RUSKIN — By halftime, Freedom 7-2 (2-1) was up 24-0 over Lennard 3-6 (2-4), led by quarterback Tyler Guy who rushed for a touchdown to put his team up 7-0 early.
Guy then threw touchdowns to Keith Lewis and Robert Lohnes to put the Patriots up 17-0, after an additional 35-yard field goal by Alex Landetta.
Guy passed for 134 yards in the first half alone (finishing with 174).
After halftime, the Patriots continued where they left off, with TJ Mutcherson returning the kickoff 83 yards for a touchdown.
"We had to gain some momentum going into the playoffs against Countryside next week and we did that today. It was a great effort on both sides of the ball," Freedom coach James Harrell said.
For Lennard, Fred Porter rushed for 113 yards on just eight carries.
Ben Keller, Times correspondent