At Crystal River
Score: Hernando 21, Crystal River 0 (three quarters)
Spring game-breakers: The Leopards amassed 261 yards on the ground and held Crystal River to only 11 yards rushing total. …Hernando scored on its opening drive when junior running back Justin Roberts ran for a 1-yard touchdown. It was set up by a rumbling Jeremiah Jackson (seven carries, 84 yards) 52-yard rush. …Junior Mondrell Brown scored two third-quarter touchdowns from 8 and 19 yards out to culminate the scoring. …Hernando junior quarterback Ra’shaad Hart had 12 carries for 98 yards and completed a pass for 56 yards to junior receiver Tyquon Carr. … Hernando’s Jesse Gaudin negated the Pirates’ best scoring chance of the night with a sack on a fourth-down play in the first.
Audible 1: “We came out kind of flat …but in the third we started playing Leopard ball. The backs started moving their feet, driving after initial contact, and we were catching the ball.” — Hernando assistant coach Abraham Dowdell