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Football: Durant 28, Sickles 6

PLANT CITY — Je' Twan Smith and Jarmarlon Hamilton each ran for a pair of touchdowns to lead Durant.

The Cougars improved to 5-2 with their fourth consecutive win. Sickles fell to 4-3 after losing for the third time in four weeks.

Smith, who ran for a team-high 131 yards on 22 carries, opened the scoring for the Cougars with a 29-yard run in the first quarter.

Hamilton scored on a 4-yard run in the second quarter, and Durant led 14-0 at halftime.

Sickles was limited to a pair of second-half field goals.

The Durant defense held Carey White, who rushed for a career-high 254 yards last week against Boca Ciega, to 34 yards on 17 carries. "Our defense basically stopped the best running back in the county," Smith said.

Travis Puterbaugh, Times correspondent


Football: Durant 28, Sickles 6 10/16/10 [Last modified: Saturday, October 16, 2010 1:48am]
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