The Nease and Ponte Vedra football teams will face off at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at Ponte Vedra High School in the season opener for both teams.
The Panthers defeated Paxon 26-6 in the Kickoff Classic preseason scrimmage on Aug. 16, and the Sharks fell to Oakleaf 44-7 in their Kickoff Classic.
Both Nease and PVHS are opening the season with new coaches.
Panthers’ coach Collin Drafts came to Nease from AC Flora High School in Columbia, South Carolina. He took over for Tim Krause, who left for Bishop Kenny after five years at Nease.
Sharks’ coach Jeff DiSandro was previously the offensive coordinator at Bishop Kenny. He replaced Matt Toblin, who took over the head coaching job at Bolles after five seasons at PVHS.