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Football: Jesuit 31, Gibbs 0

TAMPA — Jesuit's homecoming was a one-sided affair. The Tigers didn't allow Gibbs to cross midfield and completed their Class 5A, District 8 schedule with a perfect record in a 31-0 victory Friday night in the rain.

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It was the eighth consecutive victory and third shutout for Jesuit, which ends its regular season Nov. 10 against Tampa Catholic.

Jesuit allowed only one first down (with 6:21 remaining), limited Gibbs to 7 yards on 27 offensive plays, and had four first-half sacks. The Gladiators finished with minus-39 yards rushing on 12 carries.

Rico Gonzalez rushed for 106 yards on 22 carries and scored the only touchdown Jesuit needed on a 4-yard burst in the first quarter. Quarterback Tommy Eveld completed 8 of 13 passes for 104 yards and two scores, a 33-yarder to Bryce Walker and a 10-yarder to Travis Johnson. The Tigers had three 10-play scoring drives and controlled the clock with 18 first downs.

Kevin Newman added 77 yards rushing and scored once for the Tigers. Bryce Greene kicked a 38-yard field goal.

Don Jensen, Times correspondent


Football: Jesuit 31, Gibbs 0 10/28/11 [Last modified: Saturday, October 29, 2011 12:43am]
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