Due to COVID-19, fall sports delayed the start to their season but in the end, the teams achieved historic wins.

Boys Football

DEFENSE. The Braves defensive line tries to get the ball back in their game against West Orange on Sept 25. photo/Catherine McCarthy

The Braves varsity football team left the 2020-21 season with a 6-2 overall record. Out of the six wins the Braves triumphed with ease against Windermere (41-0) and Gateway (55-0). To watch livestreams of the games, click here.

Girls Volleyball

SPIKE IT. Senior Emma Knapp spikes the ball to start a set against Colonial. photo/Catherine McCarthy

The Lady Braves Volleyball team ended their season with a record of 13-8. The girls beat Colonial in the district semifinal match, ultimately moving on to the district final competition where they lost to Winter Park. Despite the loss, the team still moved onto the regional competition where they lost to Hagerty and ended the season as district runners-up.

Boys Bowling

AIM FOR PERFECTION. Aiming for a strike, Sophomore Peter Udaya powers through while competing against Jones and Apopka. photo/Marlie Hayes

The boys bowling team ended their season 8-7. The boys went on to play at the district competition where they placed 3rd but fell short when advancing to the state competition.

Girls Bowling

SMOOTH SAILING. At a match against Winter Park, senior Lacey Reid throws the ball on the ball track. photo/Marlie Hayes

The Lady Braves bowling team placed 3rd in the state with an overall record of 13-1. This historic win came after the Lady Braves pushed through winning both the district and regional competition.

Girls Swim

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STATE CHAMP. After winning the state diving championship, freshman Lanie Gutch poses next to Athletic Director Kevin Demer and Coach Lisa Maccarone for a photo. photo/Boone Aquatics

The girls swimming team finished their season with a record of 3-1 in their dual meets. Overall, the girls placed 3rd in the district meet. This season the team broke two historic records. Freshman Lanie Gutch broke a school record for the 1M springboard and swimmers. Freshman Amelia Wishart, sophomore Suhzanne Lorber, senior Mai-Ly Thompson and junior Marlie Hayes broke a school record in their 400 free relay race.

Boys Swimming

ALMOST THERE. At tryouts, Senior Dylan Umpierre takes a breath while approaching the finish line. photo/Brooke Evans

The boys swimming team ended their season 2-2 overall in their dual meets this season. The team advanced to the district meet where they were scored 3-2 in the dual meets. Individually, senior Camden Bell advanced to the state championship event.

Girls Cross Country

LEAD US. Moments after starting the race, Sophomore Megan Dolan continues strong as senior Isabella Santeufemio trails behind her. photo/Catherine McCarthy

The Lady Braves placed second in the district meet and individually sophomore Megan Dolan became the District 8A champion. Dolan represented the girls cross country team at the state championship where she placed 36th.

Boys Cross Country

PACE YOURSELF. While continuing to pace himself, Sophomore William Petersen heads to the finish line. photo/Catherine McCarthy

The boys made it all the way to the regional competition where the boys placed 11th overall. Junior Robert Schneeberger led the Braves in the district competition and placed 45th overall, his teammates trailing behind him.

Girls Golf

LOOK ONWARDS. Before taking her swing, Senior Emma Parker plans her attack. photo/Brooke Evans

The girls golf team had an overall record of 5-1 At the district event, the Lady Braves placed 4th but didn’t move onto the regional competition. Individually, senior Emma Parker moved onto the district competition.

Boys Golf

SWING IT. Using all his might, Senior Robert Greninger swings his ball across the course. photo/Carter Breeze

The boys golf team ended their season with an overall record of 3-6. The team moved on to districts and placed 3rd which qualified them to participate in the regional competition. Senior Robert Greninger and junior Nicholas Miller qualified for the all-district team made up of the top five players in the county. 

By Samar Baig

Hey! I'm Samar Baig, the editor-in-chief for BoonePubs's newspaper. My first name is pronounced like the season summer, but my favorite season is winter. This is my fourth year on staff. I enjoy trying new foods, traveling around the world, and spending time with my friends and family.

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