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Seminole soars past Pinellas Park

The gym was rocking in Pinellas Park Wednesday night as the Patriots played host to the Seminole Warhawks. In game one the Patriots hung tight going point for point with Seminole until the Warhawks were able to pull away with a 10 point victory (25-15).

In game two it was much of the same as the Warhawks were too strong for the Patriots. Seminole won the second match (25-12)

For game three the Patriots were not ready to give up without a fight, and they turned in their best showing of the night...however it still was not enough to declaw the Warhawks who won (25-17) sweeping the match 3-0.

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Countryside defeats East Lake 27-21

Tarpon Springs, FL - The East Lake Eagles and the Countryside Cougars are not in the same district, but they are north Pinellas County neighbors, which makes for an intense rivalry.

Coming into this game, the Eagles wanted to prove they are not only the best team in north Pinellas, but the best in all of Pinellas County.

Countryside got on the board first when fullback Ryan Yates scored from two yards.

East Lake tied the game late in the first half when quarterback Pete DiNovo connected on an 18-yard score to Tyler Lane.

The Eagles took a 14-7 lead on the first play of the second half, when DiNovo hit Artavis Scott for an 80 yard touchdown.

But then the Cougars got their running game going.   Diomi Roberts scored on a 2-yard run, and Ryan Yates dove in for his second touchdown, giving Countryside a lead they wouldn't relinguish.

Palm Harbor beats St. Pete 35-26

Palm Harbor beats St. Pete 35-26

ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- The Palm Harbor Hurricanes traveled to St. Petersburg H.S. and survived a 4th quarter surge from the Green Devils to pick up the road victory.

The Hurricanes were up 21-10 in the 3rd quarter and stretched their lead with a Ryan Myers touchdown rush to put Palm Harbor up 28-10.

The Green Devils kept it close, logging two touchdowns in the 4th quarter along with two 2-point conversions.

Lakewood shuts out Blake 28-0

Lakewood shuts out Blake 28-0

Playing at home in front of a huge crowd, the Blake Yellow Jackets fought the good fight, but, in the end, fell to Lakewood 28-0.

The Lakewood Spartans took their aerial attack on the road Friday night with Quarterback Tracy Johnson throwing three touchdowns in a 28-0 shellacking of the Yellow Jackets.

The Lakewood defense manhandled the Jackets all night long, sacking Blake quarterback Shane Gilmore and keeping Blake out of the end zone all night long.

The Spartans stay unbeaten at 2-0.

Gibbs beats St. Petersburg 12-5

With a score that sounds more like baseball than football the Gibbs Gladiators beat the St. Petersburg Green Devils 12-5.

St. Petersburg scored on a safety to lead this very low scoring affair 2-0 at the half.  The St. Pete Green Devils came up with some defense to keeps the Gladiators out of the end zone for a time, but Devonte While tossed a 14 yard touchdown pass to Gary Simon to lead 6-5.

Gibbs topped off a bizare ball game when Emmanual Stewart scored an 80 yard touchdown in the 4th.  Gibbs missed the point after but won the game 12-5 the final at St. Petersburg.

Boca Ciega preps for new season

Gulfport, FL - The Boca Ciega Pirates, under new head coach Antez Brinson, held their annual preseason scrimmage.  Fans and parents lined the sidelines with lawn chairs, eager to get a first peak at the young team.

The Pirates, hoping to rebound from a 4-6 season, find themselves in the new 6A District 7, along with preseason favorites Largo and Tarpon Springs.

Boca Ciega will travel to Countryside to take on the Cougars in the Kickoff Classic on Friday, Sept. 2.