PLANT CITY — In a cross district matchup, Plant City easily handed Gaither its their fourth loss in a row. The loss extended the Cowboys' (1-5) scoreless streak to 12 quarters. Plant City (4-3) has won three in a row.
Plant City took the opening kickoff and scored on a 75-yard run by Cortez Hargrett. Bennie Coney added two touchdown run from 17 and 8 yards before the half. Coney also delivered a 45-yard touchdown strike to tight end Jordan Prestwood in the third quarter to close out scoring.
The Raiders delivered 441 yards of total offense, 315 on the ground, and held the Cowboys to only 145 yards of total offense. The Cowboys came close to breaking their scoring drought, moving the ball to the Raiders 25 but four straight incomplete passes turned the ball over on downs. Penalties were trouble for both sides. The teams combined for 16 for 137 yards.
Matthew Richardson, Times correspondent