IN A NUTSHELL: Mason Fischer and Chase Sharp combined for five rushing touchdowns in the first half as Lakewood Ranch walloped North Port, 42-7, in a 7A-District 11 contest Friday night.
DID YOU SEE THAT: Fischer scored on runs of 42, 30 and 1 yard in the first half and finished the night with 228 rushing yards.
THE GAME WAS OVER WHEN: Chase Sharp broke a 7-7 tie with a 14-yard run less than three minutes into the second quarter, starting a run of 35 points in the second quarter for Lakewood Ranch.
UNSUNG HERO: North Port quarterback Devon Allen threw a 56-yard pass from Devon Allen to Skylar Razwilavich in the first quarter for the Bobcats’ only points.
THEY SAID IT: “I’m very happy. Our kids were in a tough situation. We lost seven in a row coming into tonight. It’s an easy chance – being out of the playoffs – for the kids to kind of just cruise through everything.