TAMPA — Robinson (8-1, 7-1) came in averaging 32.5 points per game, while Middleton (0-10, 0-9) averaged 9.6. On Friday, Robinson upped its average and Middleton, well, didn't.
Robinson's Vidal Woodruff, Martin Ruiz and Byron Pringle wreaked havoc in a 44-0 victory. Woodruff went 11-for-17 for 167 passing yards and two touchdowns, one each to Tre Leonard and Byron Pringle. Ruiz had 110 yards and three touchdown runs.
In a span of 1 minute, 11 seconds in the first quarter, Robinson threw a TD pass, recorded a safety and ran back the ensuing kick for a TD and a 16-0 lead.
Robinson, which plays Plant next, did punt until the beginning of the fourth quarter.
Middleton was shutout for the third time, had 8 passing yards and 99 yards of total offense.
Paul Driscoll, Times correspondent