The South Dade Buccaneers opened up their season with a weather-shortened 19-0 victory over Coral Reef on Friday night at Harris Field.
Severe weather cut the game short with 1:58 remaining in the third.
Buccaneers quarterback Farlon Warren threw two touchdown passes for South Dade, completing six of 10 passes for 118 yards.
South Dade opened the scoring with a two-yard rushing touchdown by running back Marquan Stewart with two minutes left in the first quarter.
About halfway through the second quarter on fourth down, Warren went deep and connected with receiver Darnell Durham in the end zone for a 40-yard touchdown pass to put the Buccaneers ahead 13-0.
The Barracudas struggled to gain traction on offense, particularly in the ground game. The South Dade run defense held Coral Reef to just 19 rushing yards throughout the game.
An interception by Coral Reef defensive back Colvin Alford late in the second quarter nearly led to a scoring drive for the Buccaneers. Quarterback Keith Anderson and the offense worked their way into the red zone, but time expired on the half before they could capitalize.
With eight minutes left in the third quarter, Warren found receiver Ty'reise Gamble for a 20-yard score.
South Dade running back Darius Brown helped establish the run game for the Buccaneers, picking up 60 yards on nine carries.