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Football: Boca Ciega 33, Pinellas Park 21

GULFPORT — Boca Ciega scored 25 consecutive points to rally from a 21-8 deficit and beat Pinellas Park 33-21 on Friday.

Pinellas Park (2-3) struck first when cornerback Kha'Zorey Blackshear picked off Shaquille Bradford's pass and returned it 65 yards for a score.

The Patriots took their biggest lead of the game in the third quarter on senior Michael Smith's 14-yard touchdown run.

Two plays later, Bogie's Kevin Smarwt broke off a 65-yard touchdown run. After a Pinellas Park punt, Smarwt found the end zone for the second time, this time from 12 yards to tie it at 21.

After forcing a punt early in the fourth, the Pirates (2-2) broke the tie on Brandon Dillard's 84-yard run. Dillard finished with 143 yards on 11 carries. As a team, the Pirates had 303 yards on 26 carries.

Max Martinez, Times correspondent

Boca Ciega 33
Pinellas Park 21

Football: Boca Ciega 33, Pinellas Park 21 10/02/10 [Last modified: Saturday, October 2, 2010 2:21am]
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