Bradenton Christian (3-4) at Jacksonville Christ’s Church Academy (7-1)
When: 7 p.m.
The scoop: Bradenton Christian plays the first playoff game in school history Friday when the Panthers travel to meet Christ’s Church Academy in Jacksonville for the first round of the Sunshine State Athletic Conference playoffs. ... The Panthers finished second in the Coral Bay division; Christ’s Church won the Coral North. ... BCS has scored at least 35 points in four straight games and finished its regular season with the leading receiver in Manatee County: Kevin Etienne (28 receptions, 740 yards) in seven games. ... Linebacker Brett Gerber leads the county with 125 tackles.
Prediction: Christ’s Church Academy 35, Bradenton Christian 32