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ORANGE CITY — The Orange City University Titans were at home on their home-away-from-home, the Deltona High School field, Nov. 2, hosting the state's No. 3 Lake Brantley Patriots, the District 2-8A champions, and they played a solid game, although taking a 37-14 setback.
The Titans were closing out their season back on the DHS field Thursday night, Nov. 8, seeking to bring their 4-5 record to the .500 level. The nearby Pine Ridge Panthers were invading the area for the 7 p.m. kickoff.
The Patriots took a 10-0 first-quarter lead and stretched the spread to 24-7 at halftime. Titan quarterback Randy Cianciotto tallied from a yard out in the second quarter, with Adam Casas adding the point after.
In the third period, Josh Diaz gathered in a pass from Cianciotto that covered 65 yards for the other Titan score, with Casas again converting. The signal-caller had a big day in the loss, hitting 13 of his 24 passes for 279 yards, with one intercepted. Diaz grabbed seven of them for 151 yards.
The Patriots defense limited the Titans to 44 yards on the ground, while their backs accounted for 427.
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DELTONA — The Deltona Wolves ran into an undefeated buzz saw on the road Nov. 2, when they faced the New Smyrna Beach Barracudas, who improved to 9-0 with victories over DeLand, Mainland, Seabreeze, Flagler Palm Coast and Fleming Island, exploded early for a 56-0 win.
The ’Cudas scored on their first possessions, working ahead, 28-0, in the first quarter, and padded it to 49-0 at the intermission. NSB also played rugged defense, holding the Wolves yardless on the ground, while allowing just 27 yards through the air.
The Wolves will be closing out the 2012 season at home Friday, Nov. 9, when another free-scoring team invades the field. This will be the nearby Deltona Trinity Christian Eagles, who will be coming from a 61-0 triumph over the Ocala St. Johns Lutheran Saints.
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DELTONA — The Pine Ridge Panthers enjoyed an open date Nov. 2, and may well have been checking out their 2-12 final opponent of the season, the Orange City University TItans, who dropped a 37-14 decision to the state's No. 3 team — the Lake Brantley Patriots.
The Titans were hosting the Panthers at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, on the Deltona High School field.
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