Miami Herald Picks St. Thomas Aquinas Over LHS

In Friday’s 7A football state championship, the Dreadnaughts’ reliance on running back Demarkus Bowman plays into St. Thomas Aquinas’ hands, “as the Raiders are awfully good at shutting down one-dimensional teams who lean on one player,” Miami sportswriter Bill Daley says. He predicts the Fort Lauderdale will take their 11th state title with a 35-17 victory.