HOMESTEAD, FL — The series is now going in South Dade’s favor.
The South Dade Buccaneers beat the Homestead Broncos 34-21 in the annual “Battle of Lucy Street” on Friday night at Harris Field. More than 4,000 fans showed up for the game that was part of the 2013 Great American Rivalry Series presented by the U.S. Marine Corps and Hibbett Sports.
After losing the first 10 meetings, South Dade has now won six of the last seven. Homestead leads the all-time series 18-13.
Khalil Render — with his mom, who has been in and out of the hospital with breast cancer, in the stands — tossed for 280 yards and three TDs, including two in the fourth quarter to Tyre Brady. Brady was named the Great American Rivalry Series Most Valuable Player.
For the Broncos, Maurice Alexander threw for 208 yards and a TD while also running for another score. Ermon Lane (a University of Florida commit) finished with 100 total yards, while Gilbert Johnson (a University of Georgia commit) had 43 yards and a TD.
This was the final regular-season game for both South Dade (9-1) and Homestead (6-4).
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