Sports Overtime Week 6
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Union County may have been bumped from the top overall spot in Class 1A, but the Tigers are still playing like the team to beat come playoff time.
No. 2 Union County overcame early struggles against No. 3 Dixie County to beat the Bears 28-14.
Dixie County built their double-digit lead early in the first quarter. Duke Dawson connected with Cody Mitchell on 37-yard touchdown on the first offensive play from scrimmage for the Bears.
Dawson followed up his touchdown pass with a 9-yard scoring scamper to push the lead to 14.
But the Tigers rallied from there, shutting down Dixie County and scoring 28-unanswered points en route to the final margin.
Other week six scores from local area teams are below.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GAMES (WEEK 6)
Union County 28 Dixie County 14
Newberry 16 Chiefland 7
Vanguard 42 Lake Weir 3
Dunnellon 39 Santa Fe 12
St Francis 14 Oak Hall 17
Lincoln 45 Buchholz 7
Crystal River 3 North Marion 44
Bronson 6 Trenton 61
Ridgeview 17 Columbia 52
Monsignor Pace 14 Trinity Catholic 38
South Sumter 41 Bradford County 0
Umatilla 6 Keystone Heights 21
Belleview 14 Eastside 35 (THURSDAY)
Bell 14 Hilliard 29
Branford 0 Jefferson County 53
Forest 10 Chiles 28
Gainesville 49 Citrus 7
Hawthorne 6 North Florida Christian 41
Lafayette 30 Hamilton County 14
St John Lutheran 6 Father Lopez 48
West Port 7 Madison County 51
Suwannee 0 Godby 54
Nease 12 Palatka 40
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