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Spring football: Lakeland 24, Tarpon Springs 3

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Lakeland 24, Tarpon Springs 3

Spring game-breakers: The Spongers ran for 113 yards, led by Darius Daniels' 52 yards on 16 carries. Daniels also threw for 59 yards against the Dreadnaughts. … Quarterback Wyatt Wikle was 3-for-5 for 24 yards, but he threw two interceptions. Louis Pappas was 2-for-6 for 36 yards, and he was intercepted once. … The Spongers reached the red zone twice, their lone score coming in the first half on a 34-yard field goal by Michael Hill. The other threat ended with a fumble. … The Spongers had 11 first downs but turned the ball over five times. … Tarpon Springs committed five penalties for 45 yards and gave up 259 yards of offense.

Did you know? The Spongers forced the Dreadnaughts into three-and-outs on their first two possessions. Because Lakeland was breaking in a new offensive line, its starters on the line played into the fourth quarter to help running back Rodney Watson reach 108 yards on the night.

Lakeland Ledger

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