Spring football: Admiral Farragut 22, Berkeley Prep 21



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Fri. May 18, 2012 | Bob Putnam | Email

Spring football: Admiral Farragut 22, Berkeley Prep 21

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Admiral Farragut 22, Berkeley Prep 21

Spring game-breakers: AFA quarterback Colby Robinson led a furious rally, throwing two touchdowns in the final five minutes of regulation. The last one, a 30-yarder to 6-foot-3 receiver Kevon Woods, came with 1:22 remaining. The Blue Jackets decided to go for two and Robinson again found Woods, who leaped over a defender to put AFA ahead for good. Robinson, who completed two of his first 11 passes, finished the last two series 5-of-6 for 84 yards. AFA receiver Brad Hyman Muhammad had four receptions for 72 yards and scored on a 30-yard pass from Robinson to make it 21-14. Hyman Muhammad recorded an interception on Berkeley Prep’s final series to seal the win. …Todd Macon was the Blue Jackets’ main ball carrier, finishing with 121 yards on 15 carries and scoring on a 69-yard run in the first half. …Chris Williams was the Bucs’ biggest offensive threat, rushing for 142 yards and scoring on runs of 18 and 7 yards to give Berkeley Prep a 14-7 lead at the half. Brad Mayes was 8-of-20 and threw an 80-yard touchdown pass to Ben Novello on the first play from scrimmage in the third quarter to put the Bucs ahead 21-7. …AFA’s Napoleon Maxwell (hip flexor), Ricky Fuller (ankle), Alex Garcia (head) and Leo Corrigan Jr. (jaw) left the game because of injuries. The injury list did not include Cortavious Givens, who is recovering from a torn ACL but should be ready for practice in August.

Did you know? The Blue Jackets had four players from different countries who saw significant time. …There were no kickoffs and nothing was live on field goals or punts.

Audible 1: “In the second we changed our protection up front. That gave Colby some time and he was able to get the job done” — AFA coach Chris Miller

Audible 2: “It was a great spring with great effort. We just have to clean up some things and get better fundamentally.” — Berkeley Prep coach Dominick Ciao


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