High School Sports

Northview shuts down Vancleave in final non-region bout

Vancleave head football coach Lavon Capers.
Vancleave head football coach Lavon Capers. jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

The Vancleave football team struggled again on offense as it dropped to 0-5 Friday night.

Northview, Fla., won 25-3 in Vancleave in the Bulldogs' final non-region contest.

The lone score of the night for Vancleave was a 39-yard field goal by Alex Strong to cut the Northview lead to 13-3 with 6:43 left in the third quarter.

Northview rolled off 12 unanswered points to improve its record to 3-2.

Vancleave is averaging just 9.8 points a game this season.

The Bulldogs face the daunting task of hosting No. 2 St. Stanislaus next week to start competition in Region 8-4A.