7A District 8 recap Oct. 9, 2012
Will Worth of Newsome ran for the longest rushing play in 7A District 8 this season against Brandon last week. Worth scampered for 80 yards on the play and finished with 180 on the day as his team defeated the Eagles.
Durant extended the longest winning streak in the league this week by beating Plant City, 22-7. This was the team's fifth consecutive win.
The Raiders' dynamic duo of Nick Rodriguez and Tavares Chase proved tough for Durant to stop, as they were the top passer and receiver in the league this week. Rodriguez threw for 142 yards and Chase had 85 yards receiving. Joe Davis helped Plant City's passing attack out by catching four balls for 41 yards.
Plant City's Rodriguez and Chase have formed a dynamic duo this season, leading the league in both passing and receiving yards. Rodriguez has thrown for 751 yards this season, while Chase, a 6-foot-1 receiver, has 10 catches for 269 yards. Newsome's Worth leads the league in rushing yards with 697.
Kenneth Hiscock's team took down Brandon 35-13 last week, the largest margin of any game. Worth threw for 12 yards in the win.Story is based on stats entered in MaxPreps by Tuesday 5am PST each week.