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Canterbury vs. Carrollwood Day: Spring football game

At Canterbury in St. Petersburg

Spring game-breakers: Dominique Thornton's transition from wide receiver to quarterback appears promising for Canterbury. He completed both of his pass attempts — one a 25-yard touchdown to Ryan Laurent — for 52 yards and ran several quarterback draws, netting 54 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries. … Canterbury RB James Goodwin showed quick feet and shifty moves on his six carries, finishing with 35 yards. … Laurent and Brent O'Neal each had an interception. … Carrollwood Day QB Billy Embody completed 6 of 15 passes for 81 yards, two touchdowns and an interception under constant pressure from the Canterbury defense.

Did you know?: Canterbury and Carrollwood Day played a controlled scrimmage, meaning each team started from the opposing 45-yard line and had 15 offensive plays a half to score as many times as it could. Each offense got one extra overtime possession with four plays to score from the 10-yard line. … Canterbury moved the ball well against the Carrollwood Day defense but was plagued by at least 10 fumbles. The Crusaders, however, only lost two of those. … Carrollwood Day had a chance to tie it on the final play from the 10-yard line, but Embody was sacked by Jonathan Jackson.

Audible: "I thought we did well, other than the fumbles. We'll have to work on keeping the ball under control and in our hands. We got the win though, so I'm pretty happy." — Canterbury's Thornton

Bryan Burns, Times staff writer

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Canterbury vs. Carrollwood Day: Spring football game 05/23/08 [Last modified: Sunday, May 25, 2008 12:24pm]
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