LUTZ — Steinbrenner battled wet field conditions to beat East Bay 20-14.
In a game with a total of 10 fumbles, a steady air game in the first half by sophomore quarterback Curtis Fitch helped the Warriors even the halftime score at 14.
Fitch finished the game with 106 yards and a touchdown through the air.
Even though the playing field was ripped up due to wet conditions, the Warriors racked up 131 yards on 37 carries to secure the running game.
Steinbrenner coach Floyd Graham said he was happy with his squad coming away with the win but knew playing on the wet surface was challenging.
"It was horrible," Graham said. "It completely limited what we wanted to do. We also have to play better to make district. But regardless, I'm happy we won the game."
Michael Paonessa, Times correspondent