Sixth graders Camila Pereira and Taylor Wood were 46th and 47th, respectively, in 18:31 and 18:39.
Monsignor Pace High School boys’ varsity cross-country team, led by Coach Johann Odermatt, qualified for the Florida High School Activities Association State Championships in Tallahassee for the first time in its 41-year history.
At state, Spartans’ senior Ryan Ventura covered 3.1 miles in 17 minutes six seconds, the fourth best Miami-Dade time in Class 2A. Overall, he was 45th of 184 Class 2A finishers.
Michelina Witte, 31, of Miami won the women’s 30-34 division of the inaugural Turkey Triathlon at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek.
Witte completed the 0.25-mile swim, 10-mile bike, 3-mile run in 58 minutes 29 seconds.
Rachel Blechman, 19, of Coral Gables was second overall in 58:04, followed by Miami’s Nicole Rendos, 25, in 58:13.
In the men’s race, Carlos Dolabella, 51, of Key Biscayne was runner-up in 50:15. Boris Fernandez, 39, also of Key Biscayne placed third in 50:37. Miami’s Lee Zohlman, 40, was fourth in 51:54.
Other top Miami finishers: Clydesdale 185 0-39: 1. Jonathan Rinc. Clydesdale 200 40+: 1. Nick Sirianni 1:03:32; 2. Mark Milisits 1:05:39. Clydesdale 225 0-39: 1. Edward Nunez 1:12:52. Athena: 2. Gladys Liehr 1:17:50. FEMALE: 45-49: 2. Nora Curia 1:10:33. 50-54: 1. Barbara Wach 1:09:20. MALE: 10-14: 1. Serafin Dominguez Cid 59:45. 20-24: 1. Andrew Hibbitt 51:46. 50-54: 2. Alexis Dominguez 1:03:58. Visit www.multirace.com.
Miami’s Alfredo Veloso was second in the men’s 35-39 agr group of the Turkey Duathlon at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek.
Veloso covered the 0.75-mile run, 10-mile bike, 3-mile run course in 58 minutes 53 seconds.
Other top Miami finishers: MALE: 45-49: 2. Jasper Bell 57:10. 60-64: 1. Christian Poirier, North Miami, 1:02:41. Visit www.multirace.com.
Miami Country Day golf
The Miami Country Day School boys’ varsity golf team was young and inexperienced, but they refused to let that be a deterrent. After a 6-2 record in the regular season, the Spartans qualified for regionals for the 12th consecutive year by finishing third at districts.
MCD was led in scoring by eighth grader Nathan Lerner, followed by senior Talal Bazzi. Sophomores Lorenzo Figueroa, Matteo Moscucci and Spencer Berens made solid contributors throughout the season.
Miami Beach flag football
The Hurricanes beat the Colts 19-12 in the 7-8 age group of Miami Beach flag football. Jackson Gessner threw scoring passes to Gavin Basner and Cole Young. Gessner also scored on a run. Logan Spill broke loose for two rushing touchdowns, and Joshua Pina had an interception for the Colts.
The Ravens edged the Broncos 24-19. Brett Burstein tossed touchdown passes to Dillon Weissman and Noah Scheinblum. Weissman also returned an interception for a score. The Broncos’ Max Lawrence threw touchdown passes to David Saka and Julian Corniel.
• In the 9-10 age group, the Ravens shut out the Packers 16-0. Arthur Ackerman threw two touchdown passes to Bryce Hammon, and Tyler Tambor recorded a safety. For the Packers, Alex Lambert and Aidan Murphy pulled five flags apiece.
The Falcons defeated the Dolphins 27-14. Bryan Saka tossed touchdown passes to Joseph Kodsi and Tyler Elpert, and Maunel Norres added a rushing touchdown. Ethan Hunt returned an interception for a touchdown, and Hudson Elegant connected on a scoring pass to Alex Martinez for the Dolphins.