Spring football at Spoto

Tampa Catholic 30, Lennard 0; Spoto 16, Lennard 6; Tampa Catholic, 14 Spoto 0

By Chris Moore, Times correspondent
Published May 19, 2007

Spring game-breakers: Tampa Catholic rotated Christian Green, CJ Bennett and Billy Lyons at quarterback. Green received the majority of reps and scored twice - once on a 27-yard TD scramble after evading a heavy Spoto pass rush and a 37-yard pass to 6-4 receiver Nick Castellano, who made a leaping catch in the end zone....Spoto's Travis Jackson had the evening's longest play from scrimmage against Lennard - a 61 yard touchdown run off the left tackle.

Did you know? Lennard and Spoto enter their first seasons of varsity competition next fall. ...Lennard fumbled four snaps; one sailed high into its end zone for a Tampa Catholic safety. A fifth fumble was returned 37 yards for a Spoto touchdown.

Audible 1: "He likes to bring the wood." Spoto coach Jim Palmer on sophomore strong safety Daryl Hernandez, who made several big hits.

Audible 2: "We started five freshmen on the O-line. We're still in JV mode." Lennard coach Jim Wilt