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Durant High School football player injured in crash

Plant City, Florida - Two Plant City teens are recovering in the hospital after a car crash at State Road 60 and Horton Road in Eastern Hillsborough County Saturday night. 

Florida Highway Patrol says 15-year-old Jamarlon Hamilton, a sophomore standout on the Durant High School football team, was driving a 2005 Chevy SUV on Horton Road when he failed to yield the right of way while crossing SR-60.

James Williams, 63, of Delray Beach was headed eastbound on State Road 60 and hit the passenger's side of Hamilton's SUV.  Williams was taken to Brandon Regional Hospital where he was treated and released.

Both Hamilton and his passenger, 16-year-old Javonte Shaw, were flown to Tampa General Hospital where they're  both listed in serious condition.

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Plant Steamrolls Newsome 50-23

Plant Steamrolls Newsome 50-23

Taking the show on the road Friday, Plant High School traveled to Lithia to play Newsome, who came into the game with an 8-3 record.  In the first quarter, it was all Plant, all the time!  The 3-times state champion Plant accounted for 3 touchdowns in the first quarter alone.  Two of them came from QB Phillip Ely, while the other came on the ground from Calvin Mann.

Heading into the 2nd, it was 22-7 favoring the Plant Panthers.  However Newsome struck with early field goal in the 2nd, but they were unable to build any momentum, as Plant scored on a 62 yard bomb between Phillip Ely, and Austin Aikes.  To finish out the half, both teams traded touchdowns, making it 36-17.

In the third Plant's Ely struck again, with a 1-yard run for a touchdown. Newsome quickly followed that up with a 6 yard touchdown run from Will Worth.