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Head-To-Head Matchups Highlight Miami-Dade/Broward Week 4

Before the 2023 high school football season began, many experts warned about the first five weeks of the year.

As we head toward Week No. 4, you can see exactly what everyone was talking about – with key matchups taking center stage.

With the Jewish holiday switching many games around this week, there are some spotlight contests that will feature several teams within the Top 20 who are playing one another.

While this past week saw very little shakeup at the top, there were several programs who moved up and down the listing of teams.

Here is how Week 4 shapes up:

1. Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna (1M, 3-0). LAST WEEK: The Lions jumped all over national power Bergen Catholic, New Jersey, 61-21. THIS WEEK: at No. 6 Plantation American Heritage. NEXT WEEK: at No. 2 Miami Central.

2. Miami Central (2M, 1-1). LAST WEEK: Beat No. 12 Miami Booker T. Washington, 38-28. THIS WEEK: Miami Carol City. NEXT WEEK: No. 1 Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna.

3. Miami Christopher Columbus (4M, 3-0). LAST WEEK: Rolled to a 42-14 win at Tampa Jesuit. THIS WEEK: No. 7 Miami Palmetto on Saturday. NEXT WEEK: A home game against No. 17 Miami Northwestern.

4. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas (3M, 2-1). LAST WEEK: Narrowly escaped at home against Cocoa, 37-36. THIS WEEK: No. 16 Davie Western. NEXT WEEK: Port St. Lucie Treasure Coast.

5. Miami Norland (2M, 3-0). LAST WEEK: Dominated Miami Southridge on the road, 54-6. THIS WEEK: Miami Gardens Monsignor Pace. NEXT WEEK: Home against Hialeah American.

6. Plantation American Heritage (2M, 2-0). LAST WEEK: Had an away game against Belle Glade Glades Central postponed. THIS WEEK: No. 1 Hollywood Chaminade-Madonna. NEXT WEEK: Fort Lauderdale Cardinal Gibbons.

7. Miami Palmetto (4M, 3-0). LAST WEEK: Beat Miami Killian, 38-0. THIS WEEK: at No. 3 Miami Christopher Columbus. NEXT WEEK: A home game against Clearwater Academy International.

8. Homestead (3M, 2-1). LAST WEEK: Beat St. Petersburg Lakewood, 35-7. THIS WEEK: Southwest Miami. NEXT WEEK: Bye.

9. Plantation (3M, 3-0). LAST WEEK: The Colonels rolled over Parkland Douglas, 49-3. THIS WEEK: at No. 13 Coconut Creek. NEXT WEEK: Bye

10. Pompano Beach Blanche Ely (3M, 2-0). LAST WEEK: Beat Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson, 43-8. THIS WEEK: Coral Springs. NEXT WEEK: No. 13 Coconut Creek.

11. Fort Lauderdale Cardinal Gibbons (2M, 2-1). LAST WEEK: Beat Fort Lauderdale Dillard, 38-14. THIS WEEK: at St. Petersburg Northeast. NEXT WEEK: Bye

12. Miami Booker T. Washington (2M, 1-1). LAST WEEK: Lost to No. 2 Miami Central, 38-28. THIS WEEK: Miami Immaculata LaSalle. NEXT WEEK: Miami Carol City.

13. Coconut Creek (3M, 2-1). LAST WEEK: A huge road win against No. 16 Davie Western. THIS WEEK: A big home game against No. 9 Plantation. NEXT WEEK: Another major test with No. 10 Pompano Beach Blanche Ely.

14. Coconut Creek Monarch (4M, 2-1). LAST WEEK: A convincing 52-0 win at Hallandale. THIS WEEK: at Sunrise Piper, Wednesday night. NEXT WEEK: A road district matchup with Parkland Douglas.

15. Miramar (3M, 1-1). LAST WEEK: The Patriots registered their first win of the season – 61-0 against Coral Glades. THIS WEEK: A road game at Pembroke Pines Flanagan. NEXT WEEK: A Saturday night road game at Fort Lauderdale Dillard.

16. Davie Western (4M, 1-1). LAST WEEK: The Wildcats were beaten at home by No. 13 Coconut Creek, 20-15. THIS WEEK: A road game against No. 4 Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas. NEXT WEEK: A home game against Coral Springs Taravella.

17. Miami Northwestern (2M, 1-2). LAST WEEK: The Bulls were beaten soundly at home by Venice, 63-46. THIS WEEK: at Miami Edison. NEXT WEEK: A trip to play No. 3 Miami Christopher Columbus.

