ST. PETERSBURG — Elias Earley and Willie Parker each had a pair of rushing touchdowns to lead Carrollwood Day to a victory against Keswick Christian.
Earley, a junior running back, rushed for 130 yards on just four carries. His 41-yard touchdown run on Carrollwood’s third play from scrimmage set the tone early.
Carrollwood jumped out to a 21-0 lead later in the first quarter when it capitalized on a Keswick fumble before Dylan Rudolph punched it in from six yards out. Parker made it 28-0 on a 21-yard TD run early in the second quarter.
Keswick first got on the scoreboard in the second quarter when quarterback Parker Holland connected with wide receiver Asher Thompson on a 60-yard touchdown pass down the right sideline.
Earley, however, broke free for an 80-yard touchdown run on a reverse to push the lead to 35-6 on the next possession.
Carrollwood quarterback Taylor King threw for 126 yards and a touchdown. Parker finished with 86 rushing yards on nine carries.
CDS 21 20 13 0 — 54
Keswick 0 6 7 0 — 13
C — Earley 41 run (Yaffe kick)
C — McAlister 2 run (Yaffe kick)
C — Rudolph 6 run (Yaffe kick)
C — Parker 21 run (Yaffe kick)
K — Thompson 60 pass from Holland (kick failed)
C — Earley 80 run (Yaffe kick)
C — Parker 5 run (kick failed)
K — Thompson 54 pass from Holland (Storie kick)
C — Smith 29 pass from King (Yaffe kick)
C — Frankel 38 run (kick failed)