Football roundup: South Fork tops Glades Day 55-54
Friday, November 09, 2012
by The Palm Beach Post
Taylor Ross' 19-yard field goal on the last play of the game gave South Fork a wild 55-54 victory over Glades Day on Friday night.
Marcus McClain scored five touchdowns for South Fork (9-1) -- three rushing, one receiving and one on an 85-yard kickoff return.
McClain was nearly equaled by standout Glades Day running back Kelvin Taylor, who rushed for four touchdowns for the Gators (8-2).
Mike Harris added two touchdown runs for South Fork.
No. 3 Atlantic 41, Jupiter 0: Brisly Estime had two receiving touchdowns and also returned a kickoff for a score, leading the Eagles (7-2) to the rout of the Warriors (1-9) in Jupiter.
Estime's two receiving touchdowns came in the second quarter. The first was a 20-yard pass from quarterback Thomas Owens. The second was a 1-yard pass from Owens with 11 seconds left in the first half that gave the Eagles a 34-0 lead.
On the opening kickoff of the second half Estime returned the kick 90 yards for the game's final points.
Atlantic's defense put their stamp on this game early, scoring touchdowns on a fumble recovery and returning an interception for another score, both in the first quarter. The Eagles had four sacks, forced three turnovers and held Jupiter to 102 yards total offense.
Quarterback Griffin Garland had 29 yards passing and 15 yards rushing for Jupiter.
-- Zack Duarte
No. 5 Palm Beach Central 41, Palm Beach Lakes 0: The Broncos (7-2) ran for 237 yards and four touchdowns, rolling past the Rams (1-9) in West Palm Beach. Lloyd Howard ran for a score and had a touchdown reception for Palm Beach Central. The Broncos held the Rams to 47 yards of total offense in the first half and forced three turnovers, including an interception that was returned 17 yards for a touchdown by Jhnard Dorsett. The Broncos will face Palm Beach Gardens in the first round of the state playoffs next week.
-- Brandon Wise
Cardinal Newman 47, Boynton Beach 28: Devonte Brown rushed for 67 yards and a touchdown and Matt Burke added two receiving touchdowns as the Crusaders (9-1) handled the Tigers (4-5) in West Palm Beach.
Boynton Beach needed just three plays to drive 80 yards for a score on its opening drive, capped by a 63-yard touchdown pass from Jake Lutzen to Tyvon Daniels.
On the ensuing Crusaders' possession, quarterback George Mastics threw an interception on the team's first offensive play of the night. But Boynton Beach was unable to take advantage, as they failed to convert on fourth down at Cardinal Newman's 20 yard-line.
After the teams traded punts, the Crusaders drove 77 yards on four plays. Travis Rudolph, who had missed the past three games with a broken finger, finished the drive with an 8-yard touchdown run.
Boynton Beach running back Curtis Rolle, who rushed for 70 yards and two touchdowns, gave the Tigers a 12-7 lead with 6:11 left in the second quarter.
But on the Tigers' next possession, Cardinal Newman's Burke forced Rolle to fumble and Rudolph returned the fumble 85 yards for a score to give the Crusaders a 14-12 halftime lead.
The second half belonged to the Crusaders. Burke caught both of Mastics' touchdown passes in the third quarter and Erick Hardnett added two rushing touchdowns and Brown contributed another.
Lutzen passed for 186 yards and two touchdowns, including a 50-yard pass to Donte Sylencieux late in the fourth quarter.
Cardinal Newman travels to Davie-Nova on Friday in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs.
-- Zach Buckley
No. 2 Fort Pierce Central 48, Wauchula-Hardee 7: Marcus Levy rushed for two touchdowns and Sam Vaughn threw two touchdown passes, leading the Cobras (9-0) to the rout of the Wildcats (3-7) in Wauchula.
Boca Raton 20, Olympic Heights 2: The host Bobcats (3-6) surprised the Lions (7-3) in Boca Raton.
Wellington 3, Inlet Grove 0 (OT): Nicholas Rubinowicz connected on field goal in overtime as the Wolverines (4-6) held off the Hurricanes (5-4) in Riviera Beach. Isaiah Cambridge had 110 yards rushing and 50 yards receiving to lead Inlet Grove.
John I. Leonard 40, Suncoast 0: Daniel Deshommes threw five touchdown passes, leading the Lancers (5-5) to the rout of the Chargers (2-8) in Rivera Beach. Jerry Jones had a 50-yard punt return for the Lancers.
Key West 39, Forest Hill 20: Shannon Patrick connected with Shaborn Marshall for two touchdowns and Calvary Pugh had 110 yards rushing and a score, but the Falcons (1-9) fell to the Conchs (6-4) in Key West.
King's Academy 31, Orlando-Lake Highland Prep 0: James Holland ran for 164 yards and a touchdown and Garrett Larson rushed for 101 yards as the Lions (7-3) rolled past the Highlanders (1-8) in Orlando.
Boca Raton Christian 57, Ormond Beach-Calvary Christian 22: A.J. Puente threw for 145 yards and two touchdowns and Caleb Hood rushed for 101 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Blazers (9-1) to the rout of the in Ormond Beach.
Dade City-Pasco 41, Village Academy 6: The Pirates (10-0) handled the Eagles (4-5) in Dade City.
Melbourne-Holy Trinity 41, Jupiter Christian 6: Justin Karlson threw a touchdown pass to Jordan Player, but the Eagles (4-7) fell to the Tigers (7-3) in Melbourne.
Port St. Lucie 14, Centennial 12: Lyle Messam ran for two touchdowns as the Jaguars (3-6) edged the Eagles (1-8) in Port St. Lucie.
Jensen Beach 23, Martin County 15: Jordan Robinson and Christian East each ran for touchdowns, leading the Falcons (5-5) over the Tigers (4-6) in Jensen Beach.
Okeechobee 37, Clewiston 17: D.J. Washington ran for a touchdown and threw for another, leading the Brahmans (5-5) over the Tigers (4-6) in Clewiston.