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Football: Zephyrhills 37, Ridgewood 35

NEW PORT RICHEY — Ridgewood outgained Zephyrhills 678 yards to 512 on Friday, but the Bulldogs eked out the 37-35 win.

The Rams rallied late, with Will Fulmer hitting tight end Max Livingstone for a 74-yard score to trail the Bulldogs 34-27 going into the fourth quarter. With 1:16 left, Elton Grigley scored on 11-yard run to bring the Rams within a point. After a two-point conversion pass from Fulmer to Tyler Vito, the Rams went ahead 35-34.

Bulldogs (4-3, 4-1) kicker Zack Gleaton made a 35-yard field goal as time expired for the final margin.

Grigley had 165 yards on 20 carries and a TD for the Rams (1-7, 1-4), who trailed 28-14 before the break. Zephyrhills's Willie Williams carried 17 times for 200 yards and four touchdowns.

Bradley Schenk, Times correspondent

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