SPORTS WRAP: CONCH FOOTBALL CONQUERS DADE CHRISTIAN

Jakari Blackman runs the ball. ELLA HALL/Keys Weekly

The Key West Conchs handily defeated the Dade Christian Crusaders at a home game on Sept. 16.

The final score was 44-6, bringing the Conchs’ record to 2 wins and 2 losses.

The Conchs will next face undefeated Cardinal Gibbons Friday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in Key West. On Friday, Sept. 30, the Conchs are again at home against Bishop Verot.

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