DeSOTO, Texas — This round goes to Florida.
Visiting IMG Academy, out of Bradenton, rallied for a 47-29 victory that dropped DeSoto to 0-2 on the season.
The Asceneders, coached by former Dallas Cowboy Steve Walsh, got a pair of defensive touchdowns late in the second quarter as part of a run of 34 unanswered points that buried the Eagles.
Ole Miss commit Shea Patterson, the nation’s top-rated dual-threat quarterback, threw for 180 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 49 yards for IMG.
The teams finished almost dead even in total offense, with IMG holding a 378-373 advantage in yardage.
DeSoto running back LD Brown rushed for 109 yards and a pair of touchdowns. IMG’s Tony Jones also had a big afternoon with 17 carries for 56 yards and two touchdowns and one catch for 53 yards to lead the Ascenders (2-1) in both rushing and receiving.
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