Palm Beach Central Broncos Continue Their Winning Ways On The Gridiron

Sebastian Christian was a key part of the Seminole Ridge offense this fall. Photo by Richard Areyzaga

The Palm Beach Central High School varsity football team remains undefeated on the season, as the Broncos continue their pursuit of a state championship.

On Friday, Nov. 12, the Broncos hosted Centennial High School in the first round of the Class 8A Florida High School Athletic Association playoffs. The Broncos prevailed 41-9 and moved to 9-0 on the season.

On Friday, Nov. 19, the Broncos host the Indians from Vero Beach High School in a second-round playoff game. Going into the game, the Broncos were ranked as the fifth-best Class 8A team in Florida, while the Indians (7-2) are ranked 13th. The kickoff for that game is at 6:30 p.m.

Wellington Season Ends in State Playoffs — Wellington High School concluded its regular season on Friday, Nov. 5 when they hosted local rival Seminole Ridge High School. After defeating the Hawks 21-14, the Wolverines advanced into the Class 8A FHSAA state playoffs. The Wolverines traveled to Boone High School in Orlando on Friday, Nov. 12, falling 42-7 and concluding the season. The Wolverines, under the guidance of first year head coach Daniel Mendoza, finished with a 7-4 record.

Seminole Ridge Stumbles in Playoffs — The Seminole Ridge High School Hawks concluded their regular season with an impressive 8-2 record. Their only two losses were to Martin County and Wellington high schools. Based on this impressive record, the Hawks earned a spot in the FHSAA’s Class 7A playoffs. On Friday, Nov. 12, the Hawks played at Melbourne High School, falling to the Bulldogs 41-7. Seminole Ridge finished the season with an overall record of 8-3.

Wildcats Finish with a Win — The Royal Palm Beach High School Wildcats concluded their regular season on Friday, Nov. 5 when they hosted the Lancers from John I. Leonard High School in Greenacres. The Wildcats defeated the Lancers 17-14. With that victory, Royal Palm Beach finally got its illusive first won on the season, finishing with a 1-8 record.

TKA Wraps Season with a Winning Record — The final game of the regular season for the King’s Academy was Friday, Nov. 5 when the Lions traveled to Palm Beach Gardens to play the Benjamin School. The Buccaneers won 52-6. That loss concluded the season for the Lions. TKA ended with a 6-4 record.