FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Senior quarterback Ryan Browne tossed four touchdown passes to lead Venice to a 35-7 rout over Apopka on Saturday afternoon in the Florida FHSAA 8A state championship game.
Browne completed 18-of-21 passes for 250 yards and connected on two of his four touchdown passes with receiver Keyon Sears. Sears caught scoring passes of 22 yards in the first quarter and 47 yards in the third.
Venice, which held a 21-7 halftime lead, won its last seven games to finish 14-1.
(All photos by Matthew Christopher)