At East Bay in Gibsonton
Brandon 27, Bloomingdale 0
East Bay 15, Riverview 8
Spring game-breakers: Brandon got a boost defensively from Ty Garner, who recorded two sacks, a forced fumble, an interception return for a touchdown and also chipped in on offense with 66 yards rushing and a score. … Bloomingdale quarterback Eugene Perry rushed for 98 yards on seven carries. … Riverview quarterback Jarid Heffers and wide receiver David Ray hooked up twice on the Sharks' final drive to notch a score and spoil the Indians' chance for a shutout. … Running back DeAndre Reddick scored both touchdowns for East Bay.
Did you know? Bloomingdale had seven first downs to Brandon's one. … Neither Bloomingdale nor Brandon completed a pass until 6:03 left in the second quarter.
Audible: "You just go into these games and hope to make less mistakes than the other team." — Brandon coach John Lima
"Once we get this whole team solid and everything, we should be fine come fall." — Riverview coach Bruce Gifford
Andy Villamarzo, Times correspondent