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Football: Clearwater 56, Dunedin 0

Published Sep. 24, 2016

CLEARWATER — The host Tornadoes (3-0) dominated Dunedin (0-3) on Homecoming night, winning 56-0. After a bit of a slow start, Clearwater scored 14 points in just eight seconds late in the first quarter.

Adarius Lemons ran for a 1-yard touchdown to put the Tornadoes on the board. Dunedin took over at its own 20 and on the first play lost a fumble that was returned by Charod Streater for a touchdown.

Clearwater continued to pour it on in the second quarter with Lemons running for a 1-yard touchdown. On the next drive he caught a 47-yard touchdown pass from Austin Day to put the Tornadoes up 28-0. Day capped off the half with a 1-yard touchdown run, giving Clearwater a 35-0 lead and running clock in the second half.

The Tornadoes found the end zone on all three of their second-half drives. Day threw third-quarter touchdown passes of 26 yards to Tahron Young and 28 yards to Semaj James.

Key drive: After being stopped on downs on their opening drive, the Tornadoes went to work on their second, taking over at their own 47 and driving 53 yards in five plays. A 26-yard run by Jarius Williams moved the ball into Dunedin territory and a 25-yard reception by Jacquez Jones helped set up Lemons' first 1-yard touchdown run.

Stars of the game: Day had a near perfect game for Clearwater, completing 14 of 17 attempts for 275 yards and three touchdowns; he also ran for a score. … Lemons had 10 carries for 44 yards and two touchdowns along with a 47-yard touchdown reception. … Jones had seven catches for 87 yards.

Stats of the game: Clearwater held Dunedin to minus-9 yards of offense. Dunedin only had two first downs and crossed midfield once in 11 possessions, reaching the Clearwater 20.


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