Miami Xtreme Super Bowl
Kike Enrique Martinez returned an interception 30 yards for the winning score (in the second quarter) as the Kendall Boys & Girls Club Kolts football team edged the previously unbeaten West Miramar Patriots 12-6 for the Miami Xtreme 11U (105 pounds) Super Bowl at Milander Park in Hialeah.
Trailing 6-0 in the second quarter, game offensive MVP Kalani Norris-Hayes evened things for the Kolts with a 30-yard touchdown run.
Neither team scored in the second half.
The crowd erupted when Edward Arza made a huge hit to break up a pass play in the fourth quarter. Rudy Puig, the game’s defensive MVP, had a sack and a pass break-up in the fourth quarter. Also in the fourth quarter, Gabe Alonso and Jose Fonseca combined on a sack, Arza broke up another pass, and Stephen Roig made a touchdown-saving tackle.
Champions: Kendall Boys & Girls Club Kolts (13-1): Rudy Puig, Kalani Norris-Hayes, Justin Valdes, Nicholas Vives, Brandon McDuffey, Edward Arza, Andres Garcia, Gabriel Alonso, Stephen Roig, Andrew Brown, Dylan Vento, Jose Fonseca, Victor Bisbal, Kesean Norris-Hayes, James Gonzalez, Alec Olmedillo, Max Cuevas, Matthew Enriquez, Austin Leon, Alberto Arazoza, Enrique Jimenez, Michael Puig, Ryan Bermudez, Ryan Vento, Samuel Diaz, Gabriel Rios and Enrique Martinez.
Game note: This marked the third Super Bowl win for Arza. He won two prior with the Overtown Rattlers in Pop Warner.
• 12U (120 pounds): The West Miramar Patriots beat the South Miami Grey Ghosts 26-19. Trailing 26-6, the Grey Ghosts scored twice in the second half to make things close. Trevor Colmery scored on a 45-yard punt return and a 1-yard run.
Runners-up: South Miami Grey Ghosts (11-2): Trevor Colmery, Frank Ladson, Jacoby Graggs, Ahmad Harrell, Justin Diaz, Nicholas Graham, Anthony Arguelles, Luis Arenado, Basilio Fernandez, Lawrence Williams, Xavier Burns, Carlos Jacoby, Westley Neal, Jaron Jones, Axel Rizo and David Soloman.
Game note: It was South Miami’s third consecutive runner-up finish.
• 8U (75 pounds): Quarterback Jack Rivas-Vazquez scored the winner as the unbeaten Key Biscayne Key Rats defeated the Miami Springs Hawks 16-8 in the Miami Xtreme Super Bowl at Milander Park in Hialeah. The Key Rats finished the season 13-0. Jack is in the gifted program in Ms. Coleman’s third grade class at Key Biscayne Community School.
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Florida Youth Football League Super Bowl
The fourth time was the charm and the ring for Deandre Miles of the Miami Gardens Bulldogs Unlimiteds.
Miles threw a touchdown pass and scored on a run as the Bulldogs won the inaugural Florida Youth Football League Super Bowl by beating the Northwest Broward Raiders 14-7 at Blanche Ely High School in Pompano Beach.
It marked the fourth consecutive Super Bowl appearance for Miles, finishing runner-up the prior three times. Miles and his teammates earned champion medals and Super Bowl rings as rapper, singer, songwriter, businessman, philanthropist and FYFL founder Flo Rida provided team trophies, medals, rings and crystal MVP awards.
Miami Gardens middle linebacker and running back Wesley Dareus was also outstanding, and he received the crystal Super Bowl MVP award.