Cavaliers top 50 again

Published 9:45 pm Saturday, October 22, 2011

Lakeland quarterback/running back Raekwon Johnson played quarterback and led the Cavaliers to a 54-41 win over Great Bridge Friday night at Cavalier Park. Johnson rushed for 258 yards and three touchdowns along with passing for two touchdowns. Lakeland (6-2, 5-2) led by as much as 47-21. The Cavs host Indian River this Friday.

Lakeland 54, Great Bridge 41

At Lakeland

Raekwon Johnson, returning to quarterback for the Cavaliers, rushed for 258 yards and three touchdowns and passed for 152 yards and two touchdowns as Lakeland (6-2, 5-2) put up a season-high number of points on the Wildcats (5-3, 4-3) in a contest with Division 5 playoff importance.

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Great Bridge scored 20 consecutive points to cut Lakeland’s lead down to 47-41 with 2:59 left in the game.

Johnson scored with a 47-yard touchdown run on the next Cavalier drive to clinch the Cavalier win.

Anaquan Peterson scored on a 5-yard touchdown run, followed by Marche Everett’s 28-yard interception return for a touchdown and a 27-yard touchdown catch from Johnson to Deonte Demiel, taking a tied score to a 34-14 Lakeland lead early in the second half. Evan Worley made 6-of-7 extra points for the Cavs.

Lakeland entered Friday’s schedule sixth in the regional power ratings. The Cavaliers host Indian River Friday at 7 p.m.

Grassfield 35, King’s Fork 19

At King’s Fork

The visiting Grizzlies remained perfect on the season at the expense of the Bulldogs.

King’s Fork’s Devonte Everett rushed for 84 yards and a touchdown. Sophomore quarterback Uriah Adams rushed for two Bulldog touchdowns.

King’s Fork (1-7, 1-6) plays at Deep Creek Friday night.

Nansemond-Suffolk 44, Greenbrier Christian 0

At Greenbrier Christian

The Saints turned the Tidewater Conference road game into a rout in the third quarter and got their fourth straight victory.

Nansemond-Suffolk, having allowed 18 points total in its last three games, outgained GCA 428-7.

Bobby Lamm rushed for 128 yards and two touchdowns along with booting a 29-yard field goal.

Jackson DeMello passed to Michael Tyler Lepore for a touchdown giving NSA a 16-0 halftime lead. The Saints tacked on two more touchdowns in the third quarter.

David Gough, Jack Russell and DeMello had one rushing touchdown each. Tim Burns was 3-for-3 passing for 60 yards. DeMello was 3-for-6 for 49 yards.

Lepore and Jared Morse had an interception each aiding NSA’s defensive effort.

NSA (4-4, 2-2) plays at Trinity Episcopal Friday at 3:30 p.m.