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.
Nine student athletes – the most early signers in Heritage history – signed binding Letters of Intent to their colleges today. This morning’s event foreshadows National Signing Day, which is typically the first Wednesday of February.
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.