Nick Holm passed for 289 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for another to lead the Bucks over Pompano Beach Blanche Ely in a non-district game at Deerfield Beach on Friday.
The victory was the fifth straight victory for the Bucks (1-1) over the Tigers (1-2).
“We just wanted to come out and work some kinks out,” said Deerfield Beach coach Jevon Glenn. “It was good to see us come out an execute.
Senior wide receiver Jerry Juedy was Holm’s favorite target with 10 receptions for 108 yards that included first half touchdowns of 36 and 14 yards.
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Leroy Henley added added six catches for 118 yards.
“I feel like the offensive line did a great job tonight,” Holm said. “A lot of guys going out and catching balls makes it easy for me.”
Despite the lopsided win the Bucks were penalized 14 times for 140 yards.
“We weren’t pleased with the penalties,” Glenn said. “It marred a great win for us in a rivalry game.”
The Deerfield defense, which struggled in a season opening overtime loss to Hallandale two weeks ago, shutdown the Ely offense attack. They held the Tigers to eight total yards that included -43 yards rushing.
During the current winning streak over Ely, the Bucks haven’t allowed more than 12 points in any game and have outscored their opponent 139-33.
Freshman running back Jaylan Knighton added a 11-yard third quarter score for the Bucks.