Friday’s games could set playoff positions in stone for teams in two and possibly three districts involving Brevard County high school football teams.
The major players
Astronaut: In the playoffs. Needs a win at Cocoa to be District 5-4A champion. With a loss, will be district runner-up.
Cocoa: Needs a win over Astronaut to claim district title. With a loss, can still be district runner-up with a loss by Port Orange Atlantic to Orlando Jones.
Heritage: Needs a win at Jensen Beach to claim District 14-6A title.
Palm Bay: In the playoffs. Needs a win at Merritt island to claim District 14-5A title. If the Pirates lose, they will be district runner-up.
Merritt Island: Needs a win to be district champion. If the Mustangs lose to Palm Bay, they need a loss by Rockledge to be district runner-up.
Eau Gallie: Needs a win over Okeechobee and a win by Heritage to stay in the hunt to be District 14-6A runner-up.
Rockledge: Needs a win over Titusville and a win by Palm Bay to stay in the hunt to be District 14-5A runner-up.
Space Coast: Needs a win at Satellite plus wins by Palm Bay and Rockledge to stay in the hunt to be District 14-5A runner-up.