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The East Manatee Bulldogs Junior Midget
team defeated the Manatee Wildcats 32-16 to capture the FYD South division title Oct. 15. The team will begin its playoff run this Saturday.
The Lakewood Ranch High volleyball team finished a perfect 5-0 in the district during the regular season and played host to Largo in a Class 6A-District 12 semifinal Oct. 25.
Nine-year-old Matthew Hansen won a first-place trophy for forms and a bronze medal for sparring at the Taekwondo Grand Prix IV Oct. 15 at Lakewood Ranch High School.
The Lakewood Ranch High boys golf team shot a combined 2-under par to win the Class 2A-Region 5 Championship for the second year in a row.
River Club golf course owner Mike Pascuzzi sank his third career hole-in-one last month on the 185-yard No. 8 during a Wounded Warriors Charity event.
The Braden River High football team kept its playoff hopes alive with a 26-11 victory over visiting Sarasota Oct. 21.