Football: Seffner Christian 62, Winter Park International Community 0



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Thu. May 22, 2014 | Rick Cantor

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Seffner Christian 62, Winter Park International Community 0

Spring game-breakers: Seffner Christian rushed for 452 yards on just 27 carries. It was led by rising senior Marcus Richardson, who ran for 200 yards and five touchdowns — all during the first half. Also contributing were Sarel Vester (81 yards and two touchdowns), Nicholas White (82 yards) and Karmi Mackey (63 yards and a touchdown). … Richardson also contributed on defense, returning an overthrown screen pass for a touchdown. Vester and Nashon Benoit also had interceptions … Dalton Kocsis made 7 of 8 extra points.

Did you know? International Community handed the Crusaders their only regular-season loss last year, 20-19. The teams were in the same division of the Sunshine State Athletic Conference but won’t meet in 2014 as the conference expands to 27 teams over four divisions. … Seffner Christian coach Steve Lewis, who has more than 40 years of coaching experience, has been at the helm since the program’s inception. … The Crusaders’ 8-2 record in 2013 was the best in school history.

Audible 1: “We wanted to start the year strong. Our goals are to play hard, bond as a team and develop unity.” — Richardson

Audible 2: “We worked on toughening up. We know we are going to be smaller than most of the teams we play. We’ve been doing a lot of tough drills, a lot of scrimmaging. — Lewis


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