SWFL High School Football: Week 1

Author: Zach Oliveri
Published: Updated:

The 2023 season has officially kicked off across Southwest Florida! Week 1 features rivalry matchups across the area.

WINK News’ Game of the Week features the latest chapter in the North Fort Myers-Fort Myers rivalry. The Greenies will debut their new turf field at Sam Sirianni Field.

North Fort Myers at Fort Myers

Fort Myers held off a North Fort Myers comeback attempt in the second half to beat their rivals 32-19.

Estero at First Baptist Academy

First Baptist Academy started its state title defense with a 40-7 win over Estero.

Charlotte at Dunbar

Dunbar shuts out Charlotte 34-0 in its first game of the 2023 season.

Port Charlotte at Bishop Verot

Before the Friday Night Lights turned on, Port Charlotte and Bishop Verot got the week started with a much anticipated matchup. Bishop Verot dominated Port Charlotte 56-21.

Thursday Scores:
Bishop Verot 56 Port Charlotte 21

Island Coast 40 Bonita Springs 0

Oasis 38 Gateway Charter 0

Lemon Bay 20 Lakewood Ranch 13

Friday Games:

Naples 43 Lehigh 12

Cape Coral 46 Ida Baker 0

Cypress Lake 14 Gateway 9

Mariner 30 East Lee County 18

Gulf Coast 21 South Fort Myers 14 (OT)

Immokalee 47 Booker 41

Golden Gate 26 Victory Christian 7

Barron Collier 41 St. Cloud 12

Lely 47 Riverdale 26

Clewiston 28 Key West 21

Okeechobee 49 DeSoto 0

St. John Neumann 34 Canterbury 7

ECS 35 Palmetto Ridge 6

SFCA 19 Santa Fe Catholic 7

LaBelle 23 Glades Day 14

Parrish Community 43 North Port 0

Somerset Academy 48 Aubrey Rogers 10

Boca Raton Christian 42 Marco Island Academy 0

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