Ryan DiPentima

Ryan DiPentima is a Social Content Producer for The Palm Beach Post. Before joining The Post, Ryan covered high school football for the Orlando Sentinel and did freelance work for Insight Magazine of East Orlando.

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Week 5 HS football look-ahead: Pahokee hosts Vero Beach in big matchup
 Not only did American Heritage make a case that it’s among the top teams in Palm Beach County with Friday’s blowout win over Monsignor Pace, but it also asserted itself as one of the top teams in the state in Class 3A. The Stallions have been dominant in their first three games and will have opportunities to continue to pick up...

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Not only did American Heritage make a case that it’s among the top teams in Palm Beach County with Friday’s blowout win over Monsignor Pace, but it also asserted itself as one of the top teams in the state in Class 3A. The Stallions have been dominant in their first three games and will have opportunities to continue to pick up...
Boynton falls short against McCarthy, remains winless
 Boynton Beach High hung tough with Fort Lauderdale-Archbishop McCarthy for most of the game Thursday night, but the Mavericks pulled away for a 21-8 victory. Two mistakes set the tone early in the low-scoring contest between winless teams. Boynton Beach (0-3) fumbled on the opening kickoff, giving McCarthy (1-2) the ball 21 yards from the...

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Boynton Beach High hung tough with Fort Lauderdale-Archbishop McCarthy for most of the game Thursday night, but the Mavericks pulled away for a 21-8 victory. Two mistakes set the tone early in the low-scoring contest between winless teams. Boynton Beach (0-3) fumbled on the opening kickoff, giving McCarthy (1-2) the ball 21 yards from the...
D’or, Cardinal Newman hope to sustain early season success
 One of the biggest surprises in Palm Beach County this season has been the Cardinal Newman Crusaders, who went 5-4 last season but have begun their 2018 campaign undefeated. The Crusaders got off to a similar start last year, winning their first four games, but slumped in the second half of the season, dropping four of their last five. &ldquo...

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One of the biggest surprises in Palm Beach County this season has been the Cardinal Newman Crusaders, who went 5-4 last season but have begun their 2018 campaign undefeated. The Crusaders got off to a similar start last year, winning their first four games, but slumped in the second half of the season, dropping four of their last five. &ldquo...
HS football Week 4 predictions: Who will pick up big district wins?
 This week’s action will see several teams square off against district rivals as we enter the meat of the high school football season. With Atlantic on a bye week following three impressive wins, which other teams will make statements in Week 4 and join the Eagles in establishing themselves as a top team in the county? Highlighted games...

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This week’s action will see several teams square off against district rivals as we enter the meat of the high school football season. With Atlantic on a bye week following three impressive wins, which other teams will make statements in Week 4 and join the Eagles in establishing themselves as a top team in the county? Highlighted games...
Week 4 HS football look-ahead: Major test awaits American Heritage
 Another week, another statement win for Atlantic High of Delray, which completed the Palm Beach County top-tier trifecta by beating Palm Beach Central, Dwyer and Pahokee in consecutive weeks. Pahokee gave the Eagles a run for their money, led by Deante Nelson, who hauled in two touchdown receptions and picked off Atlantic quarterback Kalani...

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Another week, another statement win for Atlantic High of Delray, which completed the Palm Beach County top-tier trifecta by beating Palm Beach Central, Dwyer and Pahokee in consecutive weeks. Pahokee gave the Eagles a run for their money, led by Deante Nelson, who hauled in two touchdown receptions and picked off Atlantic quarterback Kalani...
Weekend rewind: Atlantic stays hot, Dwyer wins big
 There were some lopsided scores across the county as teams began to separate themselves from the pack. Here are some highlights from Week 3: * Rashawn Faustine had two kick-return touchdowns in Boca Raton’s win over Boynton Beach. (Story) * Cardinal Newman surprised Olympic Heights in an impressive road win (Story) * Wellington bounced...

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There were some lopsided scores across the county as teams began to separate themselves from the pack. Here are some highlights from Week 3: * Rashawn Faustine had two kick-return touchdowns in Boca Raton’s win over Boynton Beach. (Story) * Cardinal Newman surprised Olympic Heights in an impressive road win (Story) * Wellington bounced...
Atlantic continues streak against top teams, defeats Pahokee
 Palm Beach County’s hottest team added to its impressive early season resume Friday night as visiting Atlantic defeated Pahokee 35-21 to remain unbeaten. Atlantic (3-0) was coming off a pair of statement wins against Palm Beach Central and Dwyer. The Eagles’ first possession of the game ended when the Blue Devils’ DeAnte...

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Palm Beach County’s hottest team added to its impressive early season resume Friday night as visiting Atlantic defeated Pahokee 35-21 to remain unbeaten. Atlantic (3-0) was coming off a pair of statement wins against Palm Beach Central and Dwyer. The Eagles’ first possession of the game ended when the Blue Devils’ DeAnte...
Unbeaten Centennial proves too much for Royal Palm Beach

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The winless Royal Palm Beach Wildcats hosted the unbeaten Centennial Eagles on Thursday to kick off Week 3 of the high school football season. The Wildcats kept the game close early on, but the Eagles pulled away for a 51-6 win in a game shortened by lightning. Royal Palm Beach (0-3) turned the ball over on its first play from scrimmage when...
HS football Week 3 predictions: Wellington, Dwyer look to bounce back
 Week 2 saw Atlantic assert itself as the best team in Palm Beach County, but the Eagles’ reign at the top with be tested by a road trip to the Muck to play Pahokee. Wellington and Dwyer, the team that Atlantic beat last week, will look to bounce back after disappointing losses, something that Park Vista was able to accomplish in Week...

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Week 2 saw Atlantic assert itself as the best team in Palm Beach County, but the Eagles’ reign at the top with be tested by a road trip to the Muck to play Pahokee. Wellington and Dwyer, the team that Atlantic beat last week, will look to bounce back after disappointing losses, something that Park Vista was able to accomplish in Week...
Week 3 HS football look-ahead: Atlantic, Pahokee square off in Muck
 The second week of the high school football season saw Atlantic make a major statement with a 30-13 win at home over Dwyer. The Eagles rode the momentum of a Week 1 win over Palm Beach Central into Friday night’s matchup with the Panthers and turned in a dominant defensive performance, holding the dangerous Dwyer offense to 13 points...

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The second week of the high school football season saw Atlantic make a major statement with a 30-13 win at home over Dwyer. The Eagles rode the momentum of a Week 1 win over Palm Beach Central into Friday night’s matchup with the Panthers and turned in a dominant defensive performance, holding the dangerous Dwyer offense to 13 points...
Weekend rewind: Park Vista bounces back, Atlantic makes a statement
 Week 2 of the high school football season saw some teams respond to adversity, others make major statements and yet more clean up areas that needed to be improved. Here are some highlights from Week 2 in Palm Beach County: * Atlantic picked up a statement win over Dwyer (Game story | Photo gallery) * Palm Beach Central won its first home...

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Week 2 of the high school football season saw some teams respond to adversity, others make major statements and yet more clean up areas that needed to be improved. Here are some highlights from Week 2 in Palm Beach County: * Atlantic picked up a statement win over Dwyer (Game story | Photo gallery) * Palm Beach Central won its first home...