Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Blue Darter Football 2017:Apopka 5th in Associated Press PollThe Apopka Blue Darters, coming off a 9-1 record in its 2016 season, open their 2017 campaign with a state ranking of 5th in the pre-season Associated Press Poll of Class 8A high schooll football teams. The Blue Darters spent the majority of 2016 as the #1 school on that poll. Please enter your comment! LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your name here TAGSApopka Blue Darters Previous articleKeke’s Breakfast Cafe opens in ApopkaNext articleApopka Burglary Report Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Apopka beat Mainland High School of Daytona Beach 26-14 behind three touchdown runs and 185 rushing yards by junior running back Cornelius Williams, and a swarming Blue Darter defense. Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom The Blue Darters open their regular season next Friday on the road against the Ocoee Knights. Last season Apopka beat Ocoee 62-7. Kickoff is 7PM.The first Associated Press Florida High School Football Poll is out for the 2017 season. First place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and previous ranking follow.CLASS 8A1. Miami Southridge (9), 0-0, 108, —2. Deerfield Beach (1), 0-0, 93, —3. Dr. Phillips, 0-0, 74, —4. Osceola (Kissimmee), 0-0, 60, —5. Apopka (1), 0-0, 55, —6. Vero Beach, 0-0, 46, —7. Atlantic (Delray), 0-0, 40, —8. Columbus, 0-0, 35 —(tie) Coral Gables, 0-0, 35, —10. Miramar, 0-0, 15, — Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.