic game on via Prep Zone, presented by Checkers. Dave Reynolds will call the game, alongside color commentator John Kaleo, and Roxanne Wilder will be reporting from the sidelines. On Friday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m., Prep Zone heads to Hillsborough County for a District 3A-4 showdown between Tampa Catholic and Berkeley Prep. The visiting Crusaders (5-1) are a perfect 2-0 in district play, powered by a defense that is surrendering just 12 points per game. Tampa Catholic boasts an outstanding group of linebackers, led by seniors T.J. Harrell and Tre Watson and junior Cody Endris. Senior quarterback Kyle Ploucher (66 percent completion rate, 945 yards, 11 touchdowns, seven interceptions) leads a balanced attack that has struggled to run the football this season. Senior offensive lineman Corey Martinez (Florida State commit) anchors the front. The host Buccaneers (2-3) have dropped three straight games, two coming in district play by a combined five points. Berkeley has struggled to generate much offense, averaging less than 240 total yards per game. Junior quarterback Brad Mayes has some talented freshman skill players, including leading rusher Gordon Stetson and leading receiver Cade Weldon. "We are looking forward to showcasing talented teams from the Tampa Bay area," says Stephen Grecsek of OUR TEAM. "Fans statewide and across the country will be treated to a great football match-up featuring two of Florida's premier schools. We'd like to give a special thank you to FOX Sports Florida for making the game available and to Checkers, once again, for their loyalty and sponsorship." About FOX Sports Florida FOX's Sun Sports FOX Sports Florida & Sun Sports are the regional television homes of the Orlando Magic, Tampa Bay Rays, Miami HEAT, Miami Marlins, Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers, Florida State University and the University of Florida. The regional sports networks are available in more than 6.5 million cable & satellite homes across the state. FOX Sports Florida and Sun Sports are committed to making a positive impact in the communities we serve by engaging our audiences and providing award winning TV and web coverage of Florida's hometown sports teams. For more information, channel listings and how you can get involved with FOX Sports Florida Sun Sports, visit About OUR TEAM OUR TEAM Management Group, LLC is a Tampa-based sports marketing agency that specializes in high school programming, content development, television and live stream production, event management, and sponsorship sales. The primary focus of OUR TEAM's high school content is celebrating the athletes and the community organizations that support them. OUR TEAM is now the exclusive representation for the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) for the procurement of future corporate sponsorship agreements on behalf of the Association.

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