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Eastside Rams Take On Lake Weir Hurricanes At Home

The Lake Weir Hurricanes and Gainesville Eastside Rams have both had successful seasons up to this point. Both teams are 3-1 heading into Thursday night’s matchup.

The Rams started the season with a deflating loss to their in-town rival Buchholz. They have won three straight games in dominating fashion against Williston, Central and Newberry.

The Hurricanes started 3-0 with victories against Weeki Wachee, Belleview and Eustis before losing to Gainesville last Friday night.

Exceptional Quarterback Play

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Each team has had elite quarterback play through the first four games.

Lake Weir’s Deiontae Simpkins has completed 46-of-72 passes (63.9%) for 1,020 yards with 10 touchdowns and one interception. The junior has a quarterback rating of at 141.2, and he has also added 192 yards and three touchdowns on the ground.

Eastside’s Anthony Richardson has completed 34-of-65 attempts for 591 yards. He has also added nine touchdowns while throwing two interceptions. The Florida Gator commit has a quarterback rating of 110.3. The dual-threat quarterback has rushed for 334 yards and five touchdowns.

When and Where?

The game will be play in Gainesville at Citizens Field at 7:30 p.m.

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