Tampa, FL, March 03, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Citrus Park Christian School has three players that were honored by the Florida Christian Association of Private and Parochial Schools (FCAPPS) as members of its All-State team for the 2017 season.
Junior Josh Smith (wide receiver) had 54 receptions for 1,244 yards and earned a spot on the All-State academic team. Junior Jared Thompson (defensive end) had 47 tackles, 12 sacks, 3 fumble recoveries and one strip for a touchdown. Senior Nate Julian (quarterback) had 123 completions on 161 attempts and threw for 2,511 yards and 31 touchdowns. Julian also had 112 carries for 1,754 yards and 26 rushing touchdowns.
"The players worked very hard and supported each other through a successful season and we are proud of each and every player," said head football coach, Ed Schenk.
About Citrus Park Christian School - Citrus Park Christian School offers education from k3-k12th grade. The school offers a challenging curriculum, including AP and on-campus dual enrollment through Southeastern University. We teach every subject in the light of God's word to prepare our students for success.
About FCAPPS - FCAPPS is a full contact high school league in Florida that has divisions in both 6-man and 8-man. FCAPPS mission is to provide a sports program for small private high schools giving the students the opportunity to experience spiritual, mental, physical and social growth and development. Coaches use football to teach leadership, sportsmanship, and Biblical principles. In addition, the athletes learn self-discipline and self-motivation, and develop the desire to do one's best. Our overall mission is to use football and other sports activities as a means to glorify God and bring others to Christ.