DUNEDIN — East Lake shook off a slow start to defeat Dunedin on the road. East Lake pinned Dunedin at its 9 and forced a fumble by quarterback Argi Radani which was recovered by Carson Lydon in the end zone. East Lake extended the lead to 14-0 on Lydon's 12-yard run. In the second quarter East Lake turned it over on back to back possessions on an interception by Jayven Fitzpatrick and a fumble. But the Eagles rebounded to kick two field goals and take a 20-0 lead at halftime. In the second half East Lake broke the game open on touchdown passes by Jake Hudson to Kyle Fearrington and Bryce Miller.
Key drives: East Lake drove 37 yards on seven plays on its first touchdown drive, then drove nine plays for 31 yards to set up Daniel LaCamera's first field goal for a three-possession margin.
Play of the game: George Campbell caught 31-yard pass on third and 13 to keep East Lake's first possession alive.
Stars of the game: Aside from Lydon, Hudson completed 16-of-23 passes for 188 yards and two touchdowns. Miller had five catches for 78 yards and a touchdown. Campbell had three catches for 52 yards. For Dunedin, Janiero Crankfield had three catches for 60 yards and a score.
Stat of the game: East Lake held Dunedin to 78 yards of total offense, 60 of those coming on one play. Dunedin held East Lake to 250 yards of offense.
Colby Cole, Times correspondent