It’s been a remarkable season for Florida High Basketball. A 23-7 record, a sensational 11 point comeback to beat Tampa Catholic in the 3A state semifinals and now its first state championship appearance since 1998.
The Thomasville Bulldogs found themselves in a quick three touchdown hole early and were unable to dig themselves out falling to the Fitzgerald Purple Hurricane 21-7 in the GHSA 2A State Football Championship.
High school football teaches young men so much: hard work, discipline and coming together to accomplish something bigger than yourself. Over in Perry, Florida, the Taylor County Bulldogs took those core values to the next level, and helped make one young man’s whole year.
“It’s a big challenge for us. They’re a really good football team and a great program, but those are the games you work so hard for to be able to compete against, and for it to be the second round, big game against the third-ranked team in the state, it’s hard not to get excited for.”