Apopka 49 – Deland 7; Listen to the Week 3 Broadcast

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from the Orlando Sentinel

Unbeaten Apopka spotted DeLand an early touchdown then stormed back Friday to overwhelm the Bulldogs 49-7 with 514 yards rushing.

The Blue Darters, 3-0 and ranked No. 2 in the Sentinel 16, averaged 14.3 yards per carry on 36 rushes with senior Odunayo Seriki having his coming-out party. He led the Darters with 224 yards and four touchdowns on just seven carries.

Demetri Burch added 135 yards and a score on 12 attempts. Apopka didn’t attempt a pass.

DeLand quarterback Quinn Dawson had a solid night passing as he hit 22-of-37 passes for 253. Stephon Bruten was his top receiver with 11 catches for 117 yards.

The host Bulldogs, ranked 12th in the Sentinel 16, took an early lead after recovering an Apopka fumble. Dawson drove the ‘Dogs 56 yards and scored on a two-yard quarterback sneak.

Apopka answered on the next play when Burch ran 80 yards for a score and the Darters’ single-wing offense began its onslaught.

The Blue Darters also got touchdown runs of 72, 70, 69, and 30 yards.

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