//comScore:

Football: East Bay 14, Spoto 6

Search

Twitter



MORE from our HomeTeam writers.

More Video

HomeTeam Hot Shots
Vote for the top male and female athletes from the bay area
Jessica Babcock, volleyball, River Ridge
Courtney Coleman, swimming, Shorecrest
Reagan Huet, volleyball, Bloomingdale
Connor McKay, swimming, Land O'Lakes
Ariana Mosley, volleyball, Tampa Prep
Anna Vollmer, volleyball, Calvary Christian
Diontae Johnson, football, Lennard
Ryan Marsh, football, Mitchell
Parker Phillips, swimming, Land O'Lakes
Dante Satcher, football, Countryside
Tyler Small, swimming, Indian Rocks Christian
Garrett Young, football, Cambridge Christian
 

Facebook

 
 

Fri. September 20, 2013 | Brandon Wright

GIBSONTON — East Bay jumped out to a 14-point lead and held on.

Christian Leto scored from 13 yards on the Indians’ first possession of the game, capping a 10-play drive. Eric Latortue then hauled in a 33-yard second-quarter touchdown from Chris Carpentier, one of just four passes for the game by East Bay (3-1, 1-0 Class 7A, District 8), to take a 14-0 lead into halftime.

“Everybody knows we’re not a passing team and try to punch teams in the mouth,” Latortue said. “But we can catch you off-guard with that play.”

Spoto trimmed it to 14-6 on a 2-yard pass from Kevin Hobley to Patrick James with 3:58 to play. The Spartans recovered the ensuing onside kick. But three plays, later Kevin Sails picked off a pass in the end zone, and East Bay ran out the clock.

Neither team looked sharp. The Spartans (0-4, 0-1) were whistled for 18 penalties, turned the ball over three times and surrendered nine sacks. East Bay fumbled seven times, losing five.

Latortue registered three of the Indians’ sacks while Marques Ford had a pair. Carpentier left the game with a leg injury in the third. His backup, Jordan Anderson, lasted one series before leaving. Tyler Johnston finished the game.

Comments

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours
Loading...