At Pinellas Park
Springstead 14, Pinellas Park 14
Spring game-breakers: Springstead trailed 14-0 before a fourth-quarter comeback led by quarterback Brian Beeker. First he connected on a fourth-and-5 pass to Ryan Buckley to keep a late drive alive. Then Beeker ran in a touchdown from 40 yards out to cut the deficit to 14-6. Eagles running back Devin Huff then brought the Eagles within two on a touchdown run. A two-point conversion pass from Beeker to Tom Hyde tied the score with 49 seconds left.
Audible 1: "We've got some work to do. After a long bus ride and the way it went early, it would have been easy to hang their heads. They didn't; they picked up their intensity. …I'm pleased with the way we hung in there." — Springstead coach Bill Vonada
Audible 2: "We had a number of people make plays. Brian Beeker made good decisions. Huff made some nice runs. The intensity picked up as the game went on." — Vonada
Izzy Gould, Times staff writer