Ilio Sanchez said he was going to spend the rest of the day in bed after the John I. Leonard junior led the Lancers to the boys team title Saturday morning at the King’s Academy Invitational cross-country meet.
The Atlantic High School media center has become a second home for rising senior Anna Morera. With little free time to complete her homework after school because of athletic commitments, the nationally ranked synchronized swimmer and top student uses her lunch hour to get ahead on her assignments.
It was the first week of April and Jonathan Hayden had a decision to make. Stay home and try to defend his titles in both of the boys hurdles races at the Palm Beach County Championships, or travel to Gainesville to compete in the Florida Relays, where numerous college coaches could watch him perform.
A pair of Boca Raton sophomores took the girls state tennis championships by storm this spring, lifting their Bobcats team to a second-place finish in the Class 4A team competition at Altamonte Springs.
Drew Engel knew where he wanted to be. He just needed to find a way to get there. The Dwyer senior figured it out this season, recording a perfect 11-0 regular-season record and winning the Class 4A individual singles title.
NOTE: All teams selected by area coaches, not by The Palm Beach Post.FOOTBALLCLASS 8AOFFENSEEnds: Nigel Ceasar, Spanish River; Caleb Perez, Palm Beach Gardens; Khurazze Williams, Santaluces; Cody Wilson, Jupiter; Pernel Ratray, Seminole Ridge.
BOYS RUNNER OF THE YEARSALVADOR MEDRANO, JOHN I. LEONARD, SR.John I. Leonard boys cross-country coach Al Jordan’s initial encounter with Salvador Medrano was during Medrano’s sophomore year when Jordan saw him running on the football field.