Gators chomp on Blue Devils (photo gallery)

Published: Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 01:00 AM.

The Gator offense ran just 31 plays, as most of the second half was played with a running clock, but still managed to gain 384 yards in offense.

The Blue Devils (0-3) came out trying to play spoiler. On its play from scrimmage Holmes County quarterback Justice Bice hit Brock Harris with a 42-yard pass to put the ball on the Baker 14. Two plays later Stroheker came up with his first interception of the night and returned it to the Baker 32-yard line.

Thomas had six of his nine carries on the opening drive and completed it with a 20-yard scoring run. Malcolm Griffith added the extra point and Baker was up 7-0 with 7:28 left in the first quarter.

The Gators (3-0) were just getting started.

Baker forced Holmes County to a three-and-out. Three plays later the Gators were back in the end zone.

Beck hit Josh Long with a 35-yard pass, Thomas run for seven and Beck hit Kodi Moen with a 13-yard TD pass.

Another three-and-out led to the blocked punt ands touchdown as the Gators scored for the third time in less than four-and-a-half minutes.

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