Results for Top Rivalry 2012

A
Total Votes: 207
Lely
Naples, Fla.
VS
Naples
Naples, Fla.

This matchup is known as the " Coconut Bowl". The Coconut Bowl was the idea of the school principals. Naples High was split into two schools with Naples High remaining on the north side of town and Lely taking over the eastern part of Naples. The winner of this fall classic would claim the Coconut Bowl Trophy, also known as the "Nut".

B
Total Votes: 1,255
Manatee
Bradenton, Fla.
VS
Southeast
Bradenton, Fla.

When these two schools face off, it is a small town environment compared with a lot of the nationally known rivalries. This crosstown rivalry usually determines who will be the dominant program in the area. This game has been part of a military-sponsored series in the past. It is is the largest game in the state in the month of September, and clears the way for the winner to be seen as a state favorite for the remainder of the season.

C
Total Votes: 114
Pahokee
Pahokee, Fla.
VS
Glades Central
Belle Glade, Fla.

Known as the Muck Bowl, this game is among many in the state of Florida featuring schools surrounded by the Everglades. The field conditions are usually poor from the weather. The schools are separated by 10 miles on the south shore of Florida's Lake Okeechobee, and the communities thrive off the sugar cane business. Many locals will say if your team wins a state championship but loses the Muck Bowl, it wasn’t a great season.