After a 44-15 victory over the Bakers County Wildcats in the FHSAA Class 5A State Title game, the Patriots are back-to-back state champions.
The Heritage football team is on their way to their second consecutive FHSAA Class 5A State Championship game after defeating the Immokalee Indians 28-21 in a comeback battle for the second game in a row.
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.
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.