It was exactly what they needed, and it couldnâ€™t have come at a more perfect time.
Braden River High senior Ryan Fischer stepped in at quarterback in the second half and helped lead the visiting Pirates to a 20-10 victory over Port Charlotte Sept. 30.
ODA committed four turnovers and 11 penalties in its 35-14 loss to district rival Fort Myers Evangelical Christian School Sept. 30.
The East Manatee Bulldogs Mitey Mite and Junior Midget teams both defeated the Suncoast Buccaneers Oct. 1.
The Lakewood Ranch High boys golf team broke the Donald Ross Tournament record by 13 shots to win the 15-team tournament for only the second time in school history.
The Lakewood Ranch High girls cross country finished third at the Flrunners.com Invitational Oct. 1 in Satellite Beach.
The Lakewood Ranch High football team failed to find the end zone as the visiting Mustangs fell to Palmetto 27-0 in non-district action Sept. 30.