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Northside Christian 47, Carrollwood Day 10

ST. PETERSBURG — Chris Culbreth and Northside Christian aren't headed to the playoffs, but the Mustangs were thrilled to get one more chance to take the field.

Culbreth rushed for a season-high 218 yards and scored three touchdowns as Northside (8-3) defeated Carrollwood Day (9-2) in a bowl game Thursday night.

Culbreth's previous high this season was 206. After the game he said 218 was a career high. His three touchdowns were carries of 43, 6 and 21 yards.

"This was real fun," said Culbreth, a senior. "But I thought I had a bad game."

Quarterback Jimmy VanDeilen also took advantage of the extra game. He completed four passes for 145 yards, including a 51-yard touchdown to Jeremy Smith and an 82-yard touchdown to Andrew Speake.

The Mustangs held Carrollwood to 48 yards rushing and picked off two passes.

The Patriots' scores came in the first quarter, as quarterback Billy Embody found Michael Kanter for a 59-yard touchdown and Brian Warren kicked a 43-yard field goal.

The bowl game was possible because both independent teams had winning records and neither made the playoffs.

Doug Kates, Times correspondent

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