THROUGHOUT A DECADE OF CONSISTENCY Bishop Moore Catholic earned a reputation as the quintessential blue-collar program. The Hornets were well-coached, well-trained and
fundamentally flawless enough to earn nine playoff appearances in 10 years. They weren’t going to trot out many major
college prospects and they weren’t going to go deep into the
playoffs, but they were going to squeeze every drop of talent
they had into every Friday night.
That description no longer does justice to a program
coming off a season that changed the perceptions.
Bishop Moore went 13-1 and lost 20-17 in a dramatic
semifinal on the road against repeat state champion Plantation American Heritage, which was loaded with college-bound stars and crushed every other Class 5A team it faced
by 29 points or more.
With most of its top players back, including blue-chip
blocker Parker Boudreaux and a slew of stellar defenders,
Bishop Moore enters 2015 as a 5A favorite.
“We learned last year it’s realistic to think we’re able to
compete at that level,” said Matt Hedrick, who is 102-43 in 13
What hasn’t changed, Hedrick said, are the keys to success.