The No. 1 seed Patriots will move on to the Regional Semifinals in the FHSAA 5A State Tournament after a statement 42-0 win over the No. 8 seed Merritt Island.
This year’s swim season began the first day of school, Aug. 21, and ended after the state meet Nov. 3. The team includes 54 swimmers, boys and girls combined.
Homecoming King and Queen weren’t the only ones crowned after tonight’s game, as the Patriots’ 44-0 win against the Hallandale High School Chargers marked them District 5A champions for the second consecutive year.
Senior running back Anthony Schwartz scored the first touchdown of the night after catching a 46-yard pass by quarterback Cam Smith. After a second 1-yard touchdown by Smith, coupled with a 2-point safety and two successful PATs by senior kicker Jared Elstein, the Patriots clear first quarter 16-0.
With a final score of 7-0, the senior girls defeated the juniors to win Powderpuff, reclaiming their crown after two long years.
Friday night’s 47-9 win over Miami Jackson High School Generals extended the No.3 ranked Patriots win streak to 21 games on the annual senior night. The annual senior night honors the seniors and their last season with the team, with signs, pictures and presents from parents and cheerleaders.