The runners-ups are: Keith Anderson II, Elijah Bell, Jonathan Caula, Jeffry Charlemagne, Jackson Davies, Kevin DeCosta, Shaun Edgecombe, Javon Elam, Matthew Fernandez, Daniel Galagarza, Dervon Marius, Zachary Martinez, Dell’von McIntyre, Jonathan McKenzie, Brendan Mear, Javon Momplaisir, Elias Morales del Castillo, Daniel Morales, Libny Orisma, D’Sean Perry, Christian Pierre-Louis, Ben Smith III, Darian Stephenson, Terrell Washington Jr., Vernon Williams, Leonard Wooten and Tyler Zimero. The head coach is Creighton Silimon, and the assistant coaches are Keith Anderson, Ariel Morales, Marc Pierre-Louis, Tino Stephenson and Bernard L. Wooten.
Major Craig McQueen, the vice president of GMSF Pop Warner and commissioner of Miami PAL, presented finalists with medals and a huge team trophy. GMSF Pop Warner, under the direction of President Frank Gowin, features 19 programs from Florida City to Lauderhill. There are more than 5,000 kids, age 6-15, participating in GMSF Pop Warner football and cheerleading.
Gwen Cherry Bulls/Pop Warner football
The Gwen Cherry Bulls 80s football team won its second consecutive championship in the Bandit Division of the Sean Taylor Classic with a 39-13 victory over Miami PAL at Curtis Park in Miami.
The Sean Taylor Classic, named after the former Gulliver Prep High School, University of Miami and Washington Redskins star football player, awards the Greater Miami South Florida Pop Warner champions in each division.
The Bulls (9-1-1) got three touchdowns from running back Jaylen Rogers and two touchdowns each from Malik Allen and Taron Dickens. Receiver/safety Rashad Davis did a good job blocking and playing defense. Rogers also excelled at linebacker, Allen at cornerback and Dickens at defensive tackle.
The champs are: Malik Allen, Adrian Bridges, Shane Charles, Rashad Davis, Taron Dickens, James Flagg, Semaj Flagg, Corey Gibson, Tavoris Hallman, Andy Jean, Davard Johnson, Richaun McKnight, Zion Turner, Anjulius Minor, Jabarr Miller, Franchiell Nolton, Kaylan Reeves, Martavious Robinson, Jaylen Rogers, Amari Romer, Garrison Streeter, Treyvon Wesley and Travis Wiggins. The head coach is Kevin Turner, and the assistsant coaches are Corey Smith, Claude Brown, Oscar Smith, Adonis Davis and Trab McMullen.
The runners-up are: Yulkeith Brown, Quinard Logan, Trent Henry, Nathan Washington, Maurice Williams, Camron Yaber, Khalil Smith, Shayon Walton, Travis Warthen, Jamarion Nealy, Naetron Williams, Prince Michel, Kinton Somerset, Davian Lopez, Wilkerson Cesar, Maurice Smith and Ivan Arias.
• The Gwen Cherry Bulls also won the Sean Taylor Classic in Jr. Midget Division I. The Florida City Razorbacks were runners-up.
The champs are: Lavar Bateman Jr., Chaii Bland, Terrence Craig, Kiaryn Davis, Zaphaniah Dixon, Mark Fox, Marquise Frasier, Armond Frazier, Brieon Fuller, Damarco Harris, Cornel Jones, Jordan Jones, Antquan Kinsey, Theron Lee, Terian Lightbourn, Anthony Lloyd, Antwan Lloyd, Brandon Lopez, Arthur Mann Jr., Maceo Mathews, Deandre Merisier, Kh’lajuwon Murat, Franko Owens Jr., Kewan Parker, Jernard Phillips, Nakia Robinson Jr., George Streeter, Eldridge Thomas, Tiondre Toomer, Malcolm Vigille and Antwan Warren. The head coach is Joseph Narcisse, and the assistant coaches are Lamar Eady, Antwan Easterling and Mark Fox.
The runners-up are: Jamal Anderson, Quincy Barnes, Gabriel Bautista, Demitres Braggs, Christopher Carter, Darnell Durnam, Gregory Elien, Gregory Franklin, Tyrese Gamble, Devin Hardy, Corey Harvey, Christopher Henderson, Artavius Hill, Patrick Joyner, Aaron Kimbrough, Ceddrick Lester, Paul McIntyre, Robert Nelson, Hollowell Ponce, Mark Pope, Franco Rodriguez, Jordan Silva, Tyrique Stevenson, Xavier Tillman, Timothy Whiddon and Janer Zuniga. The head coach is Curtis Dewberry, and the assistant coaches are Greg Franklin, Quint Hightower, Ray Morrison, David Scott and Travis Terry.