|Aug. 12||Preseason Official Scrimmage||Venice||—||9:30 am|
|Aug. 18||Desoto (kickoff classic)||Away||(W) 35-7||7:00|
|Aug.25||Bishop Verot||Away||(F.L) 49-20||7:00|
|Sept.1||Indian Rocks||Home||(F.L) 37-0||7:00|
|Sept.22||Lemon Bay||Home||(W) 22-7||7:00|
|Sept.29||Calvary Christian||Home||(L) 19-16||7:00|
|Oct.12||St. Pete Catholic||Away||(W) 35-0||7:00|
|Oct.20||Winter Haven (Homecoming)||Home||(L) 42-31||7:00|
|Oct.27||Clearwater Catholic||Away||(L) 28-3||7:00|
|Nov.3||West Park Prep||Home||(W) 53-6||7:00|
In August Cardinal Mooney beat Bishop Verot 49-20. Cardinal Mooney and Bishop Verot have been rivals for a long time on the field. The Cougars travelled to Verot and shared a mass and a delicious team meal with them before the game.
In September the Cougars beat Lemon Bay 22-7. Running back Bryce Williams had over 100 rushing yards and carried the team to a great victory.
In early October, The Cougars travelled to St. Pete Catholic for a blowout win of 35-0. The offense was led by Jack and Sam Koscho, and the defense played great holding the St. Pete offense to zero points.
1st Row (L-R): Trayvon Hall, Adrianno DiLorenzo, Geno Giardina, Sam Koscho, Connor Green, Nick Maroon, Jack Koscho, Ryan Katchen, Rees Swink, and Jake Hebda
2nd Row (L-R): TJ Blom, Ryan Bolduc, Evan Dees, Tyrelle Deener, Sam Linares, Bryce Williams, Michael Silver, Dominic Olivo, Robby Vassallo, and Scott Henthorne
3rd Row (L-R): Sean White, Jake Christensen, Meko Mayes, Douglas “Bo’ Lumpkin, Miles Curly, Cole Purmort, Anthony Einhorn, Isaac Green, Mickey Thayer, and Alex Schofield.
4th Row (L-R): Tim Bein, Andy Linares, Will Riesenberger, Will Lloyd, Evan Fitzgerald, Jacob Carnes, Michael St. Juste, Ettienne Torres-Zamett, and Michael Bright.
5th Row (L-R): Gabe Hahn, Matt DellaPietro, Doug Polk, Ryan Blechta, Ryan Baker, Ty Nevels, and Peyton Jula
6th Row (L-R): Coaches Ryan Barnhouse, Matt Lascari, Scott Ruane, Josh Moffett, Drew Lascari, Paul Mechtle, August Curly Jr., Peter Maroon, and Trainer Steve Favia
Head Coach Drew Lascari
This is Coach Lascari’s 3rd year coaching at Cardinal mooney. Before he came to Mooney, coach Lascari was the offensive coordinator at Don Bosco Prep in New Jersey. Coach Lascari earned his Master’s Degree in Sports Management at Columbia University. He is also the head weightlifting coach.
Associate Head Coach Paul Maechtle
This is Coach Maechtle’s 4th season at Cardinal Mooney. He was the head coach at Southeast High School for 33 years until he retired in 2014. At Southeast he won a number of state championships, and an enormous amount of district championships before coming to Mooney.