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Football: East Lake 36, Dunedin 6

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

Football: East Lake 36, Dunedin 6 09/12/14 [Last modified: Friday, September 12, 2014 10:55pm]
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