Brandon 28, Bloomingdale 6
East Bay 21, Riverview 7
Spring game-breakers: Eagles running back Shawn Council (four carries, 47 yards) provided a couple highlight plays, with a 40-yard run and a ferocious hit on Bloomingdale quarterback David Dittfeld. The Bulls looked toward the spread offense all evening, as Dittfeld finished 12-of-19 passing for 109 yards through the air. Dittfeld score the Bulls' lone touchdown. …The Indians relied on a powerful option-rushing attack to defeat Riverview. East Bay used a stable of six backs throughout the second half. Sharks fullback Drake Pickford rushed for 55 yards and scored the lone touchdown.
Did you know? Brandon's rushing attack was on full display Friday evening in the Eagles' one half of play vs. Bloomingdale, as the Eagles racked up 221 yards rushing on just 19 attempts. …East Bay running back Keionne Barnes finished with a 17.5-yards-per-carry average after rushing for 70 yards on only four carries.
Audible 1: " We know we have some running backs. We are kind of young on both the offensive and defensive line and hopefully up front we can open up some holes for the backs this fall." — Brandon coach John Lima
Audible 2: " For only three weeks of spring football, I thought we looked pretty good. We are all excited and this win should be a little extra motivation going into the summer." — East Bay coach Brian Thornton
Andy Villamarzo, Times correspondent