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Spoto 46, Lennard 16

RIVERVIEW — Rodney Williams put his stamp on Friday night's game with Lennard.

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Williams had a sack, recovered a fumble for a touchdown, picked off a pass, was in on seemingly every tackle, punched in two short TD runs and scored on a 2-point conversion.

About the only thing Williams didn't do was lead the band.

Spoto (3-0) scored 20 in the final quarter to pull away from the visiting Longhorns to match last year's win total.

"We want to make it to the playoffs," Williams said. "There's a lot of stuff changing around here."

First-year Spoto coach Dale Caparaso effusively praised his sophomore middle linebacker.

"Rodney is just a gifted, talented, mature 15-year-old," Caparaso said. "He's a fun kid who has a bright future ahead of him as long as he takes care of things academically."

Touchdowns runs from quarterback J.B. Burgess (4-of-5, 72 yards passing), Jamar Burns (two rushing TDs) and Williams gave Spoto a 20-0 lead. But quarterback Andrew Burdick scored on a 3-yard run in the third quarter to make it 20-9.

Lennard (1-2) then forced a three and out, but Orey Gaines' 54-yard punt pinned the Longhorns at their 8-yard line. Two plays later, Sergio Robinson recovered a fumble and Williams scored his second touchdown of the night.

Spoto 46
Lennard 16

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