+ Area cross country teams compete at FSU
The FSU Invitational, otherwise known as Pre-State, was held this past weekend, with multiple local cross country teams competing.
In the boys elite competition, Windermere Prep’s Franco Martins placed ninth as an individual, and Dr. Phillips placed 24th as a team.
In the girls elite competition, Olympia’s Emily Headley placed 14th as an individual, while Dr. Phillips placed 13th as a team and the Titans placed 25th.
Olympia’s boys team placed eighth in the select boys competition.
+ D.P. girls golf wins district title
The Dr. Phillips girls golf team emerged victorious at the Class 3A District 7 tournament Oct. 13, at Stoneybrook West, in Winter Garden.
The Panthers shot a 320 to edge runner-up West Orange, which shot a 330. Olympia placed fifth with a 504. It was the first district championship for the program since 1995. The Warriors’ Ally Moya and Dr. Phillips’ Cristine Lee each shot a 76 to lead all individual competitors.
+ Windermere Prep boys golf wins district
The Windermere Prep boys golf team shot a 290 Oct. 14, at MetroWest Golf Club, to beat The First Academy’s 300 and Foundation Academy’s 343 and win the Class 1A District 10 championship.
The Lakers’ Eric Berggren was the individual champion, shooting a 70 on the day.
+ Pop Warner teams reach final week
Area Pop Warner Football programs competing in the Mid-Florida Pop Warner organization will compete in the final week of regular season action on Sunday, Oct.19, setting the table for the playoffs, which will begin the following week.
The West Orange Wildcats will take to the road to face Wekiva, the Olympia Titans will travel and play against Azalea Park, Dr. Phillips will host East Ridge and the Ocoee Bulldogs will head over to Leesburg.
The Central Florida Youth Football League will be holding its second-to-last week of the regular season on Oct. 18, and the Ocoee Cardinals will be hosting the East Orlando Giants.
The West Orange Bobcats of the Florida Youth Football and Cheer League will host the Kissimmee Kowboys Oct. 18.