Sarasota (5-3, 2-2) at Braden River (6-1, 3-1)
Online: Pirate Nation HS Live Stream (youtube.com)
When: 7:30 p.m.
The scoop: It’s homecoming and senior night for Braden River. ... A Pirates win and a Palmetto loss means Braden River is the Class 7A-District 11 runner-up and earns Braden River a third straight playoff appearance. ... QB Louis Colosimo threw three TDs and for 291 passing yards in last week’s must-win at Palmetto. ... RB combo of Raymond Thomas (9.0 yards per carry) and Deshaun Fenwick (9.6 ypc) are a lethal dose for the Pirates, too. ... Sarasota QB Bryan Gagg is more than capable under center, but the Sailors have struggled since a 3-0 start. ... They lost three straight before beating lowly North Port and Lakewood Ranch by a combined six points, only scoring 20 combined points.
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Prediction: Braden River 42, Sarasota 0