PLANT EDGES BERGEN CATHOLIC TO DRAW EVENPlant (Tampa, Fla.)
helped Florida draw even with New Jersey in the Manatee Memorial Hospital Suncoast Challenge, winning 12-7 over Bergen Catholic (Oradell, N.J.)
scored on a 12-yard run in the first quarter to give the Panthers (3-0) a 9-7 lead they never relinquished. Kicker Grant Van Aman
booted field goals of 27 and 25 yards, including one with 1:27 left in the fourth quarter. Antonio Crawford
, who has committed to Georgia Tech, had two interceptions for Plant.Michael Gerst's
48-yard touchdown run gave the Crusaders (1-1) a 7-3 lead in the first quarter, but that was all they got against Plant’s defense. Bergen Catholic got to Plant’s 20 on its final drive of the game, but quarterback Jonathan Germano
was sacked as time expired.