TAMPA — Tampa Bay Tech's defense allowed only 110 yards and forced four turnovers in a 35-7 nondistrict victory against Chamberlain on Friday night.
The Titans (2-2) built a 35-0 lead with five players scoring. The Chiefs (1-3) avoided the shutout with a minute left on a 12-yard pass from Thaddeus Baxley to Blake Bell on fourth down.
TBT compiled 347 offensive yards, including 239 on 28 rushing attempts. Devonte McCloud led the Titans with 81 yards on seven carries. TBT took a 14-0 second-quarter lead as Jonathon Williams hit Dorian Ferrell on a 43-yard pass, and McCloud raced 60 yards. Qareeb Ahmed, Lamarq Caldwell and Cludner LaCount added rushing touchdowns.
Chamberlain netted 28 yards on the ground, with 13 of 24 attempts resulting in negative yardage.
Don Jensen, Times correspondent