BRADENTON -- Yards were hard to come by, points were even harder.
Bayshore managed just 112 total yards -- 57 of them on fake punts -- in a 9-3 loss to DeSoto that eliminated the Bruins from playoff contention.
Jesus Urdaneta's 23-yard field goal just before halftime turned out to be Bayshore's lone points of the night.
Arcadia DeSoto (1-7, 1-3) took a 7-3 lead with a touchdown with 6:10 left in the game, then expanded it to 9-3 with a safety at the 5:28 mark.
Bayshore (1-7, 1-3) had two possessions to get back in the game but struggled to move the ball.
The Bruins return to action next week at Englewood Lemon Bay.
VENICE 43, LAKEWOOD RANCH 7 -- The Mustangs tried some early trickery against the Indians on Friday in Venice, but eventually fell to the Indians, 43-7.
Ranch (1-7, 0-4) picked up 35 yards using a flea flicker on its second drive and eventually scored its only touchdown on a 15-yard pass from quarterback Justin Curtis to running back Justin Fischer, cutting Venice's lead to 15-7.
The Indians, however, set up a Class 7A-District 11 elimination game against Palmetto next week.
Venice (7-1, 3-1) scored on touchdown runs by Bryce Carpenter and Matt LaRoche, a fumble recovery by Aaron Hackett and three touchdown passes by Carpenter.
Lakewood Ranch, which has already be eliminated from playoff contention, travels to North Port next week for a district finale against the Bobcats.
TAMPA CAMBRIDGE CHRISTIAN 49, BRADENTON CHRISTIAN 8 -- The Panthers defense struggled again Friday, giving up at least 49 points for the sixth straight game, and Cambridge Christian remained unbeaten with a 49-8 win against BCS in Tampa.
Bradenton Christian (2-6, 1-3) managed only 65 yards on the ground and 88 through the air against the Lancers (8-0, 3-0) to officially end its postseason hopes in Class 2A-District 5.
Running back Zack Cooper Jr. scored the only touchdown of the game for the Panthers on a 19-yard rush and Brett Gerber followed it with a two-point conversion run. Gerber also led the team with 14 tackles in the loss.
BCS is finished with district play and will host Fort Myers Canterbury next week.