Saturday, April 21, 2018
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Spring football: East Lake 54, Osceola 14

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East Lake 54, Osceola 14

Spring game-breakers: Jake Hudson deftly directed the Eagles' new no-huddle offense, finishing 12-of-14 for 202 yards and three touchdowns in the first half. … Hudson's favorite target was George Campbell, one of the nation's top recruits, who had five catches for 106 yards and two touchdowns including one on a 62-yard post pattern. … Hudson's other touchdown pass was a 9-yarder to Trevor Okuniewski. … Bobby Goldinak relieved Hudson in the third quarter and was 4-of-4 for 50 yards, including a 24-yard touchdown pass to Zach Jarman. … Kyle Howarth hit a field goal to round out the scoring for East Lake's varsity in three quarters of play. … Osceola's varsity had 184 yards rushing. The Warriors touchdowns came on runs of 2 yards by Nick Shytle and 7 yards by Wilan Harvey. … Bronson Lynch finished with 65 yards rushing on nine carries for Osceola. … East Lake led 38-14 during the three quarters that the varsity played.

Did you know? East Lake's junior varsity tacked on two more scores in the fourth quarter. … Coaches from Florida Atlantic, Georgia, Michigan and Virginia Tech attended the game. … Osceola's Frank Lattimore was knocked unconscious after tackling Okuniewski on a reception late in the second quarter. … Lattimore was taken off on a stretcher for precautionary reasons.

Audible 1: "I talked to some of the coaches before the game, and I wanted to bring some fire and electricity for this game. But Jake and a lot of other receivers brought electricity, too. We kept a good tempo and looked pretty strong on offense." — Campbell

Audible 2: "The offense has looked good in practice, but (we wanted to) have success with it in a game against another team. We're all a lot more comfortable and now everyone will be buying into what we're trying to do." — Hudson

Bob Putnam, Times staff writer

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