East Lake, FL-- East Lake High defeated Palm Harbor University High, 35-21, to win the 8A-District 7 championship. Palm Harbor University High finishes as the runner-up.
East Lake senior QB Pete DiNovo threw 3 touchdown passes, and ran for another. DiNovo has thrown for 12 touchdowns in his last 3 games.
East Lake will host a first-round playoff game Nov. 16. Palm Harbor will open the post-season on the road.