18. Miami Southridge (3M, 2-1). LAST WEEK: The Spartans were soundly beaten at home by No. 5 Miami Norland, 54-6. THIS WEEK: Home game against Miami Belen Jesuit. NEXT WEEK: An away game at Doral Academy.

19. Hollywood South Broward (3M, 3-0). LAST WEEK: The Bulldogs beat Sunrise Piper, 33-12. THIS WEEK: A home game against Hallandale. NEXT WEEK: A key home district game against No. 20 Dr. Krop.

20. Miami Dr. Krop (3M, 2-1). LAST WEEK: A convincing 40-6 win against Miami Jackson. THIS WEEK: A road game against Hollywood Avant Garde Academy. NEXT WEEK: A huge road district game against No. 19 Hollywood South Broward.

OTHER TEAMS TO WATCH: Coconut Creek North Broward Prep (2M, 1-2), Cooper City (4M, 0-3), Coral Gables (4M, 1-1), Coral Springs (4M, 0-1), Coral Springs Coral Glades (4M, 0-3), Coral Springs Taravella (4M, 1-2), Davie Nova (3M, 2-1), Deerfield Beach (3M, 1-2), Doral Academy (4M, 2-1), Doral Reagan (Independent, 1-0-1), Fort Lauderdale (3M, 2-1), Fort Lauderdale Calvary Christian (2M, 2-1), Lauderdale Dillard (3M, 1-2), Fort Lauderdale NSU University School (Independent, 3-0), Fort Lauderdale Pine Crest (2M, 0-3), Fort Lauderdale Stranahan (2M, 1-2), Fort Lauderdale Westminster Academy (1M, 3-0), Hallandale (2M, 0-3), Goulds Palm Glades (1M, 0-3), Hialeah (3M, 2-1), Hialeah American (2M, 2-0), Hialeah Gardens (Independent, 0-2-1), Hialeah Gardens Mater Academy (3M, 0-3), Hialeah Miami-Lakes (Independent, 0-2), Hollywood Avant Garde (1M, 1-1), Hollywood Hills (3M, 1-1), Hollywood McArthur (3M, 1-0-1), Homestead Everglades Prep (1M, 1-2), Homestead South Dade (4M, 1-1), Miami Archbishop Carroll (1M, 1-1), Miami Beach (3M, 0-3), Miami Belen Jesuit (3M, 2-1), Miami Braddock (Independent, 2-0), Miami Carol City (2M, 0-3), Miami Coral Park (Independent, 0-2), Miami Coral Reef (GMAC Independent, 2-1), Miami Edison (2M, 2-0), Miami Ferguson (Independent, 3-0), Miami Florida Christian (Independent, 1-2), Miami Jackson (2M. 0-3), Miami Killian (2M, 0-3), Miami Gardens Monsignor Pace (2M, 2-1), Miami Gulliver Prep (2M, 3-0), Miami High (4M, 1-2), Miami Immaculata LaSalle (2M, 2-1), Miami Ransom Everglades, (Independent, 2-0), Miami Lakes Barbara Goleman (4M, 1-1), Miami Palmer Trinity (1M, 3-0), Miami Springs (2M, 2-1), Miami St. Brendan (2M, 2-1), Miami True North Classical Academy (1M, 3-0), Miami Varela, Independent, 2-1), Miami Westminster Christian (1M, 1-2), Miramar Everglades (3M, 2-1), North Miami (3M, 0-3), North Miami Mourning (Independent, 0-1), North Miami Beach (2M, 0-3), Oakland Park Northeast (2M, 1-2), Parkland Douglas (0-1, 4M), Pembroke Pines Charter (3M, 3-0), Pembroke Pines Flanagan (4M, 0-2-1), Pembroke Pines Somerset Academy (4M, 0-3), Pembroke Pines West Broward (4M, 0-2), Pompano Beach (Independent, 1-2), Somerset Academy South Homestead (Independent, 2-1), Somerset Silver Palms (2M, 1-2), South Miami (2M, 1-2), South Plantation (3M, 3-0), Southwest Miami (3M, 1-1), Southwest Ranches Archbishop McCarthy (Independent, 3-0), Sunrise Piper (3M, 2-0), Westland Hialeah (2M, 1-2), Weston Cypress Bay 4M, 2-1).


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