Here are the nominees for the Pasco County football team of the year, sponsored by the Army. Voting lasts until 9 a.m. Thursday.
Gulf: The Buccaneers rebounded from an 0-2 start to win seven of their last eight regular season games to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since 2014.
Hudson: After starting the season 2-2, the Cobras won six straight games to qualify for the playoffs with an at-large bid in Class 2 of the Suburban Division.
Land O’ Lakes: The Gators, under first-year coach Dan Goodspeed, went 9-2 and won the Class 4, District 6 title in the Suburban Division.
Mitchell: The Mustangs secured their ninth straight playoff berth by qualifying with an at-large bid in Class 4 of the Suburban Division and advanced to the region semifinals.
Pasco: Winless a year ago, the Pirates went through a remarkable transformation under first-year coach Alfonso Freeney by going 9-2 and qualifying for the playoffs with an at-large bid in Class 3 of the Suburban Division.
River Ridge: After starting 1-3, the Royal Knights, under first-year coach Greg Miller, won five of their last six regular season games to win the Class 3, District 6 title in the Suburban Division.
Zephyrhills: The Bulldogs, who went 9-4, won the Class 3, District 7 title in the Suburban Division and advanced to the region final for the first time.