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  1. Intriguing matchups fill Week 2's football schedule

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    For some teams Week 2 means the start of district play, and for pretty much every squad in the area, tonight's games promise to be ultra-competitive. All games are scheduled for a 7:30 p.m kickoff.

  2. Intriguing matchups fill Week 2's football schedule

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    Ray Ray is off and running.

    Sickles running back Ray Ray McCloud III torched Robinson last week for 174 yards rushing and two touchdowns as the Gryphons opened the year with a 33-7 victory. McCloud, who surpassed 4,000 career rushing yards in last week's win, is 1,744 yards from the county's all-time mark, set by …

  3. Sunday morning quarterback

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    Player of the week

    Dillon O'Toole, River Ridge

    Since getting hired at his alma mater in 2011, River Ridge coach Ryan Benjamin has spent a lot of time thinking about beating Land O'Lakes. He even bought a trophy — a gator mouth embedded on a black marble plaque — to give to the game …

    Dillon O’Toole, who had three sacks, holds the trophy coach Ryan Benjamin vowed to give the MVP of River Ridge’s first win over Land O’Lakes since 1996.
  4. Football: Pinellas County roundup

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  5. Pinellas Game of the Week: Countryside 25, Lakewood 20

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    ST. PETERSBURG — If Countryside was to have any chance against highly regarded Lakewood Friday night, somebody had to emerge as a playmaker.

    Dante Satcher was that player.

    Lakewood quarterback Ryan Davis tries to elude Countryside’s Andrew Brown. Davis finishes with 141 rushing yards and 166 passing yards.
  6. Football: Hillsborough County roundup

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    Berkeley Prep 44, Middleton 6: The Berkeley Prep special teams swarmed Middleton to set up a number of short scores, and quarterback Brad Mayes threw four TD. The Tigers, under new coach Jeff George, fumbled on the first play and Buc running back Gordon Stetson carried it in for an 8-yard TD on the next play to …

  7. Football: Steinbrenner at Plant City (no score)

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    PLANT CITY— After lightning delayed Plant City and Steinbrenner's game at the start of the second half, officials and administrators of both schools decided to void the game. It won't be made up.

  8. Football: Dunedin 45, Dixie Hollins 34

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  9. Football: St. Petersburg 41, Gibbs 8

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    ST. PETERSBURG — If there were any doubts about Austyn Causey's readiness to lead St. Petersburg High School, he answered them in a big way Friday night against Gibbs.

  10. Football: Lowndes (Ga.) 20, Plant 14

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    VALDOSTA , GA. — Known for its usually prolific offenses, Plant struggled to move the ball early in its season opener against Lowndes.

  11. Football: Osceola 15, Seminole 6

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    SEMINOLE — Ryan Allan scored two touchdowns and Wilan Harvey provided a bruising presence in Osceola's ground game in a 15-6 victory over county rival Seminole at Osceola High School on Friday.

  12. Football: Tarpon Springs 27, Clearwater 13

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  13. Football: Clearwater Central Catholic 38, Naples Lely 6

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    CLEARWATER — Clearwater Central Catholic used an efficient offense and a bend-but-don't-break defense to defeat nonconference opponent Naples Lely. The Marauders were in control the entire night, going up 14-0 before lightning delayed the game in the middle of the second quarter. Sophomore C.J. Cotman scored on a …

  14. Largo 40, Northeast 0

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    LARGO — Led by senior quarterback Donovan Hale, Largo rolled at home. Hale impressed from the start, gaining 169 yards in directing the Packers' attack. John Clark had 136 yards rushing and two touchdowns and Dakarai Allen lead the team with 84 receiving yards and snagged two touchdowns. Largo outgained the …

  15. North Suncoast Game of the Week: Sunlake 17, Pasco 13

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    DADE CITY — Sunlake's formula on offense is to run the ball, shove people around and play with the finesse of a smokestack.

    Sunlake wide receiver Nick Valdes can’t contain his jubilation after the Seawhawks’ big win.
  16. Football: Tampa Bay Tech 25, Newsome 17

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    LITHA — Coaches tell their teams to play to the last whistle and that's just what Tampa Bay Tech did. The Titans rallied in the final 1:40 behind the 1-2 punch of Clemson Tiger commit Deon Cain and junior Marchalo Judge.

  17. Football: Lennard 28, East Bay 7

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    GIBSONTON — Lennard matched its win total for the past two seasons and defeated its neighborhood rival in convincing fashion before a packed house. The Longhorns scored on their first three possessions to take a 21-0 lead and never looked back. Their defense forced five turnovers and recorded three sacks.

  18. Football: Seffner Christian Academy 42, Lake Mary 0

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    TAMPA — Seffner Christian Academy dominated thanks to four interceptions and two fumble recoveries in the season opener for both teams. Seffner Christian running back/linebacker Karmi Mackey seemed to be all over the ball, scoring four of the team's six touchdowns.

  19. Hillsborough Game of the Week: Sickles 33, Robinson 7

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    TAMPA — Last season was the most successful in Sickles history, the Gryphons winning a district title and their first-ever playoff games en route to the region finals.

    Sickles quarterback Isaac Holder, who ran for 127 yards, gets taken down by Robinson’s Anthony Krause Jr.
  20. Football: Jefferson 28, Alonso 12

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    TAMPA — Both defenses were stout in the early going. By Jefferson's fourth possession, its bigger, more physical offensive line began to open holes for backs Corey Walker and Mondreas Lofton. That opened up the passing game for quarterback Cade Weldon, who scorched Alonso for three touchdowns. Alonso and …