TARPON SPRINGS — And to think Tarpon Springs' victory could have been even bigger.With a three-touchdown run in the second half, the Spongers shook off a fourth-quarter Anclote lead and ran away to the victory to hold onto the rivalry's Rusty Anchor trophy.Despite losing two touchdowns to penalties, Tarpon Springs gained 455 yards — 318 in the second half — as well as forcing three turnovers. Key drives: Anclote had a beauty in the second quarter, converting three fourth downs including a 15-yard fake-punt run by Chris Denbleyker and 20-yard Brandon Vinkler-to-Denver Eldredge pass. On play No. 16, Vinkler snuck 6 yards to score for a 7-6 lead. After the teams swapped 50-yard TD runs, the Spongers took the lead for good with 8:26 left in the game. After playing the first quarter, sophomore quarterback Justice Parham returned with a perfect touch pass to Rashad Higgins for 33 yards. Deannian Wright rushed for two first downs before Donald Davis rode big blocks from Chawn Bryant and Noble Katzer to a 5-yard scoring romp. Stars of the game: Parham showed confidence in going 7 of 11 for 138 yards and two TDs. Workhorse back Nick Koulianos had 94 of Tarpon's 297 rushing yards on 17 carries. Stats of the game: Defensive end Shawn Smith had three sacks for the victors. Anclote was led by junior Braxton Johnson (15 carries, 108 yards, 1 TD) and Vinkler (135 total yards, 1 TD). Tarpon drew 16 penalty flags for 122 yards. Final word: "With big decisions like this, I like to take the advice of my staff. But it won't just be decided from this game. Next week is going to be a big competition to determine who will be our starting quarterback." — Spongers coach Mike Lube on the battle between Parham and mobile junior Jerome Fowler (47 offensive yards on Friday).