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Lakeland Chr. 27, Berkeley Prep 24

TAMPA — It took two days and two overtimes for the Vikings to outlast the Buccaneers on a Grady Sharpe 27-yard field goal.

The game was originally scheduled for Thursday, but rain and lightning in the second quarter forced a postponement until Friday.

Sharpe not only kicked the game-winning field goal, but his 19-yarder with less than a minute remaining in the fourth quarter sent the game to overtime.

Lakeland Christian took a 24-17 lead in the first overtime when quarterback Christian Alexander connected with Leroy DeShazor on a 5-yard touchdown pass. On the ensuing possession, Berkeley faced a fourth-and-goal at the 1. Quarterback Brad Mayes ran in the touchdown to score and force a second overtime.

After a missed field goal by the Buccaneers on their possession, Sharpe kicked the game-winner.

In addition to his rushing touchdown, Mayes also threw for two scores.

Berkeley dominated the second quarter, mainly with its running attack. But it was Mayes’ 11-yard touchdown pass to Addison Grams just before halftime that gave Berkeley a 14-7 lead at the half.

Lakeland Christian 7 0 7 3 7 3 — 27

Berkeley Prep 7 7 0 3 7 0 — 24

LC – Simmons 80 run Sharpe kick)

B - Mathis 9 pass from Mayes (Iglehart kick)

B - Grams 11 pass from Mayes (Iglehart kick)

LC - Peace 20 pass from Alexander (Sharpe kick)

B - FG Iglehart 20

LC - FG Sharpe 19

LC - DeShazor 5 pass from Alexander (Sharpe kick)

B - Mayes 1 run (Iglehart kick)

LC - FG Sharpe 27

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