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Late fumble costs Lakeland
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Jacksonville, Fla. -- Lakeland was a few yards away from taking the lead late in the fourth quarter against Jacksonville First Coast.

Then Sayvon Lowery forced a Lakeland fumble.  Reggie Northrup scooped it up and returned it for the game-sealing touchdown in First Coast's 24-14 win in the 7A state semfinal.

Lakeland quarterback Raheeme Dumas did his part for the Dreadnaughts.  He ran for a score and connected with Ian Bacon in the second quarter to tie the game at 14.

For the second straight year, Lakeland lost in the state semifinal.  First Coast with face Manatee for the 7A state title Friday at 7 p.m. at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando.

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