NEW PORT RICHEY — In Friday’s Class 5A-District 7 game, Gulf hosted Anclote in its homecoming game at Des Little Stadium, but Anclote ran for 274 yards on 38 carries to win going away.
The Sharks opened up the game with a touchdown pass from Brandon Vinkler (4-of-7, 52 yards) to Jonte Scott for 9 yards.
The Sharks would continue to score with touchdown runs of 50 and 58 yards by Trent Crawford (eight carries, 91 yards).
Gulf finally scored on a Avery Welch (3-of-15, 84 yards) 81-yard pass to RaiQwan Hayes.
The Sharks’ final score before the half was a Vinkler to Tymere Carter 8-yard pass, putting them up 43-6.
In the second half, the defenses dominated. The only score came in the fourth quarter on a 32-yard field goal by Michael O’Donnel.
Willie Barrett finished the game with 13 carries for 115 yards.
Next week, Anclote hosts Wesley Chapel, while Gulf is at Ridgewood.
Anclote 36 7 0 0 — 43
Gulf 6 0 0 3 — 9
A - Scott 9 pass from Vinkler (Peppe kick)
A - Crawford 50 run (Peppe kick)
A - Barrett 5 run (Peppe kick)
A - Scott 4 run (Crawford pass from Peppe)
A - Crawford 58 run (Peppe kick)
G - Hayes 81 pass from Welch (kick failed)
A - Carter 8 pass from Vinkler (Peppe kick)
G - FG O’Donnel 32