Unknowns and Undervalued

Posted On: 11/15/19 11:47 AM

Preseason classics are near and the FHSAA regular season officially begins on November 25.

We will bring you previews on all seven classes in the state of Florida and the independent conferences.

ICYMI: 

SIAA Preview

Class 1A Preview

Class 2A Preview: (Part 1), (Part 2)

Class 3A Preview: (Part 1), (Part 2)

Class 4A Preview: (Part 1), (Part 2)

We arrive on Class 5A and its 16 districts, here with Part 1. University School won back-to-back 5A state titles with a 72-46 win over Andrew Jackson.

2018-19 state champion: University

2018-19 runner-up: Andrew Jackson

Part 1

Class 5A-District 1 

2018-19 winner: Walton beat Pensacola Catholic in the district final. Now, 5A-1 consists of six teams from the panhandle area. Choctawhatchee and Fort Walton Beach came from 7A-2, Escambia, Pensacola Booker T. Washington and Pine Forest from 7A-1 and Gulf Breeze from 8A-1.

Teams to watch: Choctawhatchee, Pine Forest, Gulf Breeze

Other teams in the district: Escambia, Fort Walton Beach, Pensacola Booker T. Washington

Predicted district champion: Choctawhatchee

–--Choctawhatchee still has a lot to carry them even with 2019 standouts Diante Smith (TCU) and Joshua Williams (Pensacola

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