Third Time’s The Charm? Northview Looks For State Semifinal Win

November 30, 2012

The Northview High School Chiefs hope the third time is the charm tonight as they travel to Liberty County in the 1A state semifinal game.

For the Chiefs, it’s the third consecutive trip to the state semifinal game, falling short last year to Chipley 25-21 and losing to Trinity Christian 49-14 in 2010. It’s the third overall appearance in the semi’s for Liberty County. The Bulldogs lost at the semifinal level in 1998 and lost in the state championship game in 1995.

The Bulldogs are 10-2 headed into tonight’s matchup. They have won nine in a row and have not lost a game at home this year.

The Northview Chiefs are 9-3. Their only losses have come at the hands of much larger schools with strong programs — Class 5A  West Florida (10-1), Class 5A Gulf Breeze (7-4) and Class 4A Marianna (8-2).

Up until last week, the Chiefs had destroyed all 1A opponents this year by an average of five touchdowns. But last Friday night, the trip to the semi’s came down to a 34-28 overtime win over Freeport.

The CBS Sports website MaxPreps.com projects Northview to win 28-22 tonight.

Live Score Updates

Live updates will be posted tonight on the NorthEscambia.com Facebook page. Click here to “Like” the page now and subscribe to the page updates.

Directions, Game Time, Admission:

Kick off for tonight’s game is 7:30 Eastern time (that’s 6:30 Central/local North Escambia time). Liberty County High School is located in Bristol, Florida. The main stadium entrance is located on Harvell Street. For directions, click here and enter your starting address. Admission to the game is $9 for everyone with no passes.

Plan Ahead:

The 1A state championship game, featuring the winner of tonight’s Northview at Liberty County winner, will kick off at 7:07 p.m. on Friday, December 7 in Orlando’s Citrus Bowl.

NorthEscambia.com file photos, click to enlarge.

Comments

10 Responses to “Third Time’s The Charm? Northview Looks For State Semifinal Win”

  1. Baggett on November 30th, 2012 11:55 am

    Let’s do this, Chiefs. Go all the way. Play hard, #38!!!

  2. Sherry on November 30th, 2012 10:44 am

    GO CHIEFS! WE LOVE YOU #57!

  3. Jim & Shirley riggs on November 30th, 2012 10:33 am

    We’re pulling for you chiefs. You can do this!! Go “Chiefs”

  4. Cyndi on November 30th, 2012 10:00 am

    GO CHIEFS!!! LOVE YA #26

  5. Jennifer on November 30th, 2012 9:14 am

    Good luck Chiefs!!!!!!! We love you #6!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. Richard C on November 30th, 2012 9:10 am

    Go Chiefs. I will be traveling down to pull for the guys. Anybody that can make the trip needs to go and show the team the support.

  7. NHS Parent on November 30th, 2012 8:19 am

    Play hard boys and have fun!!! Go Chiefs!!!

  8. KATHY on November 30th, 2012 7:16 am

    GO CHIEFS! WE LOVE YOU #6!

  9. Julie Lowery on November 30th, 2012 6:15 am

    Good luck Northview!!!!!!

  10. cindy on November 30th, 2012 1:37 am

    go chiefs go, you can do it





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