By: Matt Rothman
Coral Springs High School faced a major test on the road against Deerfield Beach and nearly pulled off a massive upset, but fell in the District Semifinals 69-66.
The Colts finished their season with a 6-19 record but played their best basketball of late. They faced an extremely tough schedule and Monarch High School in their first District game.
Despite struggling in close games most of the season, Coral Springs had one of their most exciting wins against McArthur High School 47-46 for their first win this year.
They also beat Piper, St. Thomas Aquinas, and Plantation High School in the regular season and were credited with a win after J.P. Taravella forfeited.
With six seniors, the Colts will have to replace much of their scoring from this season. However, they do have some younger players that are expected to make a significant impact next year.
- Matt Rothman is a 2018 graduate from Florida Gulf Coast University receiving his bachelor’s degree in journalism. Originally from Long Island, he moved to Parkland shortly after high school. Matt worked as the assistant sports editor for his school paper, eaglenews.com in college becoming just one of nine students in his graduating class to serve over 1,000 community service hours. His goal is to travel to every Major League Baseball stadium and has been to multiple US Open finals. He hopes to one day to be a beat writer for a professional team.
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