Football: Pinellas Park 35, Boca Ciega 0



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Sat. August 31, 2013 | Phillip Haywood

PINELLAS PARK — The Pinellas Park defense turned in a stellar performance Friday night.

The Patriots forced five  turnovers, and Rashaan Watson recorded two interceptions after a sluggish start as the Patriots scored 21 unanswered points in the second quarter en route to 35-0 win over Boca Ciega.

The Patriots struck first on Donte Maxson’s 4-yard touchdown run.  Kel-El Williams followed with a 3-yard run to put the Patriots up 14-0. 

Late in the second quarter, Pierre Johnson’s 5-yard run elevated the score to 21-0.

After a scoreless third quarter, the Patriots continued to play smash-mouth football with their brutal running attack.  Alonzo McCray ran 12 yards for a touchdown to put the Patriots up 28-0 early in the fourth.

The Patriots added one more score, a 6-yard run by Marco Perez.  

“The team stayed together after a sluggish start and also we grinded it out and played physical football,” coach Kenny Crawford said. “Any time defense creates turnovers we feel like we can win games.”


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