The boys and girls teams exceeded expectations by finishing higher than what they were seeded going into States and competed in the Florida High School Athletic Association State Championship on May 7th at the University of North Florida. Congratulations to the Girls Track Team, 1A STATE CHAMPIONS. Tytiana Wilson ’21 also won a State Championship in the 400-Meter Dash. Ronald White ’21, State Runner-Up in the 110-meter hurdles, and Maurice Leon ’21, 3rd place in the Discus.
On May 22, 2019, the Admiral Farragut Academy Varsity Softball team made history again, winning their second Class 3A state softball state championship in a row.
“One of the worst-best feelings in life is getting doused with gatorade,” Softball Coach Linda Derk said with a laugh. “You know you’re getting doused because you’re a champion, but wow it’s a sticky, gross feeling. It’s so worth it though. I wouldn’t change it for the world.”
Champion is just the right word for the softball team, who knocked out Orlando’s Cornerstone Charter Academy to win the first Class 3A state softball championship in Farragut history.
The headline read, “State track: New coach leads Admiral Farragut boys back to the top.”
The photo displayed a number of athletes with their index fingers raised in the air as BlueJackets coach Arron Prather held the Florida High School Athletic Association Class A State Champions trophy in his hands. Read more