The Seahawks (29-0) are three wins from a state title and face Gainesville Eastside in Tuesday’s region final. Sunlake started off slowly against a Pasco team it had beaten in districts but the Seahawks took command off a corner kick. Chris Wilkerson’s ball found the head of Derek Noble, who put it on goal. Aucoin caught the ball flush and rammed it into the top of the net.
Sunlake almost ruined a dominating first-half performance by letting Wiregrass Ranch get within a touchdown in the second half, but came away with a 17-12 win Friday night.
The Zephyrhills Bulldogs played a good one but came up short at John Benedetto Field as the Land O'Lakes Gators defeated them
Spring football: Fivay 25, Land O’Lakes 22Land O’Lakes’ Harrison Wood helped the Gators to an early 14-6 lead, running the ball 11 times for 55 yards and two touchdowns. Ethan Weilant completed 12 of 20 passes for 157 yards.
Defense took the night off Thursday as Cardinal Mooney played its spring football game against Carrollwood Day School at Lutz Stadium, part of Oscar Cooler Park.