At Canterbury in St. Petersburg
Spring game-breakers: 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. … Matt Monteilh was on the receiving end of one of those touchdown passes and had three catches for 54 yards to lead Carrollwood Day. … Falcons junior-to-be Darius Bing carried the ball a team-high eight times for 16 yards. … Canterbury QB Dominique Thornton completed both of his pass attempts for 52 yards and ran several draws, netting 54 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries.
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. … Carrollwood Day had a chance to tie it on the final play from the 10-yard line, but Embody was sacked. … The Falcons are playing their first year of 11-man football after winning the Florida Christian Association of Private and Parochial Schools six-man championship last season.
Audible: "For a first-year team against a fourth-year team, I was pleased with how we played. We're trying to build a good program that can contend with the rest of the Hillsborough schools that are our size." — Carrollwood Day's Monteilh
Bryan Burns, Times staff writer