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Football: Citrus 49, Fivay 0

HUDSON — Citrus scored 42 first-half points to rout Fivay 49-0 Friday night in the regular season finale.

Senior Darius Chapes had four touchdowns in the first half — three of which were rushing.

Chapes added a spectacular 45-yard touchdown reception off a screen pass in the flat and broke a handful of tackles along the way. The 'Canes (6-4) racked up 320 total yards of offense in the game.

"Citrus is a pretty good football team," Falcons coach Chris Taylor said. "Things didn't work out this season, and we'll get ready for next year. We'll put in the hard work and learn to put games away."

The Citrus defense was fast and physical all night, holding Fivay to 181 total yards, including 88 yards rushing.

The bright spots for Fivay (6-4) were senior receiver Andrew Meyer, who had an 85 reception yards on the night, and senior linebacker Christian Breviario had two sacks in the fourth quarter.

Joseph Kornecki III, Times correspondent

TAMPA — Doing basically prep work for its playoff opener next week against Osceola, Hillsborough rolled up 300-plus yards of offense and played solid defense. It won despite almost 100 yards of penalties and three touchdowns called back due to them.

Dwayne Lawson went 11-of-18 for 169 yards and a touchdown as the Terriers ended the regular season on a three-game winning streak.

Jeremiah Green opened the scoring for Hillsborough, catching a 58-yard pass from Lawson in the first quarter. Green later scored on a 49-yard punt return, and Robert Wilson scored on a 12-yard run.

Chamberlain's top rusher, Xavier Johnson, left in the first quarter with an ankle injury. Its other top threat, Dakarai Highsmith, left in the third with an undisclosed injury and was taken by ambulance to an area hospital. His condition was not known.

Rod Gipson, Times correspondent

Cha Hil

Total yards 151 343

First downs 6 11

Rushes/Yds 31/136 27/174

Comp/Atts 3/8 11/18

Pass yards 15 169

Punt yards 97 64

Punting Average 32.33 32.0

Fumbles/Lost 2/1 0/0

Hillsborough 8 14 0 7— 29

Chamberlain 0 0 7 0— 7

Hil -- Green 58 pass from Lawson (pass Hammond from Lawson)

Hil -- Wilson 12 run (Sato kick)

Hil -- Green 49 punt return. (Sato kick)

Cha -- Davis 11 pass from Scott (Shidler kick)

Hil -- Gunn 4 run (Sato kick)



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