LARGO — Quarterback Casey Woods threw for 225 yards and four touchdowns, three to Sean Culkin, and Indian Rocks Christian routed Keswick Christian 38-14 on Friday.
Woods hooked up with Culkin twice in the second quarter on scoring throws of 10 and 16 yards as the Golden Eagles overcame an early deficit.
Keswick Christian scored first. Quarterback Taylor Angell completed short passes to Jayln Coleman, then threw a 41-yard strike to Alex Powell to put the Crusaders in the red zone. Kristian Craig did the rest, bouncing off a couple of defenders on an 11-yard touchdown run. Craig finished with a game-high 123 yards rushing and two touchdowns.
But it was all IRC, as the defense did not allow another score until the fourth quarter.
In the second half, IRC kicker Rhett Hammil nailed a 34-yard field goal for a 17-7 lead.
Woods later completed a pass to Vinny Capobianco across the middle and he darting up the sideline for a 30-yard TD.
Culkin, who finished with five receptions, caught another touchdown of 14 yards in the fourth quarter.
Kendall Brandenburg sealed the game for IRC, dashing down the sideline for a 48-yard TD.
Justin Miller, Times correspondent