3 They're on a quest for a championship... Bartram Trail High School's football team plays in the semi-finals tonight in Seffner, Florida. It's a game many didn't expect the team to play.. .after losing the first 5 of their season. They've also had to deal with one of their players being seriously hurt in a car crash. Channel 4's Vic Micolucci was there-- as students, teachers and parents gave the team a special send-off, before tonight's game. 3 3 00-1012-2032-371'23-1'271'35- 1'371'3816:22 "the Bartram Trail Bears went from having the worst record out of all the high school football teams in St. Johns County to being the last team standing and if they win tonight they win tonight they will go to the state championship." It was a VIP sendoff for the boys in blue... Bartram Trail's football team boarded buses this afternoon for the 6-a semi-finals near Tampa ...but not before getting a very spirited goodbye and good luck... 08:47 it's just awesome it's awesome that the school comes together to support us at a time like this.Just what we've been through the right to get here has been awesome. You know we're soaking it up right now, to go get this done tonight.05:58 In 13-years the team has been to the semi-finals 2 other times...but never made it to the championship. They lost the first 5 games of the season...but have won every game since then. It's hasn't come easily...dealing with tragedy ...the team lost wide receiver Aubrey Thompson...after he was thrown from a pickup truck. He's still in hospital...and remains on a ventilator...but is recovering.09:23 When a man goes down we have to man up and that's what we've been doing when we're playing we're thinking about him. What he would give to be out here so when we're tired we think that what Aubrey would give to be back on that field.11:21 "I think it shows a lot about us as a family. Aubrey always has been a part of our team. These guys really care about and love each other.And I think that we have seen that in the way they responded in the way the communities responded." So with winning on their minds...and Aubrey in their hearts ...these players couldn't help but smile.... 12:03 it's wonderful.They've worked really really hard. 15:52 and if the bears when tonight what is seems like everybody is confident that is something they will do they will play for the state championship this following weekend in Orlando. We will keep you posted. In St. Johns County, I'm Vic Micolucci channel 4 the local station.