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Middleton 63, Steinbrenner 7

TAMPA — Middleton (4-2, 3-1) was led by a dominant rushing attack, as the Tigers backs totaled 390 yards and six touchdowns.

Middleton's Maurice Campbell led the way with 111 yards and two touchdowns. Vasty Paul and Earnest Mingo had long runs for touchdowns, Mingo for 58 yards and Paul 64.

Tigers quarterback Willie Clay and wide receiver Justin Sanders connected three times for 52 yards and two touchdowns.

Steinbrenner was hurt by costly turnovers. The Warriors (1-3, 1-3) had two lost fumbles and an interception that was returned 64 yards for a touchdown by Josh Pease.

Steinbrenner was held to 90 total yards. The Warriors' only score came on a 10-yard pass by Christian Carriere to Tobi Antigha.

Cason Ulmer, Times correspondent

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