Bishop McLaughlin is shut out in Lakeland

By Special to the Times
Published October 1, 2006

LAKELAND - Junior quarterback Mike Sikjefte completed eight straight passes, four of them for touchdowns, to lead Victory Christian to a resounding 49-0 victory over Bishop McLaughlin on Friday night in a Class B, District 6 game at Bryant Stadium.

Sikjefte threw scoring passes of 7 yards to Art Evans, 21 to Sean Beckford, 23 to Beckford and 7 to David Wilson.

The other touchdowns came on running touchdowns of 5 and 19 yards by Dominique Booker and 29 yards by Marcus Harper.

Victory (3-3) improved to 2-0 in the district, setting up a showdown with unbeaten Keswick Christian on the road next Friday. Bishop McLaughlin (3-3) is 1-2 in district play.

Sikjefte finished with 187 yards passing, while Booker rushed for 144 yards on 13 carries.