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Alonso 42, Gaither 6

TAMPA — C.J. Bennett passed for 143 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score as Alonso locked up a playoff spot.

Alonso, 4-5 overall but 2-1 in Class 5A, District 5, secured the runnerup spot to set up a Nov. 20 playoff matchup against Newsome.

Bennett opened the scoring with an 11-yard run in the first quarter, part of the Ravens' 300-plus yards of offense. Dylan Fisher scored the next two Ravens touchdowns, the first on a 4-yard pass from Bennett and next on a 5-yard run.

Alonso's Julien Jones intercepted Gaithers' Shug Oyegunle and returned it 48 yards for a score. Cornerback Tyree Davis had Alonso's other three.

The Cowboys got 19-yard pass from Oyegunle to Chad Pierson late in the third quarter.

Fisher and fellow back Brandon Holloway combined for 143 yards and two scores.

Rod Gipson, Times correspondent


Alonso 42, Gaither 6 11/06/09 [Last modified: Saturday, November 7, 2009 12:44am]
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