Miami Dolphins Championship Series Finals
85s: Gwen Cherry Bulls (Greater Miami South Florida Pop Warner) defeated Fort Lauderdale Hurricanes (FYFL), 26-0
95s: Pembroke Pines Bengals (AYFL) defeated Fort Lauderdale Hurricanes (FYFL), 14-6
105s: Miami Gardens Bulldogs (FYFL) defeated Pembroke Pines Bengals (AYFL), 6-0 (OT)
115s: Pembroke Pines Bengals (AYFL) defeated Fort Lauderdale Hurricanes (FYFL), 18-6
125s: Pompano Chiefs (SFYFL) defeated Miami Gardens Bulldogs (FYFL), 18-13
140s: Davie Broncos (AYFL) defeated Hialeah Cougars (Miami Xtreme), 36-8
155s: Lauderdale Lakes Vikings (SFYFL) defeated Fort Lauderdale Hurricanes (FYFL), 20-12
UNL: Pembroke Pines Bengals (AYFL) defeated Fort Lauderdale Hurricanes (FYFL), 14-8
The Miami Dolphins Youth Programs’ mission is to emphasize the importance of education, physical fitness and positive choices for kids in a safe and fun environment. The Miami Dolphins Youth Programs’ vision is to prepare the next generation of leaders in staying physically active through our Junior Training Camps (JTC), Youth Football Clinics and Youth Football Camps.
• Miami youth football on YouTube at the Jim Varsallone (the jimmyv3 channel)
Miami Country Day swimming
The Miami Country Day School swim program featured varsity and junior varsity swimmers.
The Spartans’ girls finished 8-8 with solid victories over Keys Gate Charter and Doctors Charter. The boys posted a 9-7 mark with key victories over Keys Gate Charter and Doctors Charter.
Qualifying for regionals were Amelia Gregorio (200 individual medley and 500 freestyle), Emma Rodriguez (100 breaststroke) and the girls’ 200 medley relay (Jacky Lash, Amelia Gregorio, Emma Rodriguez, Eva Sher). The boys’ 200 medley relay (Giovanni Cragnotti, Grant Kushner, Isaac Kassab, Victor Cohen) also qualified for regionals.
Miami Country Day football
The Miami Country Day School Junior High football team was led by tri-captains Sam Cohen, Chris Haefner and Ian Spence. Each is a freshman.
Adrian Rega, Arman Singh, Amelio Joseph, Nelson Touboul and Franchesco Longhi -- also ninth graders -- played key roles as well in the success of the 2012 season.
The team was solid up front with offensive linemen Josh Abeckjerr, Arthur Cohen, Nikita Bogorad, Jaime Mejia, Nick Choi, Chris Haefner and Adrian Rega. Hector Estupinan made a touchdown reception, and Sam Cohen scored on a run. Zach Weinberg caught a 2-point conversion from Alec Rosen.
Westwood Christian top athlete
Westwood Christian High School named senior Daniel Ramis its Player of the Month for December.
Ramis, who has a 3.0 GPA, is captain of the Warriors’ boys’ varsity basketball team. Named to the Rock The Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team, he leads his team in scoring (21.4) and assists (7.5) and is being recruited by several Division 1 colleges.
His character and humility in the classroom along with his tenacity on the court led to his Player of the Month nomination.
JCC Maccabi Games
The Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center seeks participants for the JCC Maccabi Games.