All those schools you name were 1 hit woners except colombus who didnt even win it all and even then DFB got blasted in that game but again thats 3 years.
Deerfield beach has ZERO!! state titles lets talk about all the one & done years to unranked teams where they was heavy favs & yet they lost.
IMG isn't anymore professional than some of these other Florida high schools, both public and private, that get tons of high caliber transfers every season. I'm pretty sure that Venice is one of those high schools. They also chose to play IMG so nobody should be making excuses for them or any other Florida team that agrees to play IMG. If you can't play on the same field with IMG then simply don't schedule them. I notice that quite a few folks, consistently year in and year out, state that IMG will not be as good as the previous year and has no chance at the national championship. Then get upset that IMG routinely blows away some of the best Florida teams. I, myself, give IMG all the credit they deserve even though they are a sports academy high school.
Go to the 2:05 mark in the video. https://videogg.com/watch?v=ee1Mtk0tLxM
Bowman breaks off a 30 yard run deep in Aquinas territory and makes an incredible leap of the defender that was called back. Obviously Lakeland fans didn't like it and even some Aquinas fans I talked with thought it was a ridiculous call.
But you are the expert on officiating, what say ye?