Miami-Dade High Schools

P.J. Coats’ three touchdowns lead South Dade Buccaneers over Homestead Broncos

P.J. Coats scored three touchdowns to lead the Buccaneers (7-3, 2-2 District 16-8) to a 28-20 victory over the Broncos at Harris Field.

With the win, South Dade retains the Centennial Cup.

Coats scored two first-half touchdowns on runs of 10 yards and 1 yard.

Late in the third quarter, a 44-yard Broncos field goal by Uriel Hernandez cut the Buccaneers lead to 14-10, but the ensuing kickoff was returned 90 yards by Jhavonte Dean.

A 44-yard pass from Coats to James Wiggins extended the South Dade lead.

Prince Cowart led Homestead with 286 passing yards.

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