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2150580 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2013-11-03 03:35:38.0 UTC 2013-11-02T23:35:38.000-04:00 hillsborough-sunday-morning-quarterback published 2013-11-03 03:35:06.0 UTC 2013-11-02T23:35:06.000-04:00 sports/footballpreps DTI 113575204 Hillsborough Super 7 1. Armwood (9-0, 8-0): Egad! The Hawks gave up a touchdown for just the second time in their past four games but routed Chamberlain 38-7. 2. Plant (8-1-1, 5-0): The Panthers were already headed for the playoffs, but why not ruin someone else's chances? The Panthers beat Alonso 56-27 and cruises into their ninth straight postseason. 3. Sickles (8-1, 5-0): Don't look past that stingy defense, which held Tampa Bay Tech to its fewest yards this season in a 35-8 win. The Gryphons have allowed 21 total points in their past three games. 4. Tampa Catholic (8-1, 5-0): Senior Kenny Bryant (110 yards) and the Crusaders ran over Bishop McLaughlin 56-3 for their eighth consecutive win. Next stop before the playoffs: a grudge match against rival Jesuit. 5. Jefferson (8-1, 7-1): After a 56-0 win over Blake, this week's matchup against Steinbrenner will be just another tuneup for a playoff opener against Largo. 6. Plant City (7-2, 3-1): The Raiders, who beat Brandon 26-3, appear to be peaking at the right time. We'll soon see if the three-game win streak will carry over to the three-way tiebreaker for district title. 7. Jesuit (6-3, 2-0): Now the Tigers, who beat Middleton 35-0, and Tampa Catholic both have district titles in their pockets heading into Friday's rivalry game. Blind side Things we didn't see coming: Sickles destroys TBT: Tampa Bay Tech appeared to be one of the best teams around earlier in the season, but Sickles scored 21 points in the first quarter and never let up. Berkeley Prep tops Frostproof: The Bucs' 2-3 district record is deceiving, considering they lost to Tampa Catholic, Lakeland Christian and Fort Meade by a combined 12 points. Scoring 21 unanswered points to top the Bulldogs 21-3 was a validation of a strong team. Wharton's comeback: The Wildcats' 22-point fourth quarter in a 30-23 win over Bloomingdale wasn't a shock. The fact that it came without a touchdown pass is remarkable. Tiebreaker preview Plant City, East Bay and Strawberry Crest will vie for the two 7A-8 playoff berths at Plant City on Monday. Their district records are identical at 3-1, but the matchups have been lopsided; two of the three games between them were decided by at least three touchdowns. East Bay keeps finding unconventional ways to win, such as scoring two fourth-quarter safeties in Friday's 10-7 win over Durant. Strawberry Crest's young program has a shot at its first playoff appearance in program history and should be refreshed coming off of a bye week. Expect Plant City QB Landon Galloway to be one of the night's key players. Since East Bay held the UCF commitment to 38 passing yards and two interceptions in a 19-13 Indians win, Galloway has completed 64 percent of his passes and accounted for 11 touchdowns. Five stars of the night Plant City RB Sterling Day: He rushed for three touchdowns in a 26-3 win over Brandon 26-3 that forced the 7A-8 tiebreaker. Wharton RB Jeff Keil: His three rushing TDs included the biggest of the night — the winner in the closing seconds of a must-win game over Bloomingdale. He added the two-point conversion for good measure. Hillsborough QB Dwayne Lawson: The junior threw for 311 yards and accounted for four touchdowns — three passing, one rushing — in a 40-10 win against Robinson. Gaither QB Alex McGough: The FIU commitment threw for 189 yards and ran for 125, including a 60-yard touchdown with less than a minute to go in a 35-30 win against Steinbrenner. Cambridge Christian QB Garrett Young: The 6-foot-1 junior rushed for a touchdown, threw for a TD and returned an interception for a score in a 29-6 win over Canterbury. By the numbers 6 Victories for King, which secured its second winning season since 2004 97 Points scored by Tampa Catholic in the past two weeks 1,655 Rushing yards for Ray Ray McCloud III this season after Friday's 216-yard, three-touchdown game against Tampa Bay Tech Final five words Can anyone stop Ray Ray? By <a href="/writers/matt-baker">Matt Baker</a> and <a href="/writers/kelly-parsons">Kelly Parsons</a>, Times Staff Writers Sports, Football, Preps, hillsborough Hillsborough: Sunday morning quarterback TJOHNSONN 4STC Sports 2 Star dhvrppmxttnp dhvrp Sunday morning quarterback Hillsborough 15 hil_SMQ110313 Sunday morning quarterback 2013-11-03 04:00:00.0 UTC 2013-11-03T00:00:00.000-04:00 1 Trina Thompson, a logistics coordinator who works in the Middle East, cheers on her son, Tampa Bay Tech back Deon Thompson. /resources/images/dti/2013/11/c4s_hilpreps110313_11848599.jpg EVE EDELHEIT | Times /resources/images/dti/rendered/2013/11/c4s_hilpreps110313_11848599_4col.jpg/resources/images/dti/rendered/2013/11/c4s_hilpreps110313_11848599_8col.jpg true templatedata/tampabaytimes/StaffArticle/data/2013/11/02/113575204-hillsborough-sunday-morning-quarterback StaffArticle sports,footballFootballsports,preps,footballHigh School Footballsports,prepsHigh School SportsHillsborough Super 71. Armwood (9-0, 8-0): Egad! The Hawks gave up a touchdown