At Spoto in Riverview
Tampa Catholic 17, Mulberry 14
Spoto 20, Lennard 0
Spring game-breakers: Mulberry had a chance in the final minute to upset TC, but Jeremi Wilkes' interception sealed the win. … TC's Henry McCloud scored on a 75-yard run to tie the score in the first quarter; he totaled 128 yards on the night. …Christian Green connected on a 57-yard pass to Joe Ogle for TC's tying score late in the second quarter. …Tampa Catholic's Mike Palaveda kicked the winning 15-yard field goal with 37 seconds left. …Spoto's Rodney Williams punched in a score with a 1-yard run and had numerous sacks. …Danny Taylor capped Spoto's scoring with a 36-yard sprint late in the game.
Did you know? Spoto will debut new silver and black uniforms this season. …For the first time in program history, a new Lennard quarterback, Shannon Gains, will take snaps under center. He replaces the recently-graduated Andrew Burdick.
Audible: "We did some good things. We managed the game, we ran the two-minute drill when we had to, and I think we played fairly well. We need to get healthy, and if we do that, I think we should be okay." — Tampa Catholic coach Bob Henriquez
Peter Pupello, Times correspondent