BY RYAN SOLOMON
Over the course of the 2014-2015 school year, the Cypress Bay athletics department received many awards, including a state championship and many district titles.
The boys soccer team won its fourth state championship in five years, beating West Orange High in Melbourne on Feb. 14. Captain Luis Perez and first team all county winner Jake Fuhrman led the team. The girls lost to St. Thomas High in the regional semi-finals.
Taking it from the field to the court, the boys basketball team won the district championship on Feb. 9, beating Western High with the help of point guard Jordan Davis. The girls team lost in the regional championship to Deerfield High and lost in the district championship to Piper High.
The boys golf team won the district championship on Oct. 14, beating Western High. Johnathan Cachon was the team’s top performer, leading them to another district title. The boys also made an appearance in the state championship, where they played at Howie-in-the-Hills Country Club on Nov. 4-5. The girls team also won the district title and regional championship with the help of junior Brianna Buckley.
The boys lacrosse team won the district championship on April 10 at Pines Charter High, beating Archbishop Mcarthy High 14-8 with the leadership of defenseman Anthony Courcelle.
Moving over to the mats, the boys wrestling team made an appearance in the state championship, where they played at the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee on March 13-14. The team was lead by star wrestler Tyler “Catfish” Sage.
Skating over to the ice, the boys hockey team came up short in the state championship in Ellenton, Florida from Feb. 20-22. The team was lead by forward and top scorer Josh Rosenzweig.
The water polo team is on its way to states right now, as Andres Schmidt plans to bring the team to a victorious ending to the season.
The football team did not win regionals or districts, finishing the season 7-3 with the help of wide receiver Darrell Malone.
The boys tennis team is also traveling to states right now, as they play to bring home the title with the leadership of the Plutt twins (Michael and Scott).
The boys and girls track team is competing in regionals right now, as Thomas Morin and Stephanie Gilbert pace to lead them to victory.