for just the second time in their past four games but routed Chamberlain 38-7.Sports, Football, Preps, hillsboroughSports, Football, Preps, hillsborough<span style="display:none;" class="author vcard"><span class="fn">MATT BAKER</span><span class="fn">KELLY PARSONS</span></span><span style="display:none;" class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Tampa Bay Times</span></span><a rel="item-license" href="/universal/user_agreement.shtml">&#169; 2016 Tampa Bay Times</a><br /><br />Times Staff Writers 2283083 2016-06-24 23:09:17.0 UTC 2 Months Ago captains-corner-tarpon-and-the-morning-not-mixing sports/outdoors Captain's Corner: Tarpon and the morning not mixing StaffArticle 2290698 2016-08-24 01:41:57.0 UTC 6 Days Ago brett-kean-named-usfs-backup-quarterback sports Brett Kean named USF's backup quarterback StaffArticle 2280333 2016-06-05 00:47:18.0 UTC 3 Months Ago rays-twins-sunday-preview sports/baseball/rays Rays-Twins Sunday preview StaffArticle <p><b>Hillsborough Super 7</b></p> <p><b>1. Armwood (9-0, 8-0):</b> Egad! The Hawks gave up a touchdown for just the second time in their past four games but routed Chamberlain 38-7.</p> <p><b>2. Plant (8-1-1, 5-0):</b> The Panthers were already headed for the playoffs, but why not ruin someone else's chances? The Panthers beat Alonso 56-27 and cruises into their ninth straight postseason.</p> <p><b>3. Sickles (8-1, 5-0):</b> Don't look past that stingy defense, which held Tampa Bay Tech to its fewest yards this season in a 35-8 win. The Gryphons have allowed 21 total points in their past three games.</p> <p><b>4. Tampa Catholic (8-1, 5-0): </b>Senior Kenny Bryant (110 yards) and the Crusaders ran over Bishop McLaughlin 56-3 for their eighth consecutive win. Next stop before the playoffs: a grudge match against rival Jesuit.</p> <p><b>5. Jefferson (8-1, 7-1):</b> After a 56-0 win over Blake, this week's matchup against Steinbrenner will be just another tuneup for a playoff opener against Largo.</p> <p><b>6. Plant City (7-2, 3-1):</b> The Raiders, who beat Brandon 26-3, appear to be peaking at the right time. We'll soon see if the three-game win streak will carry over to the three-way tiebreaker for district title.</p> <p><b>7. Jesuit (6-3, 2-0):</b> Now the Tigers, who beat Middleton 35-0, and Tampa Catholic both have district titles in their pockets heading into Friday's rivalry game.</p> <p><b>Blind side</b></p> <p>Things we didn't see coming:</p> <p><b>Sickles destroys TBT: </b>Tampa Bay Tech appeared to be one of the best teams around earlier in the season, but Sickles scored 21 points in the first quarter and never let up.</p> <p><b>Berkeley Prep tops Frostproof:</b> The Bucs' 2-3 district record is deceiving, considering they lost to Tampa Catholic, Lakeland Christian and Fort Meade by a combined 12 points. Scoring 21 unanswered points to top the Bulldogs 21-3 was a validation of a strong team.</p> <p><b>Wharton's comeback:</b> The Wildcats' 22-point fourth quarter in a 30-23 win over Bloomingdale wasn't a shock. The fact that it came without a touchdown pass is remarkable.</p> <p><b>Tiebreaker preview</b></p> <p>Plant City, East Bay and Strawberry Crest will vie for the two 7A-8 playoff berths at Plant City on Monday. Their district records are identical at 3-1, but the matchups have been lopsided; two of the three games between them were decided by at least three touchdowns.</p> <p>East Bay keeps finding unconventional ways to win, such as scoring two fourth-quarter safeties in Friday's 10-7 win over Durant.</p> <p>Strawberry Crest's young program has a shot at its first playoff appearance in program history and should be refreshed coming off of a bye week.</p> <p>Expect Plant City QB Landon Galloway to be one of the night's key players. Since East Bay held the UCF commitment to 38 passing yards and two interceptions in a 19-13 Indians win, Galloway has completed 64 percent of his passes and accounted for 11 touchdowns.</p> <p><b>Five stars of the night</b></p> <p><b>Plant City RB Sterling Day:</b> He rushed for three touchdowns in a 26-3 win over Brandon 26-3 that forced the 7A-8 tiebreaker.</p> <p><b>Wharton RB Jeff Keil: </b>His three rushing TDs included the biggest of the night — the winner in the closing seconds of a must-win game over Bloomingdale. He added the two-point conversion for good measure.</p> <p><b>Hillsborough QB Dwayne Lawson: </b>The junior threw for 311 yards and accounted for four touchdowns — three passing, one rushing — in a 40-10 win against Robinson.</p> <p><b>Gaither QB Alex McGough: </b>The FIU commitment threw for 189 yards and ran for 125, including a 60-yard touchdown with less than a minute to go in a 35-30 win against Steinbrenner.</p> <p><b>Cambridge Christian QB Garrett Young:</b> The 6-foot-1 junior rushed for a touchdown, threw for a TD and returned an interception for a score in a 29-6 win over Canterbury.</p> <p><b>By the numbers</b></p> <p>6 Victories for King, which secured its second winning season since 2004</p> <p>97 Points scored by Tampa Catholic in the past two weeks</p> <p>1,655 Rushing yards for Ray Ray McCloud III this season after Friday's 216-yard, three-touchdown game against Tampa Bay Tech</p> <p><b>Final five words</b></p> <p>Can anyone stop Ray Ray?</p>trueruntime2016-08-30 05:32